Soulful Skies in Watercolour

Soulful Skies in Watercolour

20 Jan 2024 | 1 day


RWA Drawing School Studio, RWA, BS8 1PX


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20 Jan 2024

Tutor - Emma Burleigh

1-day workshop

Saturday 20 January 2024, 10.30am - 4.30pm

From soft orange sunrises to deep Prussian-blue nights, the sky is ever changing and always there for us, offering inspiration and fascination to those who look. Over his lifetime, the artist William Turner filled hundreds of sketchbooks with delicate watercolour studies of cloudy, moody, ethereal and atmospheric skies. In ancient times the skies foretold the moods of the gods, and from the age of stonehenge to the present day, the sky has always been a stimulus for questions, imaginings, and interpretations.

You will explore the unique qualities of watercolour to convey atmosphere and feeling. You'll experiment with this exquisite medium in combination with a mix of simple household materials to create skies from observation and imagination. Suitable for complete beginners and also for those wishing to consolidate their skills in watercolour or sharpen their powers of observation and imagination.
Please bring an apron or wear clothes suitable for an art studio. We recommend bringing your own watercolour brushes if you have them. Please bring a bag or portfolio for taking your work home at the end of the session.

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