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Beginner watercolour painting @ Ultimo Community Centre


Sunday 11 February 2024 from 1:15pm to 3:45pm


Full price: $210Concession: $170

This fun 4-week beginner course explores the basics of using watercolours, pencil and ink. 

We will work from still life arrangements, landscape images and portraits to create artworks on archival watercolour paper.  

Students will learn formal watercolour painting techniques such as washes, blooming and staccato dry brushing. Explore unconventional painting methods using materials such as cling wrap, salt and rubbing alcohol to create ethereal patterns and effects.  

Your tutor will give you some great tips and hints to show you the many and varied possibilities of this magical medium. 

Suitable for participants aged 16 years and over – no experience necessary. 

This course takes place on Sundays over 4 weeks:

  • Week 1: 11 February, 1.15pm to 3.45pm

  • Week 2: 18 November, 1.15am to 3.45pm

  • Week 3: 25 February, 1.15pm to 3.45pm

  • Week 4: 3 March, 1.15pm to 3.45pm

Intimate class size: maximum 10 students

Level: designed for beginner level students 16+yrs

Bring: all art materials provided (please bring your own apron)

Wear: enclosed shoes (no sandals or thongs) and comfortable clothing

We aim to present inclusive and accessible events. If you have any particular access or communication needs please contact Natalya Shinn, programs coordinator on 02 9265 9789 or

*The ticket purchaser must hold a valid concession card.

Bookings can be cancelled up to 7 days before the start of your course. Cancellations made after this will not be refunded. For more information see our terms and conditions.

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