Monday, 23 April 2012

Watercolour Workshop with Jackie Hurwood - Book Now!

We are delighted that local artists, Jackie Hurwood has agreed to come along to our Art Session on 10th May, 7-9pm  to give a brief demonstration then a workshop on painting Water in Watercolours. You can see same examples of Jackie's work here:

If you would like to come along, please email or call first to book as places are limited. The cost is £6 (£5 for AAG members). Jackie has given us a list of materials that you should bring. Please also bring, if you can find one, a picture of a canal boat on a canal.

Art Materials for Watercolours - Jackie Hurwood

You probably already have favourite materials for watercolours so please
use what you are comfortable with.

Below is a list of the materials I generally tend to use

Paints: Watercolour tubes (I prefer Windsor & Newton)

Cobalt Blue
Windsor Blue


Bockingford .140 / 200lb. Arches 140lb. or Saunders 200lb.paper.
The heavier weights are good for working wet
(Quarter or half imperial)


Large round soft brush (or medium hake) for washes
Round brushes with a point sizes 8/10/12 a mix of nylon/sable is good
Rigger (size 2/3)
Firm round (old) brush for colour mixing & for taking paint out

Other items

Large plastic palette, tray or plate for colour mixing.
Kitchen roll. Water containers. Water spray bottle

Raw Siena
Light Red
Burnt Siena

Permanent Rose
Windsor Green

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