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Fanning the Flames of Fall - Autumnal Watercolour Studies for Beginners - £65

A Complete Basic Watercolour Course for Beginners


Fanning the Flames of Fall

is a complete basic watercolour course for beginner watercolourists

  • Do you dream of being able to confidently handle this gorgeous medium but don't know where to start?
  • Do you wish you could express yourself and the beauty of autumnal berries, leaves and pods but need help on every aspect of watercolour?

The time for dreaming and wishing is over. I will take you slowly and thoroughly through the whole watercolour process.

At the end of this course you will have clear and confident abilities in:-

  • how to use and maintain your materials and equipment thanks to in-depth explanations
  • how to mix the main 4 dilutions and consistencies of paint to help you paint like a pro
  • how to wet your paper by understanding the main 4 conditions of paper
  • how to stretch watercolour paper
  • how to know the optimum moment to apply paint and how to control it - watercolour is all about timing!
  • how to create 3-D form with watercolour shading and paint believable shadows
  • how to continue to teach yourself long after you have completed this course! - empower yourself for further art enlightenment

Ready to make a start?

Let's go - Alison


Your Instructor


Alison Fennell Bio
Alison Fennell Bio

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Hi Teachables! I am Alison Fennell - your art tutor. I am 53 years old, from Wales, UK, a professional artist and fully qualified teacher (BSc. PGCE, Trinity Cert TESOL).

Just recently I was awarded 41st position in the Top 75 rated watercolour tutors on Youtube by a Buzzfeed independent poll.

My mission is to get you on the way with painting watercolour!
I am a thorough and clear teacher who wants you to succeed.

Do you want to respond to fall flora in paint but don't know where to start?
Do you admire watercolour and wish you could express your impressions in it?
Are you overwhelmed by the processes needed to paint loose and in detail?

In slow, clear and methodical steps I'll signpost the trail for you with watercolour wisdom, practice and direction.

You will firm up on basic skills and paint with aplomb.

Its sole aim is to leave you feeling enlightened, empowered and encouraged about the main elements of watercolouring.

You will harvest what you need to continue in a self-directed way with your watercolour as you paint in the comfort of your own home.

Please contact me with any queries at all about what you will gain from studying watercolour with me. Let's settle in for the course that will mould you into a confident watercolour artist.

Alison Fennell

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Course Curriculum


  MODULE 3 - Autumnal Shadow Mixes & Colour Wheel Complementaries
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  MODULE 4 - Amarillo Aspen Leaves - FULL real-time watercolour tutorial
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  MODULE 5 - Ripe Rowan Berries - FULL real-time watercolour tutorial
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  MODULE 6 - Mercurial Maple Leaf - FULL real-time watercolour tutorial
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  MODULE 7 - Rubylicious Rose Hips - FULL real-time watercolour tutorial
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  MODULE 8 - Summary & Bonus Tutorial - Fall Fires Flourish - Part Finished Watercolour Tutorial for You to Complete!
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  Book & Supply Resources & Tutor Background
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts on 1st October and students are encouraged to cover its 8 modules in 8 weeks. BUT - the course is yours forever as an educational resource to return to whenever you may need it! You can do it in 8 weeks or less or more! There is no set time and I am at your disposal as and when you have questions about the course - days, weeks, months or years into the future:) I will always respond via email to any student queries as and when they are asked now or at any time in the future! This course will not run out on you. During those 8 weeks starting on 1st September I shall be in contact with all students to offer support, guidance, encouragement and a weekly livestream chat for us all to ask questions and share experiences!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me in the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund.
Do I have to have Daniel Smith Paints?
No - I provide a list of substitute colours so that you can match approximately with whatever paints you have now or wish to buy.
How much does the course cost?
£65

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