Watercolour Techniques

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details




Art & Design

Course Start Date

Wednesday 17th April 2024

Course Duration

Part-time, 10 Weeks

Course Time

18:30 - 20:30

Course Fee

£ 50.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

Our watercolour courses cater for all levels – from complete beginners through to anyone who wants to improve established skills such as thinking, feeling and manipulation. By the end of the course, you will have learned to compose and produce several paintings and will have built a portfolio which could enable you to progress to more advanced art classes.

Course Requirements

No prior knowledge required. Just enthusiasm and a willingness to participate.

What you will Learn

With the aid of an experienced tutor you will also refine the methods and techniques required to enjoy watercolour painting as a leisure activity. Throughout the course, by demonstration and practical experience, you will encounter a variety of painting situations. It is a course which explores the medium of watercolour in a variety of ways.


There will be no formal assessment.


Modern Art, Art Wellness or an Art qualification under TSCG

Career Options

Completing a short course in painting can open up various options in the field of visual arts. Whilst it may not be necerssary to have an extensive education to pursue these oportunities, building a strong portfolio and gaining practical experience are crucial. here are some options you could explore: –

Freelance Artist
Art Teacher or Instructor
Art Gallery Assistant
Art Blogger or Influencer
Art Therapist
Art Restorer

Mandatory Units

There are no mandatory units.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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