Reflecting on Boats in Watercolour with Jake Winkle
This is a paint-and-follow watercolour course with The Artist’s Jake Winkle. Learn to paint boats on the water with effective use of light and reflections. Techniques will include wet in wet, dry brush and a loose mark making approach to create an impressionistic result with an emphasis on fabulous colour!
Jake exhibits widely in the South of England and in 2004 was a finalist in the Daily Mail’s ‘Not The Turner Prize’ competition. In 2007 his work was selected for the Royal Society of British Artist’s exhibition in The Mall Galleries, London, and from that time he has been contributing regular articles about his painting style for The Artist magazine. Jake has been the subject of three instructional DVD’s by Townhouse Films:- Watercolour from Dark to Light, Light and Movement in Watercolour and most recently Going Wild in Watercolour. Jake’s book Light and Movement in Watercolour was first released in 2012.
Jake has been winner of category and best in show at Marwell International Wildlife Art Society’s annual exhibition and in 2009 was awarded the prestigious St. Cuthberts Mill award for best watercolour at the Society of Equestrian Artist’s annual show.
Inspired by light and movement Jake’s paintings are a reflection of the world around him. As well as exhibitions in London and the South of England he has undertaken many fine art commissions for individuals and notable organisations including The National Trust.
- A good selection of watercolour paints – Jake feels tubes are more versatile than pans
- A selection of watercolour brushes
- At least 2 sheets of 300gsm Rough watercolour paper – minimum size 15” x 11” stretched or taped to a board
- Masking fluid
- Kitchen roll
- 2H & 2B pencil
- Masking tape
Provided by Cornwall School of Art if required
- Drawing boards
- Water jars
All art materials are available to purchase in the Truro Arts shop, 26 River Street Truro TR1 2SJ, and you will receive a 10% discount on all supplies for the course.
Inspired by light and movement Jake’s paintings are a reflection of the world around him. As well as exhibitions in London and the South of England he has undertaken many fine art commissions for individuals and notable organisations including The National Trust.Find Out More
Our courses usually begin at 10am and end at 4:30pm, with a half an hour lunch break at around 1pm. There will also be brief morning and afternoon breaks, with free tea and coffee available in the kitchen area. At Lunch time you can make things nice and easy by pre-ordering a freshly prepared Coach House Lunch. Alternatively, you’re very welcome to bring along a packed lunch and any other refreshments you like.
On sunny days students and tutors are invited to enjoy breaktimes outside in the leafy courtyard or gardens surrounded by birdsong.
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