A chance to explore colour and experiment with a versatile medium, watercolour ink allows you to create a wide range of colours and tones to your illustrations and paintings.
Learn how to build up your own colour wheel and tonal ladder, before moving on to choosing your own palette of colours for the day.
Once you have gained confidence in mixing your inks, you will paint your own bookmark and greetings card design to take home.
About The Day
Start 10am Welcome and Introduction
10:15am Colour Wheel demo and how to mix and apply the inks with a brush.
10:30am Attendees complete their own colour wheel.
10:50pm -11am Short Break
11am-12pm Colour theory demo, followed by time for the attendees to explore painting, with a focus on creating a tonal ladder.
12pm-1pm Choosing own colour palette demonstration, followed by time for the attendees to choose and mix their own colour palette. Time to experiment with brush strokes, mark making etc.
1:45pm-2pm Demo of bookmark and greetings card designs.
2pm-3:45pm Attendees paint their own watercolour ink bookmark and greetings card design.
3:45pm-4pm Evaluation and discussion. Payment of any extra materials used.
Please wear old clothes or bring an apron/old shirt or overall. The inks although washable, will stain clothing.
There will be an additional £5 fee to be paid directly to the Tutor on the day to cover the costs of materials used.
This workshop is suitable for all.
Please note: There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift. The course will take place in the Gallery on the second floor accessed only by a flight of stairs.