Art: Watercolour for Beginners

Course overview

This ten-week course is designed for individuals who are beginners to watercolour painting. Through a combination of guided discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of watercolour painting and develop the skills necessary to create your own works of art.

No prior experience is necessary for this course, and all materials will be provided. Come prepared to learn, experiment, and have fun with watercolour painting!


The course will begin with an introduction to the materials and tools used in watercolour painting.

You will learn the basics of watercolour painting, including techniques of:

  • Wet on wet/wet on dry painting
  • Texturing
  • Masking and resist techniques
  • Colour mixing 
  • Brushwork

By the end of the course, you will have developed a basic understanding of watercolour painting and created several original works of art!

Throughout the course, you will receive individual feedback and guidance from your tutor, as well as opportunities to share your work with the class and receive feedback.

Teaching methods will include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Demonstrations
  • Practical experience
  • Handouts/video clips

All basic materials will be provided, but we encourage you to bring along any materials you would like to incorporate into your work.

Please explore the wide range of art courses that are delivered at the College.

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