Sunday, June 16, 2024

Intermediate Watercolours Workshop

tue30jul11:00 amtue4:00 pmIntermediate Watercolours Workshop11:00 am - 4:00 pm RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA Event Organized ByRBSA Gallery

Event Details

Intermediate Watercolours Workshop with John Hopkins ARBSA
A stage-by-stage instruction on loose watercolour technique. Suitable for artists with some experience of the medium. Further your watercolour skills and learn tips and techniques to improve your work.
Age group and abilities to be taught

18 years and above
Suitable for those with some experience

Course aims and skills/knowledge to be taught

The application of watercolour medium, with an emphasis on the consistency and control of the pigment.
Attention to brushwork and drawing skills.

Course outline for Intermediate Watercolours Workshop
Students will follow a stage-by-stage demonstration with collective and one to one input.
Materials and equipment required by participants
The gallery will provide a selection of materials, but we recommend that you bring your own to work with as well.

Good quality watercolour paints
Selection of brushes including No10 and either a mop or a flat wash brush
Tape, to tape the paper to a board
Pencil B/2B or similar
Eraser

Materials and equipment provided
The following will be provided by the gallery, but participants may wish to bring their own materials as well.

A selection of watercolours and brushes
Watercolour paper
Boards and easels
Water pot
Pencil and eraser
Tape

Methods of assessing outcomes

Continual one to one assessment.
Completion of an evaluation form

Booking information

To book please visit the RBSA Gallery website and click ‘workshops’ at the top of the page. Alternatively, please call the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 during opening hours Tues-Sat 10.30am – 5pm. Bookings can also be made in person at the Gallery. Payment in full is required at the time of booking to secure a place.
Payments can be made by card online, by card over the phone, and by cash/card at the Gallery.
Places are limited to 8 people. Allocation will take place on a first-come first-served basis.
Please inform the RBSA Gallery when booking of any health conditions or additional needs as some workshops might not be suitable.
A valid student ID must be provided to receive a student discount.

Cancellation Policy

If you, the customer cancels your booked workshop, we are unable to offer you a refund.
Transfers to an alternative workshop may be possible depending on the circumstance and is of the discretion of the RBSA Gallery.
In the event of under-subscription, workshops may be cancelled or re-arranged. We will give you as much notice as possible if this happens and you will be able to transfer to another course or receive a full refund. The RBSA is unable to refund additional expenses, such as travel and accommodation.
If you are booked on a workshop and do not turn up on the day, a refund will not be given.

Continual Professional Development (CPD) and Copyright

We welcome bookings from people attending for Continual Professional Development (CPD). However, our workshops are not designed as CPD. If your employer is paying for the course or you require more details about what you expect from the course, please contact the Gallery in advance before booking.
The workshop content and any information provided (e.g. handouts, guidance notes, etc.) are the intellectual property of the artist delivering the workshop. They should not be used or reproduced without permission from the artist (e.g. copying handouts to use in any classes workshop attendees might deliver themselves afterwards).

Other information

The workshop will take place in the RBSA Gallery, floor 1. The space will be closed to visitors and will only be used by workshop attendees. However, staff and volunteers will need to walk through the space at various points in the day to access the staff office, which is located on the same floor.
Attendees can leave their materials in the workshop space during their breaks but the RBSA will not be responsible for any loss or damages.
Please bring a packed lunch. Alternatively, there are a number of cafés and sandwich shops within walking distance of the Gallery.
Please bring an old shirt or apron to help protect your clothing.
The continuous redevelopment work in the city centre has caused increased traffic, delays, and diversions in and around the City Centre. Therefore, please allow yourself plenty of travel time, plan your route, and check your parking arrangements.
If you are travelling by car, please ensure your car is clean air zone compliant, or charges may occur.

The RBSA Gallery is open on: Tuesday – Saturday. Opening hours are 10.30am – 5.00pm. Plus Sunday (summer months) 11.00am – 4.00pm

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Time

July 30, 2024 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

RBSA Gallery

4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA

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RBSA Gallery

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of exhibitions, events and workshops.

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