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Introduction to Watercolour

16 October, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will start by covering the traditional techniques such as gradated and variegated washes, wet-into-wet, wet-on-dry, glazes, hard and soft edges, blending, dry-brush, masking … and much more!
To have an understanding of these techniques will give you a good foundation to go on and express your creative self in watercolour.
In this course you will have the opportunity to explore:
• The fundamentals of watercolour painting
• How to build a clear and translucent painting from start to finish
• Play with mixed media to create dynamic and interesting paintings
• Sessions include many tutor demonstrations, plus discussion.

A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 9th October to secure a place in this workshop.

Date: Wednesday, 16th October
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street.
Cost: $125 (full) or $115 (Concession or Early Bird Discount. EBD available until 2nd October)

Please bring:

  • 1 Neef 970, round, Taklon brush, size 12. (can be purchased from Castlemaine Art Supplies)
  • A white plate or plastic palette for mixing paint.
  • And any other Watercolour materials you may already have

Tutor: Eleni Rivers

Eleni is a professional artist and teacher who has taught art classes for over 25 years in colleges, corporations and communities.
She holds a MFA in Arts and Consciousness from JFK University, Berkeley, California as well as several degrees in Fine Arts from colleges in Australia. Now based in Castlemaine, Eleni’s art continues to explore themes of nature and mythology within the Australian landscape.

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16 October, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Castlemaine Community House
30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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(03) 5472 4842