Introduction to watercolour

This is a simple PowerPoint that explains how a beginner can make a start with watercolour painting. It starts with a focus on JMW Turner (thought of as an Impressionist but actually a product of the Romantic movement), looking especially at his watercolour paintings. This introduces pupils to the idea of a colour wash. Then there is a presentation by a contemporary watercolour artist, who sets out how a water wash is effective. The PPT suggests then that the pupils have a go at each technique.
The original PPT was part of ‘Grandad’s Virtual School’ for my Year 5 grandson. The YouTube videos were embedded. In this version the URLs are given only.


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Created: Nov 23, 2020

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