|Ann Funston||Thursday morning||9.30 – 11.30pm|
For those wishing to explore a medium whose appeal is limitless. These classes are suitable for both beginners and those wishing to develop their skills.
We will explore different ways of using watercolour including wet-in-wet, dry brush and markmaking working mainly from still life and landscape motifs.
A3 NOT (not hot pressed) watercolour paper 140lbs – best to buy large sheets – available at Ken
Bromley or if not watercolour pad
Round brushes in size 10, 7, 2 plus a flat brush of 1cm width – Pro-Arte is a good make a prolene brushes are long-lasting – pro-Art have a brush wallet with 4 brushes which would be a useful
Basic colours – Cadmium red, Alizarin crimson, Ultramarine, Cobalt blue, Cadmium yellow, Lemon yellow, Yellow ochre. Useful colours – Raw and Burnt umber, Burnt sienna, Prussian blue, Indigo and Sepia.
– Natural watercolour sponge
– 2B pencil
– Low tack masking tape
– White candle
– Old toothbrush
You can get these at any good art shop – for example Cass art shops in central London.
Also online – Ken Bromley at www.artsupplies.co.uk where you can get a box of White Nights Watercolour Box – an inexpensive first choice, plus all the other materials.