On this beginners’ course you will explore watercolour techniques and make an observational painting in the Botanic Garden. You will be guided through the basics of watercolour technique with simple and effective demonstrations to experience and learn how it works with professional painter, John Wiltshire. By the end of this introductory day, you may surprise yourself with what you can achieve with the right materials and some practical tips to boost your confidence with watercolour. Materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring any materials that you would prefer to use.
John is an artist with over 30 years experience specialising in observational painting who, as an ex-Cambridge resident, spent plenty of time in the Botanic Garden. Twice a winner of the Royal Watercolour Society’s open exhibition, his watercolour technique uses a restricted palette of five colours. John has been teaching painting and drawing skills since 1995 and has Qualified Teacher Status.
Bookings for this course will close 9 April
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