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Roses in Watercolour

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Led by Jo Hall

This workshop will help you paint a rose using a very limited palette, with wet in wet, layering and impressed line techniques. There will be plenty of time to experiment with colour mixing and to complete two or three small rose studies using different coloured roses and a different colour palette for each. Please bring your own painting materials. Some roses will be available or bring your own. All details of materials and equipment are in the information below.

Sat 11 Jun 11am - 4pm

Information and materials:
Watercolours to include the following or similar;
A cool blue (cerulean or phthalo blue)
A warm blue (Ultramarine or cobalt blue)
A cool yellow (lemon yellow or cadmium lemon)
A warm yellow (cadmium yellow or cadmium yellow deep or other nearer to orange yellow)
A cool red (alizarin crimson or permanent rose)
A warm red (cadmium red pale or vermillion)

Bring any other blue, yellow or red colours you have. We will be looking to discover triads of primaries suitable for each of the roses we will be painting.

Paper; cold pressed watercolour A3 or quarter sheets; we may make two studies per sheet
Khadi paper would also be a good choice.
Sketchbook for testing colour mixes and trial sketches

Brushes: round brushes; small size 1 or two, medium size 4, and a larger brush size 6 or more.
Water pots, palette, small natural sponge, kitchen towel
A fine but blunt tool (wooden cocktail stick or embossing tool or similar)
Drawing board and wooden block

Some roses will be available or bring your own
Paper will also be available from the tutor at cost.

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£10 per session, £35 per 5 week course, £42 per 6 week course

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Paper towel, water pots
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