Less is More - Creating contemporary compositions in pure watercolourProposed Course Tutor: Jackie Devereux PSGFACourse Code: 1621-02
Incorporating a strong approach to colour with watercolour, incorporating hand embossing and collage. Simplicity is the aim, with a high degree of emphasis placed on composition and why it is so important.
This totally creative experience will take you through the thought process and practicalities of making truly contemporary artwork. Emphasis will be placed on experiment, brush skills, the importance of colour and tone, space and eventual presentation.
Please bring with you
Hardback sketchbook (optional)
Watercolour paper of your choice
Watercolour tubes are best for this course, but bring what you have. (Contact Tutor for more information if needs be)
Brushes……… Filbert; medium Squirrel Mop; Medium Flat
Two water (jam) jars
(This is not intended as a shopping list but as a guide – bring what you have and experiment also with some of my brushes)
The following items can be purchased from your tutor
Extra watercolour papers
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 was elected President of the Society of Graphic Fine Art for five years.