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watercolour

(US), watercolor
1. 
a. water-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
b. any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
2. 
a. a painting done in watercolours
b. (as modifier): a watercolour masterpiece
3. the art or technique of painting with such pigments
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For details on art classes and workshops with the Warwickshire Watercolourists visit www.
CELEBRATED Yorkshire watercolourist Les Packham has a new opening today at Riley, Dunn and Wilson Ltd, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road.
Fifty artists currently make up the Warwickshire Watercolourists, who work under the tuition of professional artists Trevor and Andrew Boult.
Hardy, Jane, JVS Megaw and M Ruth Megaw (eds) 1992 The Heritage of Namatjira: The watercolourists of Central Australia, Heinemann, Melbourne.
Despite his criticism of its 'unmanly' aspect, Van Gogh was a keen watercolourist.
He sees the paintings of Albert Namatjira and the other Western Aranda watercolourists which began in the mid-1930s as `exhibited partly as a sign of what Aborigines were capable of achieving once "civilized", and in this respect could be seen as much as a denial of Aboriginal art as a recognition of it' (p 22).
Titta Lusier', as he signed his early works, emerged as an artist in the city during the 1770s in a milieu that included the Swiss artist Louis Ducros (1748-1810) and the German Jakob Philipp Hackert (1737-1807), alongside the itinerant British watercolourists among whom most significant was Lusieri's friend Thomas Jones (1742-1803).
Both draw inspiration from themes from the countryside in Warwickshire and around Solihull and run the Warwickshire Watercolourists group and organise workshops.
For example, watercolourists catalogued in 1995 by Delia Millar (The Victorian Watercolours and Drawings in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen) return here as miniaturists.
Now the artist is returning to the area with his latest exhibition @ Pure Art, until March 31 MONMOUTH Recent work and furniture by Michelle Scragg @ Denise Yapp Contemporary Art, Mill House, Whitebrook, until April 23 NARBERTH Though Forms: John Addyman, 1929-2006 features a precious hoard of sketch books and early work by one of Britain's most original landscape watercolourists, teachers and thinkers @ Oriel Q, Queen's Hall Gallery, until April 30 NEWTOWN Fables From A New World - artist Jennie Savage responds to the fascinating life and collections of T H Thomas (1839 to 1915), whose wide-ranging collections were bequeathed to Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales in 1915 @ Oriel Davies, until April 6.
WARWICKSHIRE Berkswell Reading Room: Warwickshire Watercolourists - tomorrow until Tuesday.