Painting - Water Based

Watercolour painting – structure, pattern and texture with Amber Halsall

Ref: SWE08611



About this course

Learn how to map and measure your composition, discover underpainting, experiment with and apply a mosaic of expressive watercolour. Refine and add definition with glazes and finishing techniques. Please note change of tutor; originally Suzanne Balchin.


Amber Halsall

Amber trained at the University of Creative Arts in Canterbury. She then went on to specialise in watercolour and coloured pencil in botanical art. Amber currently works on private commissions and teaches botanical and watercolour classes. Her work is highly detailed with a contemporary style. She is a Fellow Member of the Society of Botanical Artists, exhibits regularly in London and Germany, and has sold work to private collections in the UK, Germany, France and China.


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

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