Join friendly and experienced artist and tutor, Nicky Hunter and learn how to paint Chinese lanterns in the loose and lively watercolour style.
You will learn watercolour techniques that will enable you to loosen up your watercolour painting skills and paint in a more freeing vibrant style, exploiting the unique and exciting qualities of watercolour paint such as movement and translucency.
You will also sample combining a small amount of stylised line drawing to add another element to the work.
What you need to bring
Materials – bring whatever watercolour kit you currently have. There is no need to purchase extra items as the tutor will supply paper, boards, water pots and additional larger brushes and paint colours. She can guide you or additional items you may need to enhance your watercolour kit to carry on your watercolour journey.
Good reference material – some will be provided by the tutor in the form of flowers, either fresh, dried or silk, and photos or a painting to study from.
Old clothes or something to cover up your clothes whilst working.
What is included
Some paint, paper, paint brushes, pots but please bring your own kit as a basis.
£49 per person.
Booking is via the tutor: please email email@example.com or telephone 07899 942944. This would suitable most abilities, except for absolute beginners. Places are limited to 12, so we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.
About the tutor
Nicky is a professional textile designer working for over 20 years designing for well-known brands, and selling work internationally in the home interiors and women’s fashion market. Nicky has a studio based at Westbury Art Centre in Milton Keynes, where she has been teaching for four years. She has an enthusiastic following of painters where the main focus is florals and subjects from nature.
For more information about Nicky Hunter, check out her Facebook page (Nicky Hunter Watercolour Painting).