with artist and tutor David Forster RSW

Thursdays from 10.00am - 12.30pm

10 Weeks
from Thursday 23rd September
to Thursday 2nd December
(No class 21st 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 watercolour for the first time.

This course will be taught to a split studio to ensure social distancing criteria are met.

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.