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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!

Gentle instruction, guidance and support from David.

Topics covered 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: 18, 25 January; 01, 08, 15, 29 February; 07, 14, 21, 28 March 2024 – 10 x 2 hour sessions

Beginners welcome!
“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, commencing 18 January 2024

Sessions: 10 x 2 hours

Cost: £150.00

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

You can book online quickly and easily via PayPal.


For alternative payment options, please contact David


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