Jessie teaches private lessons, short workshops, full day workshops and term classes across Melbourne and around Australia.

Please find below all of her upcoming workshop and class opportunities.

Thornbury: Term Classes and Workshops
Spotswood: Term Classes and Workshops at Studio Stefan Gevers
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne: Term Classes

Jessie also teaches at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne:

  • Tuesday: 1.15 pm - 3.45 pm (Mixed - Replacing Helen Burrows)

  • Tuesday: 6.00 pm - 8.30 pm (Mixed - Replacing Dianne Emery)

Term 1 begins February 1st 2020

More information and to book: https://www.rbgfriendsmelbourne.org/FRBGM_Content/Botanic_Art_Folder/Botanic_Art_Classes.aspx

TESTIMONIALS

"Jessie was great - encouraging, knowledgable, articulate and gave clear and helpful guidance"

"Jessie was extremely knowledgable about both drawing techniques and Watercolour. The progression of the classes was excellent, starting with drawing techniques, developing our tonal drawings, testing our colour palettes and finally learning and practising our watercolour techniques."

"Jessie is a wonderful botanical artist in her own right, and also has the gift of skilled and sensitive teaching of those skills and of building confidence in her pupils. I have loved the course – it has been a great pleasure."

"Jessie was fantastic - attentive, easy to follow and encouraging "

"Very approachable and knowledgable - very good at making suggestions and guidance in a nice way"

"Demonstrations and step-by-step sheets were great reference in class, Jessie knows her stuff! Lovely, encouraging and very helpful"

"Jessie was fantastic. Patient and encouraging."

"Jessie is patient and caring. She pays attention to individuals and the group. I would attend her classes again."

"Jessie was great and had wonderful knowledge and tips."​

"Jessie was excellent – patient, encouraging and provided a really clear and comprehensive summary of a very broad subject."

FOR PET PORTRAITS:

"Before attending Jessie's workshop, I have not attempted any form of portraiture drawing because I find it intimidating and difficult. Jessie's method is easy to follow and accessible even for a complete beginner. Personally I am blown away with my own results after 1 workshop. If you have always thought that you can't draw, you will definitely change your mind after this! "

EXAMPLES OF PAST STUDENT'S WORK

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