Painting adults Courses

Watercolour (Mondays)

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Explore the beauty of this engaging medium known for its luminous and transparent nature. Be guided through a number of exercises, from conventional to less orthodox approaches, then develop your own pieces.

What to bring:-

  • Watercolour paints (Cotman, Art Spectrum, Windsor & Newton) - 1 tube of each colour -  Cadmium Yellow Mid, Rose Madder (or Alizarin Crimson), Cobalt Blue, plus Sepia (or alernatively Paynes Grey) - most colours can be mixed using the 3 primaries and one of two neutrals
  • Optional additional colours for a more versitile range and will be discussed in class (not needed for the first class) - Cadmium Yello Pale (or Lemon Yellow), Pthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Red (Light or Mid), Viridian or similar, Burnt Sienna, Ivory Black and Chinese White
  • Pencils for sketching
  • Blade for sharpening
  • Mixing tray/wells
  • Small block or object to sit your board on (1-2" deep)
  • Tissues/toilet roll
  • No. 1 Flat Bristle Brush (goat hair or similar)
  • No. 12-14 round nylon brush
  • No. 8 brush (optional)
  • Watercolour paper 300gsm paper or pad
  • Cartridge paper for tests/notes
  • Water jar
  • Further materials may be required throughout the course

 COVID-19 Response:

FAC has implemented a number of cleaning and safety measures to ensure our students’ wellbeing. Social distancing will be observed in the studios and course content has been adapted to suit new safety guidelines. Hand sanitiser will be provided and studios will be thoroughly cleaned before and after each class.

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Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Lesley Munro

Lesley Munro is a West Australian artist working in Fremantle. She has had a diverse art practice over 40 years with an extensive history of exhibitions and teaching painting, drawing, and printmaking.

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