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Watercolours: The Natural World Level 1


Next Available: Fri, 07 Feb 10:00AM
3.0 hours x 4 Weeks
Over 10 people have attended this class
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Description

This 4-week course explores a range of drawing and watercolour techniques  under the guidance of Melbourne artist Judith Van Heeren, and is suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to refresh skills.

Students will develop skills in drawing, colour mixing and a variety of watercolour techniques using the natural world  as inspiration, and making a series of small studies. 

Throughout the course there will be practical demonstrations, one-on-one guidance and the opportunity to ask questions. Students may choose to  bring their own paper, brushes and watercolours or pay a small fee to have all materials provided. A materials list will be emailed upon booking.

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What you will learn
  • An understanding of the principles of observational drawing
  • Basic skills in using watercolours
  • Advanced watercolour techniques
What you will get
  • One-on-one guidance from an established artist
  • Finished works to take home
  • Morning tea

What to bring
  • Your watercolours, brushes and paper or hire a kit from us
What to wear

Casual clothes, aprons available

Appropriate for

This class is open to all levels


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Fitzroy Painting

Vendor since 2013

Established in 2009 and based on the top floor of a Victorian heritage building overlooking bustling Brunswick Street, Fitzroy Painting for Beginners is the original and best of private art classes in Fitzroy! A working artists studio, the space provides a great environment to develop your painting and drawing skills with the expert support and guidance of highly qualified teachers and full-time professional artists.

Our 4 - Week Beginners Courses are designed for the complete beginner, taking you through a series of exercises and building your skills week by week as you produce paintings to take home. Students may choose to continue to our Beginners Course: Level 2. Ongoing students are supported to help develop their own direction, with optional exercises offered to expand on skills and knowledge, and our Atelier students are assisted in taking it to the next level in professional practice.

Love the class? All students wishing to extend their course may purchase 4 or 8 - week blocks for ongoing students at a discounted rate. Some of our students have gone on to Higher Education courses and are now exhibiting professionally!

Need to miss a class? We understand busy lives and offer flexibility - just let us know in advance and we'll credit you a class. (Maximum of 2 changes per 8 weeks, ongoing and Atelier students only).

Evening classes include wine and cheese, and morning classes include tea, coffee and cakes. Classes run for 3 hours and basic equipment is available for student use at the studio, including easels, aprons, palettes and drawing boards. We believe in safe studio-practice and provide low-toxic, low-odour materials for student use, as well as high-quality clean-up materials for brushes and hands. We also have storage facilities if you wish to keep your materials at the studio.

Each student works at their own pace and receives one-on-one attention, and all students are invited to exhibit in our annual end of year exhibition, a fun opportunity to show family and friends what you’ve been doing!

Visit our website for more info and pictures of student work. www.fitzroypainting.com

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Course refund policy:

  • Full refunds for cancellations can be given up to 30 days before the course commencement date. If available, we are happy to transfer you to another course or workshop at a later date with 30 days notice.
  • A 50% refund will be given for cancellations up to 10 days before the course commencement date.
  • No refund will be given after 10 days before the course commencement date. Under exceptional circumstances a full refund will be given regardless of date of cancellation.
  • No make-up classes can be offered for our beginners courses.
  • Please note there is a $30 fee deducted on all refunds.

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Terms & Conditions

Bookings and class cancellations policy: 

Due to the high demand for classes and small number of places available in our 4-week beginners course, Fitzroy Painting is unable to swap, substitute or offer ‘make-up’ classes. Ongoing students please contact us if you are unable to attend a class. Absences without notification will forfeit the full class/course fee and receive no credit.

Should Fitzroy Painting be forced to cancel a class students will be notified as soon as possible prior to the scheduled class and will receive a credit for a replacement class or a refund as required.

Uncollected materials and artworks will be disposed of at the end of each year.






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serena

11 December 2019 • Watercolours: The Natural World Level 1

This was a really fun workshop. I highly recommend coming along to try it out. Thank you !

Sheng Yi

02 December 2019 • Watercolours: The Natural World Level 1

Had such a great time, will be booking into Level 2 in the new year. Loved the slow relaxed pace of the class, and I was really happy with my feather paintings. A little bit of patience with watercolours goes a long way. Also the brownies were delicious!!