Watercolour for Wellbeing

Watercolour for Wellbeing

Starts 21 Sep 2021 | 5 Weeks


Hamilton House, BS1 3QY




Starts 21 Sep 2021

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Tutor - Emma Burleigh

Tuesdays, 2pm - 5pm | 5 weeks

Starts Tuesday 21 September 2021

This class will be taking place in person at Hamilton House. Click HERE for more information about Hamilton House. If government restrictions prevent this, due to Covid, this course will take place on Zoom.

Watercolour is a beautiful, luminous medium that is full of surprises. Through gentle and supportive exercises we’ll practice relaxing with the unexpected, enjoying ‘mistakes’ and letting it flow!

You’ll be guided through the key things you need to know about watercolour to be able to use it skilfully, including how to paint wet-in-wet style, and how to create washes and glazes.

You’ll also be encouraged to explore ways to calm your mind and soothe anxiety through simple, guided exercises that support well-being, creativity, and self-care.

This course is underpinned by Emma’s experience as a committed meditator (since 2003), and her Foundation in Relational Mindfulness (from the Karuna institute with Middlesex Uni.). It is not a mindfulness course but it is informed by Emma’s interest in this area.

This course is suitable for you if you’re a beginner, and also if you’re a more experienced artist looking to re-connect to watercolour or to yourself in a gentle, low-pressure way.

Basic materials provided although we recommend bringing your own watercolour brushes if you have them.


This class will be taking place at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY. 

Before booking we ask everyone please read our updated Terms and Conditions below.  

Participants must be 16 or over.

If eligible, discounts must be applied when first purchasing your class and cannot be given retrospectively. Please contact us if the discount code is not working.

    If you have a disability, learning difficulty or mental health issue which you feel may affect your participation in your chosen class, please either email drawingschool@rwa.org.uk or call 07745694563, prior to booking, so we are aware of any needs you may have.

    Refund/transfer and Cancellation Policy: We are unable to offer full or part cash refunds, but you are eligible for an RWA gift voucher or transfer, provided you notify us more than 14 days before the start of your class with us. If we cancel a course or workshop for any reason, then participants will be offered a different date, course/workshop or RWA gift voucher.


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