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www.field-studies-Painting Drawing & the Artscouncil.org/artWatercoloursProbably the most popular medium,watercolour involves relatively low initialcosts for materials and is a simple thoughsometimes challenging way of developing afeel for painting.Improving Your WatercoloursBL. I. 17 Feb-19 Feb. Fri-Sun. £220. £165This course is aimed at artists with someprevious experience in watercolourpainting. You will be encouraged todevelop your own finished paintings,utilising new ideas and techniques andworking from sketches and photographsgathered on location. Some non-strenuouswalking may be required to access paintinglocations. Alan Goodallwas born and livesin West Yorkshire. He is well-knownamongst the art community. His work hasbeen published as fine art prints andgreetings cards. He is a full member of theBritish Watercolour Society and an electedFellow of the International Guild of Artists.Watercolour for Absolute BeginnersFM. B. 03 Apr-05 Apr. Tue-Thu. £224. £158This midweek course introduceswatercolour painting for anyone whowould like to start from first principles.There will be carefully structured drawingand painting exercises, explaining thequalities of the materials and showing howto draw outlines, mix and lay colourwashes and use tone to give your paintingsdepth. Andrew Pittfrequently runspainting workshops for art societies and is aregular contributor to the Leisure Paintermagazine.Improve Your WatercoloursFM. I. 20 Apr-22 Apr. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This course is designed for those with someexperience of watercolour painting whowould like help to achieve fresh and livelyresults. Demonstrations will review theessential elements of pure watercolour andintroduce line and wash techniques.Particular attention will be given to theimportance of composition, simplificationof a subject and creating correct tonalvalues. John Tookeyis an experiencedartist with a distinctive free-form style, whoregularly teaches at Flatford Mill.Watercolour for Near BeginnersFM. B. 04 May-06 May. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This course is designed for those with someexperience of watercolour painting whowould like help to achieve freer and loosereffects. Demonstrations will review theessential elements of pure watercolour andintroduce a series of more advancedtechniques. Particular attention will begiven to effective composition, simplifyinga subject and using tone to give paintingsbreadth and depth. Linda Matthewsenjoys sharing the essentials of watercolourin the studio so you can experience fully thefreedom of painting from life -en plein air-out of doors.Watercolours in the GowerMA. O. 11 May-13 May. Fri-Sun. £230. £157The Gower is one of the most outstandingscenic areas of Wales, and in springtime it isat its best. This course is designed for alllevels of artist who would like to developtheir skills or have an opportunity to paintwith watercolours in this stunninglandscape. David Johnsonis a graduate ofGoldsmiths College with many years'experience of tutoring courses to differentgroups.Watercolour for Absolute BeginnersFM. B. 11 May-13 May. Fri-Sun. £224. £158A weekend introducing the essentials ofwatercolour painting for anyone whowould like lots of information andencouragement. There will be structured,simple exercises introducing the qualities ofthe materials and showing how to drawoutlines, mix and lay colour washes anduse tone to give your paintings depth.Colin Steedis an enthusiastic artist whouses traditional watercolour techniques topaint landscapes and still life.Improve Your Watercolours:Introducing Pen and WashFM. I. 25 May-27 May. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This weekend course is for anyone who hasworked with watercolours before andwould like to learn how a combination ofpen work and simple watercolour washescan produce exciting, worthwhilepaintings. There will be plenty ofdemonstrations and individual guidance tohelp improve your technique. Andrew Pittfrequently runs painting workshops for artsocieties and is a regular contributor to theLeisure Paintermagazine. Watercolour for Near BeginnersFM. B. 01 Jun-03 Jun. