Mon 22 March | 6.30-8pm | Age 16+ | Tutor Karen Lester
Pick up a brush and start to explore the magical qualities of watercolour in this introduction to some key watercolour skills. Create simple landscapes using washes and wet in wet techniques.
You will need access to the internet and Zoom. The Zoom link, meeting ID and passcode will be on your e-ticket, this will be emailed to you after booking.
What do I need?
- Watercolour paints – tubes of paint work best for washes. A minimum of 3 colours of blue, red and yellow such as – Ultramarine, Yellow ochre and Alizarin Crimson.
- Brush -big watercolour round brush, at least size 12 Surface to mix paints – something with big wells to mix pools of paint. A few old saucers will work.
- 2 water pots – any plastic pot/jam jar will do Paper -watercolour paper – About 6 sheets of approximately A4 size watercolour paper, textured (this might be labelled ‘Not’ or ‘cold pressed’).
- At least 200lb weight masking tape board to tape paper onto (thick card will work) kitchen roll hairdryer or a convector type heat to dry the paint would be useful
About the tutor
Karen enjoys working with a range of painting and drawing media, including printmaking, sometimes combining these to create mixed media images. Each type of medium brings its own exciting possibilities and unique qualities, something she continually explores.
Her work has been exhibited in galleries in Cumbria and Lancashire over the last 25 years and she has been involved with projects including Printfest and C-Art and runs occasional print workshops for the National Trust at Allan Bank, Grasmere as well as for private groups.
Karen is an experienced qualified teacher and has been teaching in the adult education sector since 2011 www.karenlester.comFAQs
Brewery Members receive a 10% discount on most ticketed live performances and event tickets, sign in to your account to take advantage of these discounts.
All our ticket prices include a 50p commission. This fee helps us continue to fund our diverse programme. Creative learning classes & workshops are exempt.
Audio Description (AD) is available in Screen 1. Infrared audio system is available in both Cinema Screens 1 and 2. Induction loops (T) are in place in the Theatre, please ask for assistance on the door.
Some live events may carry strict age restrictions, these are outlined on our website. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times during evening events.
Unwaged* – For those in receipt of Universal Credit, Working Tax credits, Job Seekers Allowance or Income Support. Discounts may not be applicable on certain events.