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Contemporary Watercolours

$800.00 $725.00

18 – 22 January 2021, Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm. Early Fee ends 14 December 2020
Tanya Baily

Ignite your understanding and enjoyment of watercolour drawing and painting by learning traditional methods and contemporary mark-making techniques. Learn to paint the colours of changing light and to capture its beauty with transparent watercolour painting methods, both in the studio and at outdoor locations.

Full details below: course overview, course delivery, lecturer profile and art materials

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Full Details

Term: Summer School Week Two 2021
Start Date: 18 January 2021
End Date: 22 January 2021
Day: Monday to Friday
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Number of classes: 5

Teacher: Tanya Baily
Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Full Fee: $800.00
Early Fee: $725.00
Concession Fee: $765.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Overview

Ignite your understanding and enjoyment of watercolour drawing and painting by learning traditional methods and contemporary mark-making techniques. Learn to paint the colours of changing light and capture its beauty with transparent watercolour painting methods, both in the studio and at outdoor locations. Tanya Baily teaches to a structured program, guiding beginners with clear instructions and demonstrations, and offering critiques and challenges for more experienced watercolourists. As well as landscape, subject matter may include still life and the portrait. Tanya teaches with reference to a variety of watercolour artists, both contemporary and traditional, to broaden your knowledge and deepen your adventures into the magical world of watercolours. She works exclusively in watercolour across a range of subject matter, and her passion is with the medium itself. She continually experiments with techniques old and new, as well as different pigments, papers and surfaces.

Lecturer Profile

Tanya Baily is a multi-award-winning artist specialising in watercolour painting. She exhibits in Australia and internationally and takes commissions from her studio in Sydney. She is a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute and has won the Rex Irwin Prize (2011) and the National Watercolour Prize (2019). She is a frequent finalist in major national art prizes. Tanya was educated at Oxford University, London’s Chelsea School of Art and COFA at the University of NSW, where she completed a Masters in Painting. Tanya is an experienced art educator and teaches classes and workshops in watercolour painting at a number of institutions and art schools.

Art Materials

Basic materials
Good quantity of high-quality watercolour paper, approx. A4 size or A3 size preferable – Arches 300gsm loose sheets divided up yourself is the ideal paper
Watercolour pan palette(s)
2 clean jars or containers
Soft pencil, eraser, ruler, masking tape
Sketchbook or paper for drawing up composition plans
Box of tissues.

Watercolour paints
Buy quality paints such as Winsor & Newton, Art Spectrum, Daniel Smith, Schmincke or Old Holland. Below is a basic palette idea (with a cool and warm of each primary colour):
Raw sienna
Lemon yellow
Windsor red (or cadmium)
Alizarin crimson
Prussian blue
Ultramarine blue.

Brushes
Soft-haired watercolour brushes, for example number 8, 10, 12 e.g. Roymac revolution taklon round 10 or 8 / Artworks squirrel 2 or
1 soft-haired watercolour brush 1inch wash brush (flat) – for laying down washes e.g. Francheville Ox Hair 5/8 Wash brush or Neef 3/4 camel hair wash/mop brush.
Note: These brands are example brushes however you can also bring any other watercolour brushes you have.

Optional extra materials (not for the first class)
Masking fluid
Inks and ink pen
Watercolour sponge
Loose sheets of thick cartridge paper for ink drawings
Larger brushes

Parkers Fine Art Supplies

Parkers Fine Art Supplies have a location of the NAS campus and offer a discount for NAS short courses students. To discuss and order art materials please contact Parkers on +61 2 9247 9979 or email parkersartsupplies@aapt.net.au
Website https://www.parkersartsupplies.com/

Covered footwear is essential in all studio spaces on campus.

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