Autumn Watercolour Specials: Woodland Creatures, Gullane (Roe Deer, Fox, Robin - Sept/Oct/Nov 2023) - Watercolour Workshops
A special set of spring watercolour workshops in the beautiful location of Gullane, East Lothian. Choose to attend one, two or all three workshops (Saturday sessions, 10:00 - 14:30):
*NEW DATE ADDED: Autumn Robin - SUN, 19th Nov* - (SOLD OUT*)
Darling Roe Deer - Sat, 9th Sept - (SOLD OUT*)
Wiley Fox - Sat, 14th Oct - (SOLD OUT*)
Autumn Robin - Sat, 4th Nov - (SOLD OUT*)
These workshops are suitable for ALL LEVELS.
While some watercolour experience may be beneficial, it is NOT essential. We will work through the process together with clear step-by-step instructions. Everyone is welcome, and everyone will be fully supported by Kat Healy. A special 'How To' PDF of each woodland creature will also be available.
All materials, including special artist-grade granulating and super-granulating Schminke and Daniel Smith paints, will be provided. Each person will also take home a reusable watercolour palette, a size 12 paintbrush and some Bockingford watercolour paper (this ensures any paint from the sessions is not wasted).
These sessions will inspire and challenge you to create something magical for your home.
- We'll focus on the subject, particularly the animal or bird's facial features, and create watercolour sketch studies to get a feel for proportion and character.
- We'll also look at colour and texture ideas to bring the creature to life.
Short lunch break (tea/coffee and scones available. Pls bring a packed lunch or enjoy a short walk to Emporium Vintage Tea Room, two minutes away).
- Using the sketch studies and 1:1 support from Kat, you'll create a spectacularly expressive and atmospheric 1/4 imperial size watercolour painting (or watercolour and mixed media if you prefer) of the animal/bird.
- We'll create colourful textured pieces with special granulating and super granulating pigments by Schmincke and Daniel Smith. Think split chameleon colours and pearlescent tones - very exciting and satisfying to work with.
If you have any questions about these sessions, please email Kat at fidracollection (@) gmail (dot) com