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Painting & Drawing: Watercolour Wed PM

Explore the world of watercolour in this 6-week course for beginners

Produced by the City of Sydney

Bookings open 18 September

This fun course for beginners explores watercolour painting with pen, ink, pencil and pastels to create non-traditional compositions.
Under the guidance of our experienced tutor, you’ll be introduced to the concept of colour theory and learn about the work of a wide variety of artists to help broaden your knowledge.

You’ll get hands on with watercolour painting techniques from transparent and opaque washes to layering and staccato dry brushing. Also explore the fundamental image making concepts of line, measurement, perspective and composition and get an introduction to the importance of tonal value (shadow and light) to create the illusion of three dimensional form.

This is a great 6-week course for beginners looking to explore the world of traditional and contemporary watercolour techniques.
Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures.

Intimate class size: maximum 10 students
Level: designed for beginner level students
Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (aprons provided)
Bring: yourself – all materials provided
We use non-toxic paints and non-toxic cleaning products and methods wherever possible.

Tutor: Lisa Starr
Lisa is a Sydney based artist originally from Canada. She graduated with distinction from Concordia University, Montreal with a BA Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing. Lisa’s work draws primarily upon her surroundings and memories from living in Vancouver, Montreal, Cambridge and Sydney. She has exhibited her work, which includes oil, acrylic, watercolour and various drawing mediums in galleries in Canada, the UK and Australia. Lisa enjoys working on private commissions and teaching painting and drawing.

Bookings can be cancelled up to 14 days before the course starts. Cancellations made within 14 days of the course starting will not be refunded. For more information please see our terms and conditions.



Wednesday 23 October 2019 from 6.30pm to 9pm

6 week course continues until 27 November 2019


Full Price: $258.00
Concession: $201.00

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