Workshop: A Beginners’ Guide to Watercolour Painting (H0978CE21)


Drill Hall, Horsham


10:00 - 15:30


5 hours x 1 session

Helen Kelly

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£32.50
Total cost£32.50


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?

There are a number of other interesting art classes available throughout the year, exploring different media, techniques and styles.

If you would like more information about progression or enrolling onto another course, please speak to your tutor or a member of staff by calling 0345 601 01 61 or emailing [email protected]

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Aspire Sussex welcomes students from all sections of our diverse community. If you feel you have additional learning needs, please ask about the support that is available.

Course Location

Drill Hall
Denne Road
West Sussex
RH12 1JF