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May 27 and June 3, 2018
Exploring Watercolour 1: A Beginners Basic Step-by-step Course

Linda Girard

Registration fee:
Members $120
non members $140

Materials fee: $40 (optional starter watercolour kit)

Age: 16+ | 9 am - 4 pm


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Learn a multitude of techniques while creating small, unique watercolour sketches. Apply large washes using special tools to create unique spatial effects as a backdrop for a wide variety of elements in this primarily landscape course. Learn how to build a palette and discover translucent and opaque colours to create rich and vibrant images. An optional starter watercolour kit will be provided for a fee of $40.

If the participant has the following list of materials, purchasing the optional starter kit is not required.

  • 140 lbs rough or smooth watercolour paper pad
  • 2H pencil and eraser
  • Tracing paper
  • 12-15 tubes of Pebeo, Winsor Newton, 
  • Da Vinci or Van Gogh watercolours
  • Palette for blending washes
  • Variety of watercolour brushes
  • Frisket or masking fluid
  • Course salt