Watercolour Painting Course - Short Courses Sydney

Watercolour Painting Course

What you'll learn

Learn to paint and use watercolours with our painting short courses in Sydney!

This watercolour painting course is designed for both absolute beginners and experienced students.

Starting from the basics, week by week this watercolour painting course will help you to develop your skills with drawing and watercolours, gaining the confidence to further challenge yourself. You'll have plenty of opportunities to practice, with exercises designed to introduce and develop the techniques.

Enjoy an optimal learning experience with this weekly watercolour painting course as it introduces you to the world of watercolour and to the complexities of the medium. You will further build on this knowledge with three paintings each designed to give you confidence and increase your knowledge.

This course is designed to be ongoing, with students encouraged to re-enrol as many times as they like to continue learning to paint with watercolours. Your teacher will structure each session to suit all levels of experience in the group.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this watercolour painting course, you should have:

  • Learned a variety of brush techniques
  • Learned tonal value in a painting and how to manipulate colour and tone
  • Applied techniques of watercolour painting
  • Learned the power of composition
  • Used glaze, wash and sketching techniques

Course content

What will be covered in this watercolour painting course?

  • The medium and your watercolour equipment
  • Application of pigment and brush techniques
  • Rules of watercolour
  • Colour mixing and atmospheric perspective
  • Controlling the interplay and water, paper, pigment & you
  • Problem Solving: How to paint your watercolour for success
  • Composition in the context of still life and botanical subjects
  • The illusion of three-dimension and the role of light and dark

Intended audience

Who is this watercolour painting course for?

This watercolour painting course is designed for all levels. Beginners are welcome, but some drawing experience will be an advantage.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

Option 1: Purchase a full materials kit at enrolment checkout. This will be supplied at your first class.

Option 2: Uncheck the materials kit at enrolment checkout and bring your own - materials list.

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes and/or bring an apron
  • Long hair must be tied back

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Shipra trained for 5 years at a premier art institute and has a Degree in Fine Arts and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She has worked as a Visual Merchandiser and Set Designer for...

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