Watercolour: Beginners (LDH417CD22)


Drill Hall, Horsham


13:00 - 15:00


2 hours x 9 sessions

Helen Kelly

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£117.00
Total cost£117.00


Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)

What is the course about?

Are you keen to learn watercolour painting, but don’t know where to start?
Or did you learn watercolour painting a long time ago and need a refresher?

Through a series of demonstrations you will be shown some basic watercolour techniques and some exciting texture techniques that will reveal the beauty and versatility of this medium.

By the end of the day you will have produced samples of watercolour painting techniques and at least one painting.

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

This is a course for beginners and those who need a refresher.

What do I need to bring with me?

Several sheets, or a pad of cold pressed watercolour paper, minimum size A4, a 2B pencil, an eraser and sharpener.

Any watercolour paints you already own, or tubes of Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Lemon, Cadmium Red, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Winsor Blue Green Shade and French Ultramarine (or the nearest equivalent to these 6 colours).

Any watercolour brushes you already have, or a medium size round brush.

Plastic palette, 2 plastic water pots, kitchen paper.

If you have any queries regarding materials, please telephone Aspire Sussex who will arrange for the tutor to contact you.

Are there any additional costs?

No additional costs.

What can I do next?

You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.

Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include: Computer Skills for Beginners and Improvers, Microsoft packages, Creative Writing and British Sign Language.

Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, and GCSE English and Maths.

Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.

Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment and personal fulfilment, encourage social interaction. Courses available include: Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography and many more.

Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions, please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at www.aspiresussex.org.uk

Course Location

Drill Hall
Denne Road
West Sussex
RH12 1JF