Watercolour workshop with Gilli Marklew June 9th 10-4.30pm “Using gum arabic with watercolours”


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About the tutor

Gilli is an acomplished watercolour painter and a tutor of over 20 years experience.
These workshops will progress from basic techniques to special effects in watercolour, creating vibrant,and exciting painting along the way.

These 4 workshops are aimed at those who have painted in watercolour before but would like to try out new ideas and ways of painting.

About the workshop.

Subject light through a tree canopy, dappled light on a horse and a line of fir trees.
learn what gum arabic is used for with watercolour.
How to mix gum arabic with watercolour.
How to add and remove pigment to create special light effects.
How watercoulour pigment travel through gum arabic to create special effects.
what are the advantages of using gum arabic as opposed to mamsking fluid.

Please bring your own materials to include sketchbook, cartridge paper, drawing equipment and painting medium and sundries that you usually work in.   Easels are not supplied.

Time 10.00 4.30pm

Tea/ coffee included please bring your own pack lunch.
Car parking on-site.