Visual Art

Introduction to Colour Theory and Painting with Watercolour Inks

From: £60.00

tue, 21 february 2023

10.00am-4.00pm

A chance to explore colour and experiment with a versatile medium

There will be an additional £5 fee to be paid directly to the Tutor on the day to cover the costs of materials used.

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Description

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.

 

 

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

Julie Stephen

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Julie Stephen is a freelance illustrator, fine art printmaker and art tutor. Julie worked as an art and design teacher for over 20 years but is now focussing on her own visual art business, The Artful Corner.  Julie also creates ethereal hand pulled gel prints, layering colours, shapes and textures inspired by forest walks, trips to the shore and sunlight through trees.

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. 

1pm-1:45pm Lunch

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.

Essential Information

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.

If you have answered yes and would like to discuss your requirements then please get in touch.