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This weekend course is for watercolourpainters who have a little experience, butwould like to revisit, and build on, theirbasic skills in order to really understand the'whats' and the 'whys' of doing what theydo. By looking again at colours, tones andwashes, it will really help to boost yourconfidence and increase your enjoyment ofthis fascinating medium. Linda SeriesandCaroline Furlongare both experiencedwatercolourists and tutors, who greatlyenjoy sharing their knowledge andenthusiasm with painters of all levels ofability.Watercolours: A Fresh ApproachPM. O. 01 Jun-04 Jun. Fri-Mon. £334. £235This is a course for beginners and the moreexperienced watercolourist alike who are inneed of inspiration. Structured towards theindividual artist's needs with plenty of tipsand techniques you will discover how toproduce fresh lively watercolours. RobandSiân Dudleyare experienced watercolourtutors and professional painters. They writeregularly for Artists and Illustratorsmagazine.Improve Your WatercoloursFM. I. 15 Jun-17 Jun. Fri-Sun. £224. £158See course description 20 Apr-22 Apr. John Tookey.Watercolour for Absolute BeginnersFM. B. 22 Jun-24 Jun. Fri-Sun. £224. £158A watercolour weekend for completebeginners, with careful and structuredtuition on how to get the most out of thisbeautiful transparent medium. You will beintroduced to the qualities of watercolourpaints, brushes and papers and then shownhow to create washes, mix colours and usetone as a way of giving your paintingsdepth. Bill Diggins is a practisingwatercolour artist with over 10 years'experience of teaching in adult residentialcolleges and centres.Improve Your WatercoloursFM. I. 06 Jul-08 Jul . Fri-Sun. £224. £158This course is designed for those with someexperience of watercolour painting whowould like help to achieve fresh and livelyresults. Demonstrations will review theessential elements of pure watercolour andintroduce line and wash techniques.Particular attention will be given to theimportance of composition, simplificationof a subject and creating correct tonalvalues. Stephanie Bonneris anexperienced teacher and professional artistwho lives and works in East Anglia.NEWNEWNEW9Discounts for shared accommodationShared accommodation is usually available on our residential courses at a discounted price. The cost is(see page 2)normally around £10 per night less than sole occupancy price. Please contact the Centre for an exact price.centreleveldatesdayssole occupancynon-residentialfee FM . O . 01 Feb-03 Feb . Fri-Sun . £174 . £135NEWNEWSummer painting south Devon Hilary Jean Gibson

Improve Your Watercolours:Introducing Pen and WashFM. I. 20 Jul-23 Jul . Fri-Mon. £342. £244See course description 25 May-27 May butplease note that this course is one daylonger, ending at 16:00 on Monday.Andrew Pitt. Watercolour for Near BeginnersFM. B. 20 Jul-23 Jul. Fri-Mon. £338. £240See course description 01 Jun-03 Jun butplease note this course is one day longer,ending at 16:00 on Monday. Linda Seriesand Caroline Furlong.Pure Watercolour PaintingMT. O. 23 Jul-27 Jul. Mon-Fri. £500. £345The area around Malham Tarn offers a richvariety of inspiring landscapes to feed thecreative mind. This course is suitable for allpainting abilities and will concentrate onwatercolours in the purist sense.Experiment with a range of unconventionalpainting techniques that will enable you tocreate a variety of textures and seductivepainterly surfaces. Margaret Uttley, anexperienced tutor, studied Fine Art atBristol University. She works from the localenvironment and has widely exhibited herwatercolour paintings.Capturing Light in WatercolourFM. I. 27 Jul-30 Jul. Fri-Mon . £342. £244This course is for anyone with someexperience of watercolour painting who islooking for practical help in improvingtheir technique to create feelings of lightand space. We will explore the creation oflight and shade through tone, the potentialof limited colour palettes, as well aspainting with an extended palette. GeraldGreenis a professional artist andexperienced tutor whose own work rangesfrom the impressionistic to the illustrative.See 30 Jul-03 Aug for a complementarycourse if you would like to join him for afull week of painting. If you attend bothcourses within the week, we offer