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Introduction to Watercolours

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

What is the course about?

This course is suitable for adults aged 19 and over who have an interest in learning watercolour painting techniques. Learning about the necessary equipment and techniques, you will be taking your first steps into the exciting world of watercolour painting.

Why should I choose the course?

If you enjoy art and love being creative, this fun short course will be perfect for you. The course will help you gain a range of new skills and create your own unique watercolour paintings.

What will I learn?

The course will show you how to use the brushes and equipment properly, teaching you techniques like colour washes that can be applied to a wide variety of watercolour projects. The skills you acquire will give you the tools to grow with and allow you to keep continue painting at home. You will learn:

  • What equipment there is and how to use it
  • How to apply a wash
  • How to apply “wet on wet”
  • How to apply “wet on dry”
  • How to create a reflection.

You will be assessed informally by the tutor with the completion of set tasks, and you will self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan. You will also complete a portfolio of paintings to take home with you.

What will the course lead on to?

A wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses are available to you upon completing this course. Please contact our Learner Services Team to find out more information. Why not try Watercolours (Next Steps) course to progress your skills further?

What support is available?

If you reside in the Warrington and Vale Royal area and are in receipt of a benefit you may be eligible for fee reduction. If the course is marked with an * and you are in receipt of a benefit you will get this course for free. For further information on funding please contact our Learner Services team on 01925 494400.

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is suitable for adults aged 19 and over. No previous qualifications or experience are needed to enrol on to this course.

What are my funding options?

If you are in receipt of a benefit or have a low income you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course.

Careers Information

Course options

13/09/2022

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
10:00 - 12:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Tue
Adult Fee
36
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
You may receive a discount if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. Subject to terms & conditions.

10/01/2023

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
10:00 - 12:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Tue
Adult Fee
36
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
You may receive a discount if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. Subject to terms & conditions.

11/01/2023

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
13:00 - 15:00
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
Tue
Adult Fee
36
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
You may receive a discount if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. Subject to terms & conditions.

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