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Next Steps in Watercolours

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

If you have a basic prior knowledge of watercolour painting and wish to take your skills to the next level, this creative course is ideal for you. Learning more about the necessary equipment and techniques, you will be taking your next step into the exciting world of watercolour painting.

Why should I choose the course?

If you enjoy watercolours and love being creative, this fun short course will be perfect for you. The course will help you develop your skills and create your own unique watercolour paintings.

What will I learn?

The course will expand on your use of equipment and show you how to effectively use the equipment. You will explore techniques such as salt application and use of masking 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 “drop in”
  • How to apply masking fluid
  • How to apply salt
  • How to create layers within a painting
  • How to work with gum arabic.

You will be assessed informally by the tutor with the completion of set tasks, and you will have the opportunity to 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

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/

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 are needed to enrol on this course. Some basic watercolour painting knowledge would be beneficial, but not essential.

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

Starts Nov 2024

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
10:30 - 12:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Wed
Adult Fee
36
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Starts Feb 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
13:00 - 15:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Wed
Adult Fee
30
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

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