30 January - 20 February 2024, Watercolour One (Evenings) with Karen Holloway
Learn the fundamentals of painting with watercolour with experienced Canberra artist Karen Holloway.
About the course:
This course provides a comprehensive introduction watercolour painting with inspiration from subjects in nature. Through a series of exercises and projects students will learn about materials, basic colour theory and techniques for applying paint to paper. Suitable for students just starting the watercolour journey, there will be step by step instruction throughout each class.
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: 30 January - 20 February 2024 (4 sessions x 3 hours)
Days/Times: Tuesday evenings 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Venue: NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith
- 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
- 2024, Telstra Best of Business Award Winner for Building Communities, ACT
Image credit: Karen Holloway