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2 Day Workshop - Painting Wattle

2 Day Workshop - Painting Wattle

Book before March 6th for 10% Early Bird Discount!


June Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th 


Where: Held in Jessie's studio at Bighouse Arts, 9-11 Hocking St, Coburg North VIC 3058


In this two-day workshop Jessie will guide you through her step-by-step process to create your own botanical painting of wattle, working from a photograph. The species of wattle will depend on availibilty in the lead up to the workshop.


Over the two days you will be shown how to master important watercolour techniques, specifically for use on botanicals, while learning the process of layering watercolours to achieve a realistic painting.


What will I learn?

• How to create an outline drawing from a photograph
• Basic colour theory
• Matching and mixing the correct colour
• Using masking fluid
• Watercolour techniques including wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry and dry brush
• How to avoid muddy watercolour paintings


To a maxium of 7 students this is an encouraging and friendly environment to further your botanical art skills, following Jessie's step-by-step guidance,


Materials and snacks provided, please just bring lunch! Back Alley Bakes is just around the corner if you wish to buy lunch.


Please select 'Workshop Bookings' for the postage option (as it won't add any postage fee!)

  • COVID-19 Cancellations:
    If the Government requires our studios to remain closed at the time of your session, we will issue you a full refund (or credit voucher valid for three years, if you prefer).

    If you need to withdraw from a private lesson or workshop, 7 days notice is required prior to the class for a full refund, minus booking fees. 

    Less than 7 days notice entitles a 50% refund only.

    No refunds or credit notes will be issued for withdrawals with less than 24 hour notice is given. 

    Transfers allowed.

    Jessie Rose Ford reserves the right to cancel any scheduled course. In the event of a cancellation, students will be notified 7 working days before the scheduled start date and full refunds will be provided. Classes are subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

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