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Online Art Workshop: Watercolours

Watercolours - Art Workshop Outline

Watercolours Art Workshop shows you how to explore and become confident with water-soluble materials such as pencils, paints and inks. Allowing water to be used to manipulate these materials gives you an opportunity to drip, dribble or spray around a surface. By understanding the boundaries of each media can give you handles to hold onto to achieve more options for its use. Develop some watercolour techniques that could enhance what you might already know or give you a fresh approach to your own style of working with watercolour.

Spray, dribble, flow, drag, wash, wet on wet, wet on dry, and dry brush are just some of the ways to develop techniques to begin introducing you to ways of working. You will gain a sense of confidence around decision making and each technique will be applied to create a visual example to be documented in your Visual Journal. These will then be taken further to explore the possibilities of larger waterworks. Learn how to develop themes and personal subjects and use these as starting points to create your own unique watercolour creations.

Two videos included in the workshop are designed to expand your repertoire of how to manipulate and utilise materials and surfaces. You will be shown some creative and easy ways to take your techniques and skills further. From starting points you create you begin to open up the possibilities for your own artwork.

Art Workshop Content

Watercolour Techniques as Starting Points Video
From Starting Points to Beginning your own Watercolour Video
Use of Techniques (notes and definitions included)
Clear demonstrations of watercolour materials and their purpose.
Layouts in your Visual Journal to give you starting points.
How to include text to engage and inspire an artwork.
Watercolour Techniques template
Dot Ideas template
Backgrounds Template

Art Workshop Preview, Materials and Cost

The material list for this workshop is recommended only! You can purchase them as a kit from Art Workshops, online from various art suppliers or from your nearest local art supplier.

Stay Anywhere Pen Permanent Marker

Rains DL Watercolour Paper 5 shts

Mixed Media 5shts

Derwent Inktense Blocks Pkt 12

Kohi Noor Discs Basic Set of 2 trays

Mist Sprayer Pen

Tracing Paper 5 Shts A4

Brush Pen

East Art Brush Set Blue Range Round

EAST ART Brush Set Purple Range Flat

Acrylic Stamps Assorted

Note: To reduce shipping and overall costs, the A4 Visual Journal has been removed and the kit contains 5 Rains DL Watercolour Paper samples and 5 Sheets A4 Tracing Paper .

Workshop Price: $20
Watercolours Materials Kit (optional) $166

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