Beer Illustration with watercolour
What you will get from taking this class:
- Learn the basic watercolour techniques from watercolour washes to shading to creating texture.
- Learn how to create ‘realistic’ style illustrations, working from a reference image.
- Learn how to handle watercolour in a controlled way, allowing you to add detail, layer up colours and shade.
- Put what you’ve learnt into practice and create a watercolour Beer illustration.
Whether you are new to watercolour or more experienced, this workshop will teach you how to use watercolour to create ‘realistic’ style illustrations. We will explore different watercolour techniques and put them into practice to create a Christmas themed Beer illustration poster. You will be able to pick up lots of helpful tips and tricks along the way with the opportunity to ask questions and have a chat, in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Additional materials you will need:
- Jar of water
- Mixing palette
- Kitchen roll or tissue
- Tracing paper
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Do I need to have any experience to take part in an Elephant Academy class?
Absolutely not! We warmly welcome everyone and have classes and activities for all levels, including those who have never picked up a paintbrush or pencil before. All classes are friendly, supportive and fun!
Do I need to purchase art materials to take part?
Each class comes with an art supplies box curated by the Elephant Academy team. But if you already have suitable materials then you can opt to purchase the class without materials. The choice is yours.
How are the classes delivered?
All Elephant Academy’s activities are delivered online via Zoom.
How do I join the online class once I have purchased?
You will be sent a Zoom link via email the week before your class. The email will have full instructions on how to join and tips on how to set up your workspace.
I don’t have the Zoom app, can I still join?
Absolutely. You only need access to a web browser to join, you do not need the app. Simply click the link in the email we send to you and follow the prompts on how to join.
Where can I find further details about the classes?
Click this link https://elephantacademy.art/product-category/art-classes/ to find out more.
Who are the tutors?
All our tutors are renowned artists and creatives. Visit this link https://elephantacademy.art/our-tutors/ to learn more.
I don’t live in the UK – can I still join one of the classes?
Absolutely! We welcome students from all over the world and many of our classes are held at times to suit students in Europe and North America.
How much is international shipping for the art supplies box?
£20 for Europe and £40 for USA and rest of the world.
Is there a recording I can watch after the class?
Yes, we can supply recordings to allow you to develop your skills and revisit the classes.
What should I expect to get out of each class?
It depends on what you have signed up for. For those new to art the classes are a great way to learn something new, explore your creativity and be introduced to art materials and techniques. More experienced artists will develop their skills and practice. Whatever level you are at expect to meet likeminded people, have fun and experience how art and creativity can boost levels of wellbeing and relaxation.
How do I sign up?
Simply select the course(s) you would like to attend here, add to your cart and follow the prompts to check out and pay securely.
I have a question that I can’t find the answer to on your website, who do I contact?
For any general enquiries please contact [email protected]