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Watercolour made easy - all levels

Make a splash with watercolour! With a focus on a variety of watercolour techniques this class is watercolour painting made easy. Learn all about paper, brushwork methods and watercolour paints in this watercolour course. You'll have fun exploring a variety of techniques - including colour washes, backruns, cauliflowers, minimalism, using watercolour with other art mediums, and timing. You?ll also get the chance to work on a personal project on the course.

Watercolour made easy - all levels (APP0057BR)


from 1pm to 3. 30pm

For 10 weeks.


14 January 2022


25 March 2022


Brockley Rise Centre
Brockley Rise
Crofton Park
Se23 1pr


£168.50 (full)

£93.50 (reduced)

£93.50 (concession)

Enrol now

You can enrol by phone on 020 8314 6959 or 020 8314 7775 Monday to Friday, 10am–3pm. More ways to enrol

Call: 020 8314 6959

Call: 020 8314 7775

What prior knowledge, experience and qualifications will I need?
No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course. This course welcomes all levels and learners with some experience are also encouraged to enrol.

Learning Goals:
Complete basic watercolour experiments Explore various watercolour techniques Complete a minimum of 2 watercolour pieces. To identify and achieve a personal goal, as discussed with your tutor

What teaching methods will the tutor use?
The tutor will use a range of teaching methods during the course which will include the following: Demonstration - both group and individual, one to one tuition, group work, assessment of progress, observation, discussion / question and answer sessions.

What assessment methods will the tutor use?
The course tutor will use a range of methods to assess progress on the course. These may include: Observation, evaluation of work samples and question and answer sessions

Will extra work be required outside the class times?
This will be discussed with the course tutor at the first class and will vary depending on the level of class and the topics to be covered.

What materials will I need for the course and how much will they cost?
A small charge is included in the course fee for basic art materials and a model where applicable. You may be asked to provide additional materials / tools etc. for your course. This will be discussed with the course tutor and may not be covered in the course materials fee. Please do not purchase anything before your first session unless requested to do so. No liability can be accepted for expenses incurred for a course cancelled / altered at short notice.

What do I need to bring to the first class?
This is a practical subject, please wear suitable clothing. Materials will be provided for you each week but if learners wish to bring their own materials they are welcome to.

Options when finished
The department offers a wide variety of Art, Pottery and Performing Arts courses. Information about these courses is available through the tutor, the Curriculum Leader or the ALL programme.

Additional information
NB: ALL cannot be held responsible for any items including work, materials, tools etc. left by the learner in our workrooms. All learners are expected to remove items during the holiday periods and at the end of the course.

For general enquiries and course availability information call 0208 314 3300. For more detailed information and guidance about the course:

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