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State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022
State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022

15 October - 12 November 2024, Watercolour One (Evenings) with Karen Holloway

Original price $380.00 - Original price $380.00
Original price
$380.00 - $380.00
Current price $380.00

Learn the fundamentals of painting with watercolour with experienced Canberra artist Karen Holloway.

About the course:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to watercolour painting taking  inspiration from subjects in nature.  Through a series of exercises and projects students will learn about materials, basic colour theory and techniques for applying watercolour paint to paper.  Suitable for students just starting the watercolour journey, there will be step by step instruction throughout each session.                                                                   

Watercolour One is the first course of a 4-part series and is a recommended prerequisite for the follow-on Watercolour Two, Three and Four.

Dates: 15 October - 12 November 2024

Days/Times: Tuesday evenings 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Venue: NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith

Learning outcomes:

- Knowledge of watercolour materials: paints, papers, brushes and palettes.

- An understanding of basic colour theory and colour mixing.

- Skills in techniques of applying paint to paper.

Suitable for 16+ ages, beginners and those wanting to revise their practice. 

Materials List:  A materials list will be provided upon booking the course. Please keep an eye out for our email - check your JUNK and SPAM folders as we are finding a lot of our emails going here.

Administration:  There is free dedicated parking onsite as well as a cafe and supermarket within a 5 minute walk (please check opening times).  Please note the COVID safe requirements that will be sent to you upon booking.

About the tutor:

Karen Holloway is a Canberra based botanical and mixed-media artist with a background in design and applied science. She combines her love of nature, patterns and surface decoration with keen observation honed by many years working as a paper conservator to create fresh, loose artworks with a vintage sensibility.

Karen is an enthusiastic advocate for using art and observation to connect with nature regardless of age or skill level. She encourages students to enjoy investigating different techniques and mediums to embrace the beauty of nature and explore their own passion for the natural world. 

NatureArt Lab Awards:

  • 2022, Telstra Best of Business Award Winner for Promoting Sustainability, ACT Winner and National Finalist
  • 2024, Telstra Best of Business Award Winner for Building Communities, ACT Winner and National Finalist

 Image credit: Karen Holloway




Discount Policy: Students may be eligible for Seniors Discount and/or Member Discounts on checkout.  If you are unsure about eligibility or how to claim this discount, please email

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