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Introduction to Watercolours 2 day Easter Workshop - £65

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  • Duration
    1 day

  • Start Date
    Wednesday 8th April 2020

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • Wednesday 8th April 2020, Part Time


This two day workshop will give you an introduction to watercolour by covering basic skills in watercolour and allowing you to experiment and fully explore the medium. Starting with the basics of materials, colour mixing and mark-making the two day workshop will build skills step by step working towards your own study. By the end of the workshop you should feel confident to be able to create your own studies in watercolour and understand some of the basic techniques to achieve backgrounds, textures and marks.

Day One:
Introduction to washes and different types of washes
Introduction to materials needed for watercolour
Mark-making and capturing texture through marks
Colour mixing
Techniques - drybrush, lifting off, bleeds, clingfilm, salt, masking

Day Two:
Planning a study
Exploring differences between wet on wet and wet on dry
Creating your own study

Days: Weds 8th April and Thurs 9th April 2020
Times: 10-3

Why Our College?

Specialist teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by in-house expert teaching staff and external specialists

Industry standard facilities

Courses are held at our Ipswich Road campus, ensuring you have access to our cutting edge college facilities

A wide range of courses

We offer a wide range of part time and evening courses

Entry Requirements



Please note that courses may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not met. Please be aware that if you are no longer able to attend your course you will be offered an alternative date where available, however no refunds are available unless this course is cancelled by City College Norwich.

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