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Watercolours for Beginners and Beyond Workshop with Susie Murphie

Course overview

This watercolour painting class is perfect for absolute beginners or those who have previously enjoyed Susie’s workshops and wish to learn tips and techniques for painting with the tricky medium of watercolour. You will come away with a feeling of wonder and addiction to this extraordinary watery paint and be confident that you can tackle anything.

What to expect

In this course you will:

  • learn how to keep watercolours transparent and beautiful
  • learn about painting a variety of subject matter with watercolour from still life to flowers and landscape using a loose style that does not concentrate on a lot of detail.
  • practice working with a limited colour palette to achieve brilliant results
  • develop your ability to tackle all sorts of subjects with confidence.

Is this course right for me?

No experience necessary. Suits absolute beginners to artists keen to practice and learn new skills.

What other students say about Susie

_[Susie] taught the class enthusiastically with a great sense of humour and plenty of hands on feedback and encouragement. I had lots of fun too and she helped me let go of some of my apprehensions about watercolour application with her individual approach. It was the best art workshop I have ever attended and I was thrilled with what I accomplished that day! _


Use of watercolours, brushes and palettes is included in your workshop fee. If you have watercolours and brushes already that you wish to use, please bring them along.

Everyone should bring the following items:

  • Pad of cold pressed watercolour paper (A4 or A3 size is fine) (from the art supply store – please don’t use cheap discount store paper as the quality produces an inferior result).
  • a roll of paper towel or some soft rags
  • lead pencils HB 2B
  • eraser
  • note book or visual diary
  • masking tape or clips

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$195 Limited inc GST
Watercolours for Beginners and Beyond Workshop with Susie Murphie

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Fee includes use of our art materials, however there are some items to bring | Suitable for absolute beginners

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Really enjoyed Susie's class and she's a great teacher - extremely knowledgeable, helpful, fun and made everyone feel at ease. Learnt more about mixing paint colours in one day than at any time previously. The other students in the class were great and everyone was there to learn something new and just enjoy the experience. Would have no hesitation in enrolling on any of Susie's other classes.
  • Susie is very knowledgeable and lead an informative hands on class
  • Susie was excellent as usual! Great day.