A Dynamic Duo - small square watercolours Tutor: Jackie Devereux PSGFACourse Code: 1219-01
Concentrating on a simple shape, we shall explore the dynamics of creating a diptych. Taking an idea and running with it is an exciting goal - incorporating simple techniques to create simple shapes with impact through colour and strong composition. We shall also explore different paper surfaces and textures. All levels of ability welcome.
Concentrating on a simple shape, we shall explore the dynamics of creating a diptych. Taking an idea and running with it is an exciting goal – incorporating simple techniques to create simple shapes with impact through colour and strong composition. We shall also explore different paper surfaces and textures. All levels of ability welcome.
Please bring with you
Water spritzer (from Boots)
Permanent Black Indian Ink
Medium-large Squirrel Mop
Large Sword Liner (optional)
(I have a quantity of coffee stirrers available for you to draw with!)
(BRUSHES: This is not intended as a shopping list, but a guide – bring what you have, and experiment with mine before investing)
Please bring papers of your choice; I would recommend Bockingford 300gsm, which is widely available, and most economically purchased by the sheet approx.70x50cm.
Watercolour paints: colours of your choice, either in tubes (preferably), or pans. I tend to use bright transparent colours, but will leave it to you.
You will also need two jam jars
The following items can be purchased from your tutor
I shall have a quantity of papers with me available at a very competitive price.
Suitable for all levels
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD
Jackie Devereux PSGFA
Greatly influenced by Japanese art and the light of southern France, Jackie’s work ranges from pure contemporary watercolour on a large scale, to delicate pencil and expressive pen and ink – all experimental in nature. She has travelled extensively and as drawing is an integral part of her work and development her sketchbook is her constant companion. An experienced adult tutor, Jackie enjoys working with groups and sharing her ideas and techniques and watching others develop their potential.
Jackie’s work is well published and collected internationally. She has exhibited widely throughout the UK and France, as well as in the USA and Japan. She has shown with the RWS, RI and with the Society of Graphic Fine Art regularly in Menier Gallery, Southwark and Bankside Gallery, London. Jackie is currently President of the Society of Graphic Fine Art.