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Beginners Painting Course 2019

4th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST


Beginners Painting Course 2019

In response to your requests, we have are running a beginners painting course this year.

The course will run for 4 weeks with Yvonne Darby as the tutor.  (Some of you may already know Yvonne who has taught a workshop with us before)

Yvonne has many years of teaching experience and is an encouraging tutor.

The classes are specifically designed to provide beginners a base from which to develop their  skills. Don’t be put off if you have years of experience, it is always good to refresh your knowledge and you might learn something you did not know!

Materials you may require are as follows:

  • A3 Watercolour pad  (A4 is ok)  Cold Press-NOT-300gms  –  IMPORTANT that it’s watercolour paper NOT ‘mixed media’
  • 3 Brushes – one small detail, one medium and a flat brush. Yvonne will have some brushes which can be used
  • 3 Watercolour Paints –  Cobalt Blue or French Ultramarine, Red or Magenta and Lemon yellow
  • Non-essential useful extras –  white, paynes grey and yellow ochre
  • HB Pencil & eraser
  • 2 water pots or small jars.

Lesson Structure as follows:

  • Lesson 1 – September 4th – Colour mixing skills  – working with  limited colours & learning how to mix through colour theory.
  • Lesson 2 – September 11th –  Working with light, shade and tone
  • Lesson 3 – September 18th – Perfecting elipses
  • Lesson 4 – September  25th – Working with perspective

Classes are restricted to 16 people so get your entries in promptly!

You can download your entry form by clicking on the image below or going to our Member Downloads page.

You can find out more about Yvonne Darby by visiting her website.

Image of beginners painting course for September 2019 with Yvonne Darby


4th September 2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
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Mick Franklin
01983 761851
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St Saviours Family Centre
Weston Lane
Totland Bay, Isle of Wight PO39 0HE United Kingdom
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