Amber Halsall – Botanical Watercolour, Autumn

Date: 27th October 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spaces: 10
Amber Halsall - Botanical Watercolour, Autumn

On this one-day course you will use a variety of watercolour techniques to enable you to paint and draw accurately natural autumn subjects. This course is suitable for all levels and is a good introduction into colour mixing, identifying the various colours and tones in the plant, drawing from life/observation and learning watercolour techniques. There will be regular demonstrations and plenty of one to one help to enable you to work at your own pace.

Includes homemade lunch and refreshments

About the artist

Based in Kent Amber is an award winning contemporary Botanical Artist and Tutor working mainly in coloured pencil, graphite and watercolour. She is a member of the Soc of Botanical Artists and the Soc of Graphic Fine Art and exhibits in London at member shows as well as in local exhibitions. Her work can be found in private collections around the world including China, America and Europe. Inspired by the natural world around her she portrays botanical subjects in a contemporary way often portraying her subjects in motion using a mixture of loose and detailed style in the same picture.

What you will need to bring

Hot pressed watercolour paper (available to buy on the day)

The best quality watercolour paints you can manage, tubes or pans

A selection of small round (pointed) brushes (some will be available to use on the day)

Graphite pencil and plastic eraser. Blue tack or putty rubber.

Kitchen roll

Other equipment will be supplied

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