Watercolour and Ink – Painting the Seasons - Lymington Library - Monday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January and 6th February 2022


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Watercolour and Ink – Painting the Seasons

Lymington Library

Monday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January and 6th February 2022

1.15pm to 3.15pm

An introduction to combining watercolours with ink to create landscape paintings of the seasons.

  • Use ink (applied with pipettes) with watercolour to draw and express the seasons capturing both the colours and atmosphere
  • Apply at least one colour group (complimentary, tertiary of analogous) to at least one painting using the colour wheel theory
  • Create at least three watercolour and ink drawings
  • Identify how a mindful and focused task lowers stress

About the course: Ink and watercolour are beautiful mediums that have a long history of use and when used together they can create stunning paintings with impact

Who is this course for: Beginners and improvers. Individuals looking to develop their creative skills using ink and watercolours, over informal fun sessions

Previous knowledge or experience: None required except lots of enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a desire to have fun. This is a very loose style of painting and so very suitable for beginners

How will I learn: This is a relaxing and friendly course with step by step demonstrations.  You will be gently guided through different drawing and painting activities, starting at the basics. Each week will focus on specific elements used within art with nature as the subject. The focus is on small scale sketches rather than a big final painting

How will I be assessed: Through observation, questioning, discussion and peer/self-evaluation

What shall I bring: All materials will be provided

Next steps: Painting buildings in watercolour and ink

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

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