Watercolour – Lights and Highlights

Art - Practical

Residential course

Claire DuVergier

5 March 2021 to 7 March 2021

From £233 Non-resident fee

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One of the most fascinating AND most difficult aspects of watercolour is to produce paintings that are fresh and full of light. Identifying the whites, the lights and the brights before you begin to paint is a very necessary skill and as it is difficult to put the light back in watercolour once you have lost it, it follows that good observational skills and paint handling techniques need to be mastered.

This short course will explore all those aspects that are relevant to this particular area of watercolour painting.

Residential Fees From: £348.   Non Residential: £233

Tutor information

Clare DuVergier is a well-known painter in the South West and lives in a remote area in the Quantock Hills. She trained both as an actress and as a teacher and her first job at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter instilled a great love of the local landscape. In 1990 having followed a number of career paths she returned to the South West and to a full time career in painting in 2000. She has exhibited at a number of galleries in the South West and Scotland and for many years as part of SAW (Somerset Art Week). She is now much in demand as a lively teacher of traditional watercolour. She works primarily with watercolour and occasionally in oils and mixed media. Her paintings are diverse and include both figurative and abstract works with a particular interest in colour and light.

Visit Clare’s website for further information: www.clareduvergier.com

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.