Watercolour Painting 25 March with Ruby Eaves

What to Bring

  • See Suggested Materials list in description.
  • Bring an apron and wear comfortable shoes.

Watercolour Painting 25 March with Ruby Eaves

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Class duration: 6 hours

What You Will Learn

  • Convey the moods of the landscape.
  • Create a pleasing, well balanced composition.
  • Create texture using different watercolour techniques.

What You Get

  • Expert tuition from an experienced teacher
  • Paintings you work on in class
  • Mastery over watercolour techniques


During this 1 Day Workshop, you will paint atmospheric watercolour paintings using various techniques, including “wet-in-wet”, to help create and interpret the beauty of our diverse landscape.

We will look at how to …

  1. Convey the moods of the landscape from the misty foggy mornings to the hot summer day using cool and warm colours.
  2. Simplify the landscape and create a pleasing, well-balanced composition.
  3. Create texture using different techniques.

Suggested Materials for Workshop  

 Two quarter sheets of Watercolour paper, Rough/ medium, preferably 300 grams  of Arches/Saunders,

Paint. Colours include:

  • Reds- light red (WN), alizarin crimson or permanent rose madder, cadmium red
  • Blues- cobalt, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue
  • Yellows-raw sienna, aureolin /lemon yellow / cad. yellow pale.
  • Burnt sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Windsor blue (red) / Pthalo blue
  • Viridian

Palette suitable for mixing paint in.

Sketch book, putty rubber and soft lead pencil


  • Large wash brush (mop/flat)
  • Flat 1cm (taklon ) brush
  • Liner or rigger brush with long hair, size 4 (taklon).
  • Any round brushes with good points (when wet)
  • An old toothbrush, an old bristle brush and any of your favourites.

Board for attaching stretched paper to.

Gummed tape, masking tape, sea sponge/ kitchen sponge, water container, water spray, gem razor blade, old towel and box of tissues.

A sense of humour

See yourself here?
Book soon. 215 people viewed this class.
Mar 2017

Preparing paper, water colour techniques. Ruby was an excellent teacher and the whole day was enjoyable

Mar 2017

I enjoyed this workshop very much. It was very interesting with so much information. A great technique workshop. Showing many different things. Ruby was very generous with her skill. I'd love to come to another workshop like this one.

Mar 2017

Ruby Eaves is a wonderful teacher not only with her skills as an artist but she has the ability to relax her students. This in turn makes a very rewarding experience for everyone. Thank you Ruby.