Progressing with Watercolours - with Robyn Eastgate-Manning
$178.00 - $213.00
13 February to 2 April
This class is an 8 week course for painters familiar with the basics and wanting to progress their knowledge of watercolour painting.
The class consists of 2 hours tuition from 9.45 - 11.45pm and half an hour studio time where you are able to continue painting.
Robyn covers a wide range of techniques during her classes using demonstrations and tailored feedback to students. Each class begins with a review of work completed since the last class.
A review of work produced during class is also undertaken.
Suitable for those with some experience.
Students bring their own materials. We have provided a list which can be purchased at Gordon Harris in Vivien Street at 10% discount if you are a student at Karori Arts and Crafts.
Materials required for the course:
You will need the following paint colours as a base then others that Robyn suggests for various classes:
- A warm red eg cadmium red
- A cool red eg alizarin crimson
- A warm yellow eg cadmium yellow
- A cool yellow eg lemon yellow
- A warm blue eg cobalt blue
- A cool blue eg ultramarine blue
- Burnt umber
- Burnt Sienna
You will also need:
A palette for mixing paint, or a plain white plate works also works well.
Your paper ideally needs to be 300gsm to take lots of water without buckling. A3 size is good and A4 for smaller scale exercises.
Masking tape to hold it down the paper. We have some boards here to use. They need to be put back at the end of the session please.
A set of brushes – a size 12 or 14 round or larger if you have one, a size 6 round and a ¾ or 1” flat. for the term to keep your initial outlay down, or bring what you already have.
A notebook and pen for notes.
A soft 2B pencil for sketching and a kneadable eraser is useful for softly erasing artist quality paper.
Note regarding payment:
When you check out we offer two options for payment - internet banking or credit card. Our preference is internet banking as:
- We get the money the next day rather than 10 days later
- We don't pay credit card fees of approximately 2%
- It's much quicker for the Centre Manager to administrate
On completing your order you'll be given the bank account number.