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‘It can’t be done – it’s impossible!’ – John Singer Sargent painting a watercolour.

In this friendly, informal class, you will learn exactly why John Singer Sargent uttered those words, but also why he went on to paint more than 2,000 watercolours in his lifetime!

This autumn, we’ll be continuing our study of the Tate Gallery Collection to find out what watercolour masters of the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries can teach us today.

Gentle instruction, guidance and support from David.

Topics covered may include:

  • colours and equipment
  • understanding hue, tint and value
  • colour mixing
  • line and wash
  • laying a (perfect!) wash
  • working wet-into-wet
  • composition
  • mixed media
  • landscape
  • still-life
  • portraits
  • animal studies

Class dates:
Thursdays: to be confirmed – 7 x 2 hour sessions

All abilities are welcome although absolute beginners may find David’s Monday afternoon and Wednesday evening beginners classes more suitable.
Qualify for 10% discount on materials at selected art retailers when you attend your first session!
“I have found the classes challenging, rewarding and frustrating in equal measures, but great fun!” C.R. Wells


Frome Cricket Club
The Showground
BA11 2AH

Thursdays 2pm – 4pm,
Regret, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this course is postponed until further notice

Sessions: 7

Cost: £80.00

If you have difficulty paying the full amount, funds may be available to offset some costs. Please contact David for more info.

David regrets that he cannot accept pro rata payments.

You can book online quickly and easily with PayPal. For alternative payment options, please contact David.

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