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Online course and kit worth £185!

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WIN - Painting Expressive Roses in Watercolour course and kit worth £185

From Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and in partnership with David & Charles

Roses are one of the most beloved types of flower. The rose gardens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which feature both wild and cultivated roses, are world-famous and attract thousands of visitors annually. In this fine-art online course, you will learn how to paint these beautiful blooms in watercolour, both from life and from photographs, capturing the humanity of painting over the more technical aspects.

Join fine artist, teacher and author Trevor Waugh for Painting Expressive Roses in Watercolour and learn how to use a range of brushstrokes and techniques to capture the flow and the glow of the most popular of all flowers. In this course, you’ll be led step-by-step through the process of creating your own watercolour rose paintings, starting with observing the basic formations and understanding the natural geometry of the flowers. The kit that accompanies the course includes all the materials you need to create a stunning expressive composition with Trevor. This course can be accessed at any time online. Find out more here.

Course kit includes:

  • W&N Cotman Watercolour Paints in nine colours: Permanent Rose, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine, Cerulean Blue, Raw Sienna, Gamboge Hue, Cadmium Orange, Burnt Umber, Dioxazine Violet

  • Daler-Rowney Aquafine Brush – Oval wash ¾ inch (19mm)

  • Daler-Rowney Aquafine Brush – Round Synthetic Size 8

  • Daler-Rowney Aquafine Brush – Short Flat 1 inch (25mm)

  • Saunders Waterford High White 300gsm watercolour paper

  • The Kew Book of Painting Roses in Watercolour by Trevor Waugh

course kit

You will also need:

  • Paint palette with six or nine deep wells

  • Lightweight water pot with handle

  • Board

  • Picture tape

  • Roses from a garden

  • Follow David & Charles @dandcbooks and Kew @kewgardens

Enter below for your chance to win this amazing course worth £185!

Terms and Conditions:

The prize draw opens 11AM 7th January 2022 and closes at 11:59PM on 7th February 2022.

This competition is open to UK residents aged 18 and over. Our employees (and their family members) or employees of any company involved in the competition, including the prize provider, must not enter.

There is one winner. The winner will receive access to the Painting Expressive Roses in Watercolour online course and kit. Kit will be sent to the winners address. The winner has 12 months to complete the course. This prize can not be exchanged for cash value.

The winner will be drawn at random from all valid entries after the closing date and notified by email and has 5 days to respond before an alternative winner is chosen.

No purchase is necessary.

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