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Date(s) - 25/08/2019 - 27/08/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Clarence House


Creative Watercolours for Absolute Beginners


mediums used: watercolour, water soluble pencils, simple printmaking

what you’ll learn

Not your average watercolour…. A completely different and more experimental approach to using watercolours, and how to think out of the box.  How to create special effects by using salt, sticks, clingfilm, homemade rubber stamps, monotype techniques.

Create more expressive, modern, simple semi-abstract images

We’ll be looking at..

We’ll be

  • Pouring paint to create exciting swirling colour effects
  • Salt Sprinkling to create texture in your colour washes
  • Incorporating collage to create depth and interest in your work
  • Spraying colours, and water onto your painting to create special effects
  • Using oil based resists
  • Printing with watercolour in varying consistenciesm using card, rollers and erasers to create interesting textures


ability level: from Absolute Beginners to More Advanced Watercolour painters

What’s included:

  • Expert tuition from Sarah in a small group of no more than 10 people, with lots of one-to-one attention.
  • All the quality art materials and equipment needed for the workshop
  • Complimentary hot drinks to keep you going throughout the day!
  • The hall has ample on street parking and is disabled friendly.
  • .The workshops have a lovely atmosphere of calm, study, friendship and laughter.

And not included?

Lunch. Please bring along a packed lunch: there are no shops in the village to grab a sandwich from.

Payment Info:

Fee: £350
Deposit £150 to pay now, Balance of £200 to pay on first day

Book now: my courses fill up very quickly !


Location: Penzance

Clarence House, Clarence street, Penzance, TR18 2PA (More details on welcome email)




3 days: Fee £350. Deposit of £150 to be paid online, the final £200 to be paid on the day. 2nd/4th July 2019