Studio Classes and Workshops
For those who have no or little experience with watercolour
-covering the basic techniques, with lots of stimulating applied projects: basic techniques of wet in wet, wet on dry, drybrush, washes (flat, gradated, glaze), negative painting, hard and soft edges, using masking fluid, lifting and removing paint/ fixing “mistakes”, using a grid, creating texture, painting from life and photos, and more!
All materials supplied (basic watercolour kit consisting of palette, artists’ quality paints, brushes and paper-- which are yours to keep)
6 classes- $300
For those with some experience in watercolour, who would like to extend their skills and build confidence; with a focus on:
value and colour, composition, painting special subjects (brick, wood, stone, lace, glass, metal etc.).
Bring your own materials or supply list supplied.
6 classes - $200
Further explorations in watercolour focusing on landscape and portraiture, with a look at different approaches and styles of rendering the landscape and the portrait. Lots of exciting projects!
Paper supplied, but bring your own paints and brushes, or supply list supplied.
For those who want to explore more ways to use this exciting medium: painting watercolour on canvas, mounting watercolour on wooden panels, painting on different papers, including Yupo, travel sketches with watercolour and ink, and adding other media etc.
Substrates supplied, but bring your own paints and brushes, or supply list supplied.
6 classes -$200.
Acrylics 1- Beginning Acrylics
An introduction to this intriguing and versatile medium. basic techniques and lots of applied projects.
All materials supplied (a basic kit including palette, paints, and brushes which are yours to keep) – or bring your own (supply list provided)
6 classes - $300
Portraits in Watercolour
Four classes focussing on portraits in watercolour--- not just capturing a likeness but creating evocative, original paintings.
Paper and studio supplies provided but bring your own paints and brushes.
4 classes - $160