NatureArt Lab

Studio Art Course (NOOSA QLD): Watercolour 1: From 5 November - 26 November 2021 (Beginners)

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Course Brief Snapshot:

Learn to paint with watercolour through our comprehensive four-week studio foundation course in Noosa, Queensland.

About the tutor:
Dion Dior is a natural science illustrator, field artist, nature journaler, science communicator, instructor and avid support of Citizen Science. Based in Noosa, Queensland, Dion's work focuses on the revealing aspects of nature and biodiversity which she believes has a profound impact on our understanding of the natural world.  Dion works primarily in graphite, watercolour and ink.  Through her instruction, she encourages collaborative learning, deep observation and field research to bring about greater skills and understanding.  She believes that the journey from studio learning to field study is an interconnected dance of discovery for both Dion and her students. She holds a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne University of Technology and was the List Solutions Prize gold medalist for Communication Strategy.  She is a Founder and Director of the Noosa and Sunshine Coast Nature Journal Club and regularly leads field trips and nature illustration workshops.

About the course:
This four-week morning studio course provides a comprehensive introduction to painting with watercolour. Through a series of enjoyable exercises, swatch experiments and projects students will learn about paints, brushes and papers, colour and the different properties of pigments. Each week you will be introduced to new skills and techniques and work on exercises and projects that will refine your watercolour ability.

This class is suitable for beginners and those wanting to refine their watercolour skills and knowledge. A materials list will be provided prior to the start of the class.

NatureArt Lab offers our recommended high quality beginner materials kit (including Daniel Smith watercolour paints) valued at $160.00 which we can have ready for you at the first class! 

Dates: 5 - 26 November 2021
Day/Time: Friday mornings 9.30am - 12.30pm 
Location: Tait-Duke Community Cottage, Earl Street, Tewantin, QLD 4566


Image: Apple blossom, watercolour by Dion Dior