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Watercolour Essentials

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This event has been postponed until later in the year.

Learn about, make and use watercolour paints.  The course costs £65 and will be held upstairs at Write Here on the 23rd March 2019. 

The workshop is for all levels of knowledge and will cover:

    • Historical overview – late 18c watercolours to the modern day
    • Choosing watercolours – pans or tubes?
    • How watercolours are made – choice of binding agents and pigments
    • Permanent palette for watercolour - list of essential colours to get started….make sample paint outs of each as mas tone, wash, etc
    • Special colours – granulating pigments, unusual pigments, special mixtures, etc.
    • Choosing papers for watercolour
    • Choosing brushes for watercolour
    • Watercolour mediums and grounds