Introduction to Watercolours – A One Day Art Workshop with Richard Kitson


An exclusive art workshop with professional artist, Richard Kitson. Explore the art of watercolour painting in this one-day workshop for beginners. You will receive expert guidance through a range of demonstrations and 1-1 feedback.

What to expect:

  • You will cover materials, techniques and colour mixing; exploring separate elements found in watercolour paintings. You will also produce work from reference to the techniques of JMW Turner.
  • You will produce your own landscape painting, bringing together all the techniques you have learned and practiced.


The workshop is limited to just three people and will take place at Richard’s art studio in Barnsley town centre from 10am to 4.30pm (both days). (Please note that the studio is located up two flights of stairs with no lift access). There is ample parking near to the studio on County Way and Regent Street. Parking is free on weekends but limited to 3hrs on Saturdays so you would need to renew your ticket during the lunch break.

All materials and equipment are provided as well as refreshments but you will need to bring a packed lunch. Alternatively, there are a range of cafés in the town centre with excellent food options, please ask for recommendations. (Please note that cafés may be closed on Sunday’s).

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In a nutshell

Where is it?
The art workshops are held at Richard Kitson's art studio in Barnsley town centre.

Length of experience
This is a full day, 6 hour experience starting at 10.00 am.

What you need to know
Your voucher can be used to book a space on one of Richard's Watercolours for Beginners Workshops which run throughout the year. This is an exclusive workshop for a maximum of 3 people. Accessibility: Please note that the studio is located up two flights of stairs with no lift access.

How much will it cost?
The One Day Watercolours for Beginners Workshop with Richard Kitson costs £150 which includes all of your art materials plus expert tuition.

How to redeeem your voucher
Your voucher will have a contact name and information about booking your experience. If you have any questions before booking please get in touch.

The small print
Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.

Voucher Delivery
Our eco-friendly voucher boxes are available for £3.50 and will be sent via Royal Mail first class post. Delivery time is approximately 1 or 2 days. PDF e-vouchers are FREE and emailed shortly after ordering.

Watercolours for Beginners

Watercolours for Beginners is a one day art workshop with artist Richard Kitson.

Richard paints, draws and makes etchings in his studio in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. He is an accomplished artist, primarily known for his portraiture and figurative works which often depict family members and friends.

Richard delivers his exclusive painting and drawing workshops at his studio in Barnsley town centre.

In 2018 Kitson participated in Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year where he painted Paralympic athlete Kadeena Cox MBE at the Wallace Collection in London.

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