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'Abstract watercolour'
Ella Clocksin.

This course is fully booked but waiting list available.
Contact Liz Bryant on 01993 704345 for possible availability.

Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August

Learn how to compose abstract watercolours directly from your immediate environment. Structured drawing and painting exercises will show you how to rapidly record the abstract bones of a composition, using the school architecture, and other surroundings as starting points. Short technical demonstrations about working from observation to abstraction, maximising colour impact, loosening up, and watercolour's unique handling will facilitate your work. Reference to artists such as Richard Diebenkorn, Patrick Heron, Giorgio Morandi, will give you broad principles and lots of ideas. The course is suitable for beginners, rusty returners and experienced painters.
You will receive a full list of materials and equipment, with a few paints recommended. Watercolour paper cut to various sizes will be available to buy if you wish, as will boards.
Watercolour ELLA CLOCKSIN has 18 years' experience teaching art, informed by professional art practice and Fine Art study to MA level. She demystifies drawing and watercolour, using imaginative exercises to facilitate the journey from observational work to the more abstract or contemporary. She is Visual Arts Therapist at the School of Life in London, and formerly Visiting Lecturer in drawing at Winchester School of Art.


Course Cost for 5 days 215.
Non Refundable Deposit 50.