Watercolours for beginners 2

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

In this watercolour painting course, you will learn advanced painting techniques that will enable you to develop your own project. Taught in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Course content

You will learn advanced watercolour painting techniques and how to combine these to develop your own style. With help from the tutor you will be able to set your own project and experiment with what you have learnt on the course. Throughout the course your tutor will show you different artists work to inspire and inform you.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be there for assistance and advice.

Additional costs and requirements

Please bring any watercolour paints that you have, brushes and paper.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a  short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged  over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, there is no need to do anything in your own time, but you may wish to experiment on your own between classes.

About the tutor

Nicky Montagu is an Art, Craft & design tutor for Learn Devon and teaches study skills at Petroc college. She has taught on many different courses in London as an Art & Design Lecturer, including Richmond upon Thames College and London College of Fashion. She graduated from the University of East London with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art and gained a PGCE teacher training at the University of Greenwich.

She has worked as an Interior Designer on both domestic and commercial projects, and as a freelance lighting designer for Home-deq

Nicky has lived in Devon for the past four years where she has recently set up a printmaking studio. Her current work is about living on the Taw estuary in North Devon and is interested in texture and pattern in the landscape inspired by the ambient light and changing tides and seasons. She is interested in many different areas of art, craft and design including textiles, printing, sewing,

Start date01 Nov 2018
End date29 Nov 2018
Start time18:30
End time21:00
Concessions not available