Starting with Watercolour

10 TUTOR: Claire Warner

This course offers a complete foundation in watercolour. You will start by practising the basic techniques required to grasp the most important painting skills in watercolour and progress to finishing a number of paintings by the end of the week. Your tutor will explain key techniques and all the relevant art materials used, as well as providing plenty of demonstrations, opportunity for you to practise and individual attention. This course is suitable for both beginners and those wishing to take a refresher course. All art and reference materials will be supplied.

Course Notes

A complete foundation course starting from the very beginning with explanation of all relevant art materials used, key techniques and plenty of demonstrations, practice, and individual attention. 

All art and reference materials will be provided for use during the week, plus several high-quality mounts for completed pictures suitable for standard frame sizes. 

Recommended for complete beginners plus those wishing to refresh and re-visit the key foundational techniques needed to produce successful watercolour paintings.

Course Tutor

Claire Warner

About Claire

Claire works as a professional artist, exhibiting mainly in the Southwest, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and surrounding counties. She paints freely in watercolour and oils, and has added mixed media and the new Pebeo Fantasy Paints to her range of workshops. She accepts commissions from companies, shops, galleries and individuals at home and abroad.

Claire develops and runs courses for all levels of ability for students, from complete beginners through to more advanced and experienced artists throughout the UK. Her gentle step-by-step approach enables students to produce first class finished paintings in just one day. Claire runs regular workshops in Berkshire, Northamptonshire and the Cotswolds. She tutors art groups, short-breaks and holidays throughout the UK and overseas.

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Summer School Dates for 2024

All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 8 Jul - 12 Jul

WK 2 15 Jul - 19 Jul

WK 3 22 Jul - 26 Jul

WK 4 29 Jul - 2 Aug

Morning Courses

9.15AM to 12.15PM

Afternoon Courses

1.45PM to 4.30PM

All Day Courses

9.15AM to 4.30PM