Painting - Water Based

Watercolour painting – portraits with Brian Smith

Ref: SLW08569



About this course

Capture the essence of the person in your portrait. Work with the play of pigments on the surface to create a fresh spontaneous feel over a well observed base. Examine compositional options, and through quick studies build confidence and understanding of your subject.


Brian Smith

People and Architecture are the main focus of Brian's watercolours striving to capture mood, light and atmosphere in daily life. His paintings have been exhibited at The Mall, Bankside and the RWA Bristol gaining awards. He has written articles for International Artist, The Artist and Leisure Painter magazines. He now demonstrates and tutors Watercolour nationally.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options, and find out about funding at our next Open Day on Saturday 9 February 2019.

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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