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Art(PR): Watercolour - Intermediate - CAR17212

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Next term start date

24 Sep 2019

Organisation

Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: CAR17212

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  • Carrickvale Community Centre
    2 Saughton Mains Street,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £152.50 for term
  • Tuesday 10:00

Activity description

This course aims to develop students' knowledge of watercolour techniques - colour mixing and composition. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No formal entry requirement but students should have some previous drawing/painting experience. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course, students will have learned: - basic colour theory; - watercolour techniques (eg wet on wet - wet on dry); - basic ideas of composition and perspective; and - use of additives with watercolour (eg cling film, salt and masking fluid). HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Each lesson begins with a demonstration - thereafter the student is given individual tuition. Books etc will be used when appropriate. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS/ADDITIONAL COSTS: Students should bring some paper, paint and brushes to the first session. Thereafter, a pencil, 12” ruler, rubber, box of watercolour paints (pans), water container, rags, brushes - nylon/sable mix - Flat ½” and round size 4 and 10, sheets or pad of watercolour 140lbs Bockingford paper, either Langton pad or other - approximate cost £30. Optional - masking fluid, black waterproof ink, dipping pen - these materials can be discussed at the first session. Discount may be obtained at most art shops on production of course receipt.

Term information

  • Date term started:24 Sep 2019 (starts in 124 days)
  • Duration:18 lessons - 18 lessons remaining
  • Places:14
  • Cost:£152.50 for term
  • Crèche available:No

Remaining dates and times (18 lessons)

Date Day Time
24 Sep 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
01 Oct 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
08 Oct 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
22 Oct 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
29 Oct 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
05 Nov 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
12 Nov 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
19 Nov 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
26 Nov 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
03 Dec 2019 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 Jan 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
28 Jan 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
04 Feb 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
18 Feb 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
25 Feb 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
03 Mar 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10 Mar 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
17 Mar 2020 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue details

Carrickvale Community Centre

2 Saughton Mains Street
Edinburgh
EH11 3HH
Tel: 0131 443 6971
Email: cld-carrickvale@ea.edin.sch.uk
Website:

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Bus Routes: Lothian 3,25, 30, 33, 35

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