you a10% discount on each.An Impressionistic Approach toWatercolour PaintingFM. I. 30 Jul-03 Aug. Mon-Fri. £438. £310This course is for anyone with experience inwatercolour painting seeking to createpaintings that are essentially impressions,rather than photographic likenesses. Youwill be given practical guidance toexperiment with a more expressive, lesslaboured approach, through the use ofstructured exercises and individual tuition.Gerald Greenis a professional artist andexperienced tutor whose own work rangesfrom the impressionistic to the illustrative.See 27 Jul-30 Jul for a complementarycourse if you would like to join him for afull week of painting. If you attend bothcourses within the week, we offer you a10% discount on each.A Fresh Way With WatercoloursSL. O. 30 Jul-03 Aug. Mon-Fri. £405. £275This is a course for beginners and the moreexperienced watercolourist alike who are inneed of inspiration. Structured towards theindividual artist's needs, with plenty of tipsand techniques, you will discover how toproduce fresh lively watercolours. RobandSiân Dudleyare experienced watercolourtutors and professional painters. They writeregularly for Artists and Illustratorsmagazine. Acrylic Inks and Watercolour: A Splash of ColourFM. I. 03 Aug-06 Aug. Fri-Mon. £342. £244Acrylic inks are vibrant, exciting andversatile. They can be diluted or usedneat, they can be bold or delicate. Used ontheir own or with watercolour they arecapable of a wide range of wonderfuleffects. This course will show you lots oftechniques and ideas with demonstrationsand one-to-one tuition to show you how todevelop your paintings. We will workfrom a variety of subject matter. SueWilliamshas written about using acrylicinks for The Artist magazine. She hastutored for over 30 years and exhibitspaintings in London and regional galleries.See also 06 Aug-10 Aug if you would liketo join Sue for the full week.Traditional Watercoloursin South WalesMA. O. 03 Aug-10 Aug. Fri-Fri. £465. £294Follow in the footsteps of Turner, Cotmanand Constable and learn how to capture, inwatercolour, the splendour of the Welshlandscape along with its dramatic, fleetingweather conditions. You will learn thefamous artists' traditional basic methodsand techniques in order to develop yourown painting skills. David Johnsonis agraduate of Goldsmiths College with manyyears' experience of tutoring courses todifferent groups.Enliven Your WatercoloursMT. O. 06 Aug-10 Aug. Mon-Fri. £480. £330Come and explore the wonders oflandscape painting in the inspirationalsetting of the Yorkshire Dales. Thiswatercolour painting course is for thosewho wish to improve their techniques andlearn how to dramatise their paintingsthrough the use of colour, texture, tone andcomposition. All levels of paintingabilities welcome, as you will receiveindividual guidance.Linda Hollingsheadis a professional artist experienced inteaching painting techniques throughcourses, workshops and paintingdemonstrations.A Flatford Sketchbook: Watercolours, Pen and WashFM. I. 06 Aug-10 Aug. Mon-Fri. £434. £308Take home memories of Flatford and'Constable Country' in a sketchbook, whichcan contain sketches and notes, wide viewsand intimate studies and even finishedpaintings. There will be demonstrations ofwatercolour techniques and colour mixing,showing you how to work on landscapes,buildings and flowers, plus plenty of one-to-one encouragement to help you compilea very personal sketchbook. Sue Williams.See also 03 Aug-06 Aug for a course whichcomplements this one if you would like tojoin Sue for a full week.Making Watercolours Work for YouFM. O. 10 Aug-13 Aug. Fri-Mon. £338. £240This course is for anyone who hasattended a beginners course or paintedwith watercolours before and wants newinspiration to make more progress. Therewill be plenty of demonstrations to showyou how the unique and illusiveproperties of watercolour can be achievedby freshening up your techniques. Youcan expect to go away with lots of newideas on how to apply watercolour simplyand effectively. Roband Siân DudleyareNEWNEWNEWNEWJanet's Foss painted in woad Pip Seymour10BLBlencathra .DFDale Fort .EFEpping Forest .FMFlatford Mill . KDKindrogan .MTMalham Tarn .MAMargam .OROrielton .PMPreston Montford .RCRhyd-y-creuau .SLSlapton Ley