Course overview

Learn to Draw and Paint Animals in Watercolour and Mixed Media Unleash your creativity and connect with nature's beauty in our one-day course, "Learn to Draw and Paint Animals in Watercolour and Mixed Media," hosted at the welcoming Springbourne Library and facilitated by The WEA (Workers' Educational Association). This inspiring workshop invites participants to explore the vibrant world of animal artistry through watercolour and mixed media techniques. Throughout the course, you'll be guided through the process of capturing the essence and character of animals in your artwork. With expert instruction, you'll learn to use line, tone, texture, and colour to bring your chosen animal portrait to life in a unique and expressive way.

Course description

The course is designed to cater to artists of all levels, from beginners to experienced painters. Whether you're new to watercolour and mixed media or looking to refine your skills, this course offers a supportive and engaging environment to learn and grow as an artist.

You'll have the opportunity to experiment with various materials and techniques, allowing you to discover your own artistic style and approach. From blending watercolours to adding intricate textures with mixed media, you'll learn a range of methods to enhance your animal portraits and create dynamic and captivating artworks.

In addition to practical demonstrations and hands-on guidance, the course encourages creative exploration and individual expression. You'll be encouraged to select an animal that resonates with you personally, enabling you to create a portrait that is both meaningful and reflective of your own artistic vision. Join us for a day filled with creativity, inspiration, and artistic discovery as we delve into the enchanting world of animal art. By the end of the course, you'll have gained valuable skills and techniques in watercolour and mixed media, as well as a beautiful animal portrait to cherish and share.

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the joy of painting animals and unleash your artistic potential. Book your place today and embark on a colourful and expressive artistic journey at Springbourne Library!

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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