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Whether you are a beginner or already have some experience of painting with watercolours, you will find that this course starts with the basics and allows you to acquire a range of useful skills.

We will cover colour mixing, how to lay on washes, wet in wet and weird and wonderful techniques using cling film and wax to create texture.

Please bring in any paints and brushes you have, paper can be supplied at cost.


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DURATION: Half day

DAY: Saturday

TIME:  10.30am-2.30pm


Autumn: 12 October 2019

WHERE: Brighton Junction

COURSE FEE: £30 Full Fee / £20 Concessions / £15 Better Living Through Learning


Please note that concessions are not available online.

Please see further information on fees and concessions online or in our brochure.






This course aims to: 

Help you understand how to use watercolours through interesting exercises. We will cover colour theory and mixing, how to lay on washes, working wet in wet and how lay on coloured glazes.


Who this course is for?

Beginners and those with some experience.


What will I be able to do by the end of this course?

Use watercolours with confidence in your own work.


What materials will I need for the course?

A set of watercolours, a watercolour brush (size 12 round), a palette and a pencil.  There will be some materials to borrow on the day if you are unable to provide your own.


Roughly how much will they cost?



How will I know I am making progress?

Through group review of work and feedback from the tutor.


Who is the course tutor?

Lucy Parker is a professional artist and has been teaching for 20 years.  You can see her work on her website


What next?

Further painting and drawing courses at Friends Centre




Saturday 12 October 2019
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Sessions: 1

Full price: £30.00
Concession rate (if available): £20.00
Please note that concessions are not available online.
Click here for information on fees and concessions.

Brighton Junction


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