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Create an atmospheric cityscape in the blue hues of dusk using expressive watercolours and lots of water. Mix colours on the page (rather than in the palette) to depict the silhouettes of buildings and trees. You friendly tutor will explain the benefits of painting wet-in-wet in this way, introducing you to “lifting-off” techniques, the joy of using rigid watercolour board, as well as choosing pigments that react beautifully together.
The workshop will conclude by considering troubleshooting strategies and ways to review your “finished” piece. By the end of the day you will have acquired some of the skills and knowledge to continue developing this style of painting at home.
Catherine Beale is an award-winning painter from Bath. She is a member of The Society of Women Artists with whom she regularly exhibits at London’s Mall Galleries. Her paintings have hung in the Holburne Portrait Prize (Bath) as well as the Royal West of England Academy, Royal Watercolour Society and Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. Catherine enjoys explaining her techniques to groups, in articles in The Artist Magazine and as a registered SAA Tutor.
All abilities very welcome.
Materials are available to purchase in the Truro Arts shop and you will receive a 10% discount on all supplies for the workshop.
Workshops take place at The Coach House, located just 10 minutes outside of Truro Centre. Click here to read all the details and see photos before booking.