Luscious Leaves and all things Green
Tutor: Jill WinchCourse Code: 3319-13

Summary

On this two day course on leaves and all things green, we will look at the challenges required to achieve the correct colour. During the many years I have taught this subject, painting leaves is always the one area that seems to be problematic, and intimidating. I aim to take out the mystique of painting a leaf, fruit or vegetable - in fact, anything green! Simple and helpful information will be given on achieving the correct colour, in particular greens. Participants are very welcome to bring along anything green they have been struggling with...

Description

Using either watercolour or coloured pencils, this two day course on leaves and all things green will focus on the challenges required to achieve the correct colour. During the many years I have taught this subject, painting leaves is always the one area that seems to be problematic, and intimidating.  I aim to take out the mystique of painting a leaf, fruit or vegetable - in fact, anything green!  Simple and helpful information will be given on achieving the correct colour, in particular greens.  Participants are very welcome to bring along ‘anything green’ they have been struggling with...

Please bring with you

Pencils 2H, HB, 4H
Tracing paper
1 A3 sheet, 90 gsm
Sable brushes sizes 2,4,6 or Jill currently is using Billy Showell set of 3 synthetic brushes which she highly recommends....these can be purchased directly from Billy Showell web site; please note these brushes are the synthetic brush set www.billyshowell.com £15.00 for the set of 3
Watercolour paints, a good range of colours is required. The tutor prefer students to work with the same manufacturer as she does to safeguard against any confusion. Jill uses mainly Windsor and Newton, artist's quality
Jill also uses Watercolour paper Hot Pressed, 2 A3 sheets 140lbs 300 gsm (this can be purchased from the tutor)
Cloth for dabbing and a palette for mixing colours
Glass jam jar would also be useful
Magnifying lens

The following items can be purchased from your tutor

Watercolour paper 2 A3 sheets 140lbs 300 gs

Level

Suitable for all levels

Course Location

Missenden Abbey
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD

Tutor

Jill Winch

Jill Winch

Jill is an award winning published botanical artist.  She is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists and regularly exhibits at their annual exhibition in London.  She tutors from her studio at home and demonstrates her work for art groups around the country.  She has held art holidays in Tuscany, Ireland and locations in England.  More recently, Jill has had two books published: Painting Flowers and Drawing Flowers.  Both are a step-by-step guide to achieving success in either pencil and pen and ink work and also watercolour and coloured pencils.
www.jillwinch.com

 

 

15th to 16th Aug 2019
Thursday to Friday

Timetable

Thursday
9amCoffee on arrival
9.15amWelcome and tutor introductions
9.30am-1pmTeaching session
1-2pmLunch for all
2-5pmTeaching session
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
Friday
7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-1pmTeaching session
1-2pmLunch for all
2-5pmLast teaching session