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Áreas: Visual Arts 
Duration: 8 weeks (24 hours)
Schedule: Tuesdays from 14h to 17h ou from 17:30 to 20:30)
PlaceGaragem Avenida (Guimarães)
Fee: 130€
Faculty: Najla Leroy e Evandro Renan
Applications: 18 to 30  September 2023
Registration: 2 to 6 October (fee: €26.00)
Course: 10, 17, 24, 31 October and 7, 14, 21, 28 November 2023

Applicatio form here.

Note: After submission of the application form, candidates should wait for the contact of the Secretariat (email) | The opening of the course is subject to the registration, with confirmed payment, of 8 participants.

About the course

This course aims to awaken the participant's creative autonomy to develop an authorial work and the construction of his/her own artistic profile. Starting with basic exercises on the various techniques in watercolour, the final result will be a didactic portfolio on the techniques that were presented and applied in exercises during the course by the participants. 


• Know and differentiate the different types of material and utensils used for watercolour painting.

• Acquire practical knowledge about traditional and alternative watercolour techniques.

• Develop methods of conception and execution of works in watercolour.

Learning outcomes  

At the end of the course the student will be able to:

- Identify the different types of paper, brushes, pigments and their characteristics.

- Acquire a visual repertoire in watercolour on classic and contemporary artists.

- Recognize the different stages of paper wetness.

- Know the intensity and saturation of the pigments.

- Acquire a theoretical/practical understanding of watercolour painting techniques.

- Know and use different types of materials to create effects and textures.

- Develop a didactic portfolio about fundamental watercolour techniques and materials.


General public, beginners interested in learning the basic techniques in watercolour, with basic knowledge of drawing, over 14 years of age.