Creative watercolour : using texture and special effects

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

This course is for those who have some experience of watercolour painting and want to take it a bit further using special effects. This will produce unconventional and challenging images. Come along and explore something new. Taught in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Course content

You will learn a range of watercolour techniques including: salt and bleach dispersal, granulation, rice and sand resist, cling film resist, composition building.

Support and feedback

The tutor will always be there for help, advice and support.

Additional costs and requirements

A pencil, a range of brushes, palette and water pot, watercolour paints, watercolour 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 2019 and your household income below £16,009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details. 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, but anything you did would be to your advantage.

About the tutor

Harry Roberts currently works on Art and Design courses and a range of Art/music based ALDD courses for Learn Devon.  

Harry has a PGCE from the University of Reading and a BA Hons (Ist class) from the Polytechnic Wolverhampton and Ecole des Beaux Arts de Lyon.  

When he was a student his tutor was Anish Kapoor.  

‘I love showing people new things and materials and helping them develop their skills. I believe everyone has a creative ability. We all drew before we could speak but sometimes this creative ability gets lost or buried. I like people to find what they never really knew they had.’  

Harry Roberts. Art, Craft and Design Tutor, Learn Devon.

Start date15 Jan 2020
End date12 Feb 2020
Start time14:30
End time17:00
Concessions not available