Introduction to Watercolours

Art - Practical

Residential course

Jane Beech

12 February 2021 to 14 February 2021

From £266 Non-resident fee

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Description

Have you ever thought of painting with watercolours but don’t know what to do? Then this is the course for you. Aimed at complete beginners, I start with all the basics so that you can paint with confidence. Passing on some of the tricks of the trade I will show you what materials are available, what is a good buy and what is not, how the materials work then with practical demonstrations and exercises show you how to do all the basic washes; flat, graded and variegated, how to correct mistakes, how to build up a simple picture and by the end of the course you will be able to handle your materials with a lot of confidence as well as having produced finished paintings.

There will be an additional cost of £15 for materials payable to the tutor on arrival.

Residential Fees From: £338.   Non Residential: £266

Tutor information

Jane Beech B.A (Hons), Certificate in Further, Higher & Adult Education. Jane has worked as an Illustrator & Designer for a number of years producing Art work for local Councils, Chester Zoo & Dunoon Ceramics as well as working on a freelance basis. She created Illustrative designs for China and Stoneware using watercolours & line & wash techniques for the UK and worldwide markets. She has also produced Artwork for commissioned ceramics, guide books, display boards, brochures, specialised Archaeological Illustrations & Children’s books on both an employed & freelance basis. Exhibiting work across the Cheshire area. She started to teach in Adult Education in 1988 & has worked for Burton Manor College, West Cheshire College, for the LEA, various Art Societies & Art groups. She demonstrated Art techniques at Art Fairs such as the NEC and currently teaches locally in the Cheshire/Shropshire/North Wales areas, Higham Hall and here at Dillington House.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.