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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23RO410PDrawing and Painting: Intro to WatercolourTHURMASTON THE ROUNDHILL ACADEMYThu1:30 PM3:30 PM05/10/202314/12/2023Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23RO438PDrawing and Painting: Intro to WatercolourTHURMASTON THE ROUNDHILL ACADEMYThu1:30 PM3:30 PM11/01/202421/03/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23RO439PDrawing and Painting: Intro to WatercolourTHURMASTON THE ROUNDHILL ACADEMYThu1:30 PM3:30 PM18/04/202427/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

01. Who is this course for?
A course which aims to build the learners confidence and develop a broad range of skills and techniques that form an understanding of the full range of the watercolour medium, its possibilities and its beautiful qualities. Demonstrations, help, support and tips will be a feature of the course and its progression…

02. What will I learn?
The course is designed to cover all the basics of watercolour painting, to develop your understanding of techniques, how to apply and mix colour, wash progression, drawing skill development and to help to build and confidence to set you on your own path in exploring this fascinating medium.

03. How will I learn?
Continued one to one support in every session, aligned to outcomes and with Individual Learning Plans, and feedback on progress and support at every stage…

04. What will I need to bring?
Brushes numbers: 3,5,7 pencils HB and 2B, A water container, a jam jar will suffice Watercolour paper, winsor and newton or rowney are good manufacturers of this A sketching set of watercolours, the above manufacturers are again recommended, your tutor can advise on this and paper if necessary A wax crayon or candle A sponge Tissues A drawing board- a piece of chipboard will be fine, roughly 50cms x 35cms x 1cm in size An eraser A mixing palette, a white plate will be great for this

05. What skills or experience do I need?
No previous experience is necessary, just the desire to engage with the subject and develop your skills in a supportive and positive learning environment.

08. How will I be supported in my learning?
Once you start, if you have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

Teaching And Learning In The Community
Many learners book holidays during the length of their courses and whilst we realise this is personal choice, please consider that missed lessons can affect funding for adult learning courses. This may impact on us being able to offer similar courses in the future.

For More Information And How To Enrol
If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can call into our local centres, call our Enrolment Team, or for some courses, you can enrol online. If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free, 1:1, impartial advice. Call our Freephone 0800 988 0308

Online Learning
If you are enrolling for an online/blended learning course: It is important to check the detailed course information prior to enrolment to ensure you have suitable equipment and software. You will also need a reliable internet connection to participate in this course. If you are not sure about the requirements or have any queries or questions please get in touch with our enrolment staff using the contact details provided. Please note that online courses may be recorded and shared with adult learning staff for quality assurance purposes.

Additional Costs And/Or Resources:
The only on costs will be if paper or paints run out with use. If any other materials are required the tutor will advise prior to that session…

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