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Live online classIntro to Watercolour/Gouache Painting: art class teaching tips and tricks with Harriet Gillett!
5(9 reviews)
Learn a variety of watercolour techniques Harriet uses in her own paintings.

10 Students

£12 pp

1 hour class

Beginner

Next available date:3rd June 2020

Teacher

Harriet Gillett

About this class
  • This relaxed class is for anyone who is new to the medium and wants to get started, or interested in loosening up their painting style or learning to paint like Harriet!
  • Harriet will introduce you to, and guide you through a variety of techniques she uses in her own colourful paintings, with an emphasis on experimental approaches to colour and mark-making, and really helping you to embrace the fluidity and playfulness of the medium.
  • The class will be a mixture of Harriet doing demos and showing you examples of watercolour paintings to demonstrate techniques, and you having a go…
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What you will learn
  • how to get started!
  • using colour expressively
  • the fun of letting the paint take over
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What you will need
  • some watercolour/ gouache paint/ even acrylic work
  • some watercolour paper (thick)
  • a cup of water
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5(9 reviews)
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Iain - May 30th
This was a great session. Having a hours of Harriet's time was so valuable. She clearly explained the methods and techniques she was talking about along with practical demonstrations. She tailored the session to my needs (and ability!!). I really really enjoyed it! Would definitely recommend / have already to friends and family! Thanks!!
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Lucy and Jonathan - May 18th
We booked Harriet to teach a whole bunch of us an online class (we'd organised our own materials) over Zoom. Everyone knew each other and can be quite loud so we were worried we might overwhelm Harriet but she was relaxed, friendly and absolutely went with the flow while guiding us through some new skills. We produced some lovely art (well some of us anyway) and are planning another class with her soon!
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Lucy and Jonathan - May 18th
We booked Harriet to teach a whole bunch of us an online class (we'd organised our own materials) over Zoom. Everyone knew each other and can be quite loud so we were worried we might overwhelm Harriet but she was relaxed, friendly and absolutely went with the flow while guiding us through some new skills. We produced some lovely art (well some of us anyway) and are planning another class with her soon!
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Harriet Gillett is a professional artist working across a variety of mediums. Blurring the line between abstraction and figuration, observation and memory, the ideas for her colourful and expressive works are rooted in a love of drawing from life. In her lessons she teaches the techniques she has developed to really help free yourself up when making art. Elements of chance, and accident plays a big part in her own work so she enjoys teaching techniques to guide your intuition, encouraging guests to tap into the expressive potential mark-making to capture the emotion and character of a subject, and
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Wed 3 Jun 2020, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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Thu 4 Jun 2020, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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Thu 4 Jun 2020, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Sat 6 Jun 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Wed 10 Jun 2020, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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Thu 11 Jun 2020, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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Wed 17 Jun 2020, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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Thu 18 Jun 2020, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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Iain - May 30th
This was a great session. Having a hours of Harriet's time was so valuable. She clearly explained the methods and techniques she was talking about along with practical demonstrations. She tailored the session to my needs (and ability!!). I really really enjoyed it! Would definitely recommend / have already to friends and family! Thanks!!
review
Lucy and Jonathan - May 18th
We booked Harriet to teach a whole bunch of us an online class (we'd organised our own materials) over Zoom. Everyone knew each other and can be quite loud so we were worried we might overwhelm Harriet but she was relaxed, friendly and absolutely went with the flow while guiding us through some new skills. We produced some lovely art (well some of us anyway) and are planning another class with her soon!
review
Lucy and Jonathan - May 18th
We booked Harriet to teach a whole bunch of us an online class (we'd organised our own materials) over Zoom. Everyone knew each other and can be quite loud so we were worried we might overwhelm Harriet but she was relaxed, friendly and absolutely went with the flow while guiding us through some new skills. We produced some lovely art (well some of us anyway) and are planning another class with her soon!
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Connie McCool - May 15th
I went to an in-person art class run by Harriet earlier this year and it was brilliant! I hadn’t done art since school, so wasn’t sure it would be my thing, but with her help I actually did a painting that I really love and now have up on my wall! Throughout the session she was really attentive and gave loads of good pointers. Our group all really enjoyed it, and I’ve even bought some paints and done more painting since!
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Connie McCool - May 15th
I went to an in-person art class run by Harriet earlier this year and it was brilliant! I hadn’t done art since school, so wasn’t sure it would be my thing, but with her help I actually did a painting that I really love and now have up on my wall! Throughout the session she was really attentive and gave loads of good pointers. Our group all really enjoyed it, and I’ve even bought some paints and done more painting since!
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David - May 15th
Prior to attending Harriet’s class painting was to me synonymous with acute anxiety, effectuating traumatic memories of stress-induced tears and dictatorial art teachers. I found it above all a frustrating activity for which I could boast no discernible talent. To say I was reluctant to go to try painting again is a monumental understatement. However, my experience under Harriet’s coaching was unlike any other in my lifetime. Effortlessly inspiring confidence and clarity of mind, Harriet helped me to overcome my unease with the paintbrush and to truly enjoy expressing myself! More impressive still, I found her ardour and her therapeutic approach to art highly contagious. Whilst I admit you are unlikely to see my paintings framed in gold at the Tate any time in the near future, you may well nonetheless see me at Harriet’s next mindful art session, painting zealously with more enthusiasm than with skill.
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David - May 15th
Prior to attending Harriet’s class painting was to me synonymous with acute anxiety, effectuating traumatic memories of stress-induced tears and dictatorial art teachers. I found it above all a frustrating activity for which I could boast no discernible talent. To say I was reluctant to go to try painting again is a monumental understatement. However, my experience under Harriet’s coaching was unlike any other in my lifetime. Effortlessly inspiring confidence and clarity of mind, Harriet helped me to overcome my unease with the paintbrush and to truly enjoy expressing myself! More impressive still, I found her ardour and her therapeutic approach to art highly contagious. Whilst I admit you are unlikely to see my paintings framed in gold at the Tate any time in the near future, you may well nonetheless see me at Harriet’s next mindful art session, painting zealously with more enthusiasm than with skill.
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Summer Taylor - May 15th
Harriet was an amazing instructor! I was actually a but nervous and self conscious about painting but she imbued me with confidence, and more than anything, just encouraged me to have fun, which I did! Someone she managed to jovially watch over everyone in our class as well as give one to one advice when we needed it. I couldn't recommend her more highly.
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Summer Taylor - May 15th
Harriet was an amazing instructor! I was actually a but nervous and self conscious about painting but she imbued me with confidence, and more than anything, just encouraged me to have fun, which I did! Someone she managed to jovially watch over everyone in our class as well as give one to one advice when we needed it. I couldn't recommend her more highly.