with artist and tutor David Forster RSW

Thursdays from 10am - 12.30pm

10 Weeks

from Thursday 24th September

to Thursday 3rd December

(No class on Thursday 22nd October)

13 Great King Street, EH3 6QW


Explore the potential of this most versatile of mediums for a richer creative experience.


The course will look at brushwork, colour and paint in ways that reach beyond the limitations so often accepted for the medium. For those looking to take their practice forward, as well as those coming to water flour for the first time.

This course will be taught to a split studio.

Materials List

  • Paint: Winsor Violet / Dioxazine Purple, Pthalo Turquoise, Cadmium Orange, Prussian blue, Cobalt blueAlizarin crimson, Permanent roseCadmium red (pale), Cadmium lemon- or Winsor and Newton "Winsor lemon"Viridian (Hue)- or Winsor and Newton "Winsor green- blue shade)Burnt Sienna

  • White gouache

  • Optional paints- purple/mauve, orange, turquoise

  • Brushes: round watercolour brushes No's 8 & 3

  • Paper: A3 sheets/pad watercolour weight

  • Palette: white ceramic or enamel plate

  • HB pencil, pencil sharpener and rubber

Please read Covid-19 Guidelines page for information about studio-based classes.

In order to fulfil our obligations to tutors and models, as well as sustaining cash flow to the school, please note that we are only able to offer 50% of each class capacity to those booking with credit. If you are not able to redeem your course credit this term, we will endeavour to honour your credit in the following term. Please read our Refund Policy closely.

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The Edinburgh Drawing School,

13a Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QW

0131 556 0971

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