Painting: An introduction

The Mansion, Totnes

Who is this course for?

This workshop is for beginners to painting

Course content

Week 1: Exploring watercolour

Week 2: Exploring acrylic

Week 3: Creating textures

Week 4: Exploring tone and layering

Week 5: Make a picture

Support and feedback

Lots of 1 to 1 support and feedback and

encouragement from the tutor and group


Additional costs and requirements

Entry requirements: willingness to have a go!

If you have watercolour or acrylics, brushes and

paper, please bring them to class on the relevant

weeks, otherwise there will be some limited supplies

to borrow in weeks 1 & 2.

From week 3 you will need to bring your own

materials, this includes:

Brushes, paper, palette, paint (either watercolour or

acrylic), sketchbook

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?


About the tutor

Suzy has been teaching painting for Learn Devon for the last eight years and is fully qualified to teach in the Lifelong Learning sector. She trained in Fine Art at the Royal Academy Schools and Wimbledon School of art. Her focus in classes is to help learners feel confident to work at their own level, gain technical experience and follow their own vision.

Further information about Suzy at

Start date18 Sep 2017
End date16 Oct 2017
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available