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Painting is often used for mental health therapy, and it's not surprising why.
It is so absorbing, relaxing and creative that it gives the mind a break from the day to day.
So why not give this online "Watercolour Painting Diploma Course" a try.
With a huge 80%, it was 143.76€ and is now only 29€!
What Will You Learn?
Begin your creative and technical journey into the world of watercolour painting! Learn techniques, follow practical exercises, and develop your personal style. We’ll look at the work of professionals and learn how to create, learn from and display your work. Whether you’re a complete beginner or you’ve got some experience in acrylics or oils and want to branch out, this course will have plenty for you to get stuck into.
A gentle and practical introduction to watercolour painting, you will learn the different tools and equipment used and follow detailed techniques with practical exercises. You will learn how to choose a subject, how to see it as a painter would, and how to find time to paint! The course will explore different styles of painting in watercolour and help you consider your own creative expressions. You will learn about light and shade, perspective and distance, traditional and modern techniques.
You will keep a journal and sketchbook, and practical exercises throughout will help you build techniques while working in a reflective practice. Creative exercises challenge your perceptions and imagination, and solid technical practice builds your skill.
Lastly, the course will ask you to consider yourself as an artist. From finding the time to paint to prioritising painting in a productivity-obsessed world, we will explore the value of pursuing a creative practice. Through considering others’ artwork throughout the course, you will learn to view the work of others as a painter, considering the painting as a whole and the details therein. You will learn techniques that you can transfer from critiquing professional painting to your own work and how to continually grow creatively. We will look at growing your artist’s portfolio and even selling your work online.
To follow the course effectively, you will require various painting tools, such as brushes, paints, sketchbooks and accessories, and you will need space and time to paint. Access to the internet will allow you to view videos and websites, and if you can access local galleries, this will improve your critical eye too.
By studying this course, you will:
Develop a solid understanding of art theories
Receive practical instruction on the tools and techniques used in watercolour painting
Learn how to best display, preserve, and share your finished pieces
Create your own full-size painting, along with keeping a journal and sketchbook!
Module 1: Introduction to Watercolour Painting
Part 1: Welcome to Watercolours
Part 2: Choosing Your Tools
Part 3: Choosing a Subject
Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Water and Washes
Part 1: Water, Water Everywhere!
Part 2: Watercolour Technique: Washes
Part 3: Painting Graded and Variegated Washes
Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Transparency and Luminosity
Part 1: Transparency and Layering
Part 2: Watercolour Technique: Glazing
Part 3: Working with White
Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Light and Shade
Part 1: Light and Shade
Part 2: The Language of Light
Part 3: Shadows
Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Colour
Part 1: Paint the Rainbow
Part 2: The Colour Wheel
Part 3: Watercolour Technique: Mixing Colours
Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Texture
Part 1: The Rough and the Smooth
Part 2: Brush Strokes, Splattering and Lifting
Part 3: Dry Brushing, Salt, Scratching and Scraping
Part 4: Resisting, Stippling and Combos
Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Choosing a Subject
Part 1: What Catches Your Eye?
Part 2: Seascapes, Beaches and Water
Part 3: Portraits and Animals
Part 4: Still Life, Flowers. Abstract, Patterns and Fantasy
Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Composition
Part 1: What Goes Where?
Part 2: Elements of Composition
Part 3: Sketching
Part 4: Choosing a Colour Palette
Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Putting It All Together
Part 1: Finding Your Style
Part 2: Put It All Together
Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Show the World
Part 1: How to Show Off
Part 2: Selling Your Work
Module 10 Assessment
The Watercolour Painting Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.
This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.
Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
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