Watercolours For Beginners (AM) with Rodney Sinclair

Are you a complete beginner when it comes to painting with watercolours? This course is designed for the absolute beginner, you will learn the basics of watercolour techniques and build on your skills from there. Be guided through step-by-step with weekly demonstrations and exercises to get you more familiar with this wonderful medium.

What to bring:-

  • Watercolour paints (Cotman, Art Spectrum, Windsor & Newton) - 1 tube of each colour -  Cadmium Yellow Pale, Alizarin Crimson, Cobalt Blue, Yellow Ochre, Sepia
  • Mixing tray/palette
  • Brushes - No. 3 & No. 12 round nylon brush
  • Pencil 2B and Kneadable Eraser
  • Watercolour paper 300gsm Cold Press A4 or larger
  • Water jar/container
  • Masking tape 25mm
  • Tissues
  • Further materials may be required throughout the course


Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this course. By enrolling, you agree to abide by the restrictions at all times while onsite. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information or visit wa.gov.au.

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 or email [email protected] to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Rodney Sinclair

Rodney Sinclair is a practicing WA artist living in Wembley, Western Australia. Painting and drawing since childhood, he first studied Graphic Art and Illustration at Perth Technical College

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