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Introduction to Watercolours Workshop


Sat 7 Apr 2018, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland

Restrictions: R15

Ticket Information:

  • Course fee (materials extra): $75.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: SelwynComed

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

This course will run on Saturday 7 April 2017 10am - 4pm with Grant Waugh.

Learn the basics to begin your journey with watercolours. Explore the mood and possibilities of watercolours. Various trade secrets will be revealed as well as techniques and materials. You will explore the qualities of this amazing medium and discover the radiant colours that can be achieved.

Please bring the following:
- A water container (plastic ice cream container or similar)
- A roll of paper towel
- Drawing pencil (2B is good), soft rubber and ruler
- A watercolour palette

Additional materials:
Option 1: For all other materials (paper, board, brushes, paints etc), the teacher can supply these to use during classes for a fee of $25.00 (payable directly to the tutor or at the office).
Option 2: If you prefer to supply your own materials, please bring the following:

- Fabriano Artisitco paper, 300gsm cold pressed
- 1 x MDF stretcher board 6700mm x 480mm x 6mm (or glass with soften edges)
- 2+ selection of good quality watercolour brushes: 6 - 8, 10 - 12 (flat with a rounded top is a good start)
- Good quality watercolour paints (in tubes) in the following colours: primary blue, red, yellow, black and purple. Green optional.

We recommend Gordon Harris Newmarket - mention Selwyn Community Education and you will access a 10% discount

We also offer the course in the evenings. Visit our website or search eventfinder for more information.

Our mission is to provide quality affordable and accessible lifelong learning opportunities for our community.

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