Food Painting Workshop: Petit Fours

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Learn to paint watercolour food painting at this workshop in Sydney.

Food illustration is a unique way to learn watercolour painting techniques... where you get to paint as well as taste your compositions!

Learn how to arrange your subjects into an appealing composition, then capture the colour, precision and tasty detail, as you develop the skills to produce beautifully rendered watercolours.

And to really capture the essence of that lavender macaron or strawberry tart, you might just have to sample your subject as well... and wash it down with a perfectly matched artisan tea!

So join this fun and practical tasty workshop to learn art techniques to compose, sketch in proportion, then use the light and tone of watercolours to create depth and detail in your food artwork. You’ll come away with a stunning and realistic food illustration plus the fundmental skills to keep practising and exploring how to capture the beauty of food in painted illustrations.

Ideal for...

This course is suitable for beginners and students with some watercolour experience

Course content
  • Basic principles of food composition
  • Tips on pencil sketching with detailing in an object
  • How to use watercolour and colour mixing
  • Exercises in watercolours to create depth in an object with light and tone
  • Shading and detailing in a food illustration with watercolour
  • Sampling of petit-fours and flavour-matched teas
Learning outcomes

After this watercolours workshop you will have learned how to:

  • create a simple composition for painting
  • sketch food items in pencil with detail and proportion
  • add detail in a food illustration
  • apply watercolour with light, tone and detailing for an object
  • be confident to continue practising food illustration yourself
  • apply main principles of watercolours to food illustration
Class materials
  • All food, props and art materials are provided – just turn up!
Please note
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please bring an apron or wear something that’s ok to get paint on
  • Long hair must be tied back

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.


Food Painting Workshop: Petit Fours

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$159 Limited inc GST / $127.20 / $143.10
All food and art materials included!
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