Painting Skies in Watercolour

12 TUTOR: Susanna Bailey (BA Hons MA Slade Higher Diploma)

Skies can be 'just' a background, convey the atmosphere of a scene and portray the mood of the painter. As Marcel Proust said, 'a change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves'. This course is about painting weather in all its mercurial ways. You will study the qualities of light and colour during the day. You will paint the dawn and sunset, a blue sky, a sky-scape burdened with rain, a rainbow, the moon in owl light and many others that simply happen because of the way the paint works. There are also seasons to consider and how they reflect tone and colour. This course is for beginners as well as painters with some experience. All materials will be provided.

3 AM
AM course

Course Notes

The tutor demonstrates (quickly) each and every aspect of the course.

Painting blues, clouds, sunlight.

Painting greys in all their eloquence, painting rain.

Painting dawn, sunset, and rainbows.

Painting moonlight, and nightfall

Painting a large scale image using a sky-scape of your personal choice.

Course Tutor

Susanna Bailey

Susanna Bailey

BA Hons MA Slade Higher Diploma

About Susanna

Susanna Bailey has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally since leaving Art School. She has also taught Painting and Fine Art at University level and privately. She has been commissioned to teach ageing American film stars 'on the lot', and travels far and wide tutoring individuals, and small groups of artists. She places great emphasis on the careful use of colour.

Susanna is known for her ability to inspire beginners with a love for Watercolour, to take those who have some experience on to more spontaneous levels of expression, and to insure that all who participate in her courses have fun.

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WK 1 11 Jul - 15 Jul

WK 2 18 Jul - 22 Jul

WK 3 25 Jul - 29 Jul

WK 4 1 Aug - 5 Aug

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1.45PM to 4.30PM

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