Still Life with Watercolour

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Learn to paint still life with watercolour with our painting courses in Sydney.

Still life is the art of drawing and colouring inanimate objects either natural or human-made in an interesting composition. Join this course to learn how to create beautiful art with watercolour.

Learn the techniques to sketch and colour an arrangement of objects proportionately. Then explore how to create depth in your still life. Create a beautiful and realistic composition with detailing, light and tone as you learn the essential skills required for watercolour painting.

Course outcomes

At the end of this workshop you will have learned how to:

  • sketch proportionately.
  • create different tones in watercolour.
  • apply the principles of light and tone.
  • create depth in an object.

Ideal for

Beginners with no drawing or painting experience and students with some experience who want to extend their skills.

Course content

  • Principles of still life composition
  • Tips and exercises on pencil sketching
  • Detailing and creating depth in pencil and watercolour
  • Fundamentals of watercolour for still life painting
  • Principles of composition and proportion in art

In-class materials provided

  • Watercolour paints
  • Watercolour sheets (A4)
  • Watercolour brushes

Please bring with you

  • Pencils: 1 × 2B, 1 x HB and 1 × 2H
  • Sharpener and eraser
  • Plastic ruler
  • Drawing pad (A4)

Other Information

Students are eligible for a 10% discount at:

  • Tillys Art Supplies, Darling St, Rozelle
  • Newtown Art Supplies, King St, Newtown
  • Eckersley’s Art, 93 York Street, Sydney

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Still Life with Watercolour

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$149 Limited inc GST / $119.20 / $134.10

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Hi there Shipra is an amazing artist and we learnt so much from her. My only criticism is that the name of the course was misleading. We had to paint from copying a printed photograph whereas usually still life means drawing from real life objects. She is a 'realist watercolourist' which is quite special so maybe the course name and details should reflect better what she will teach. I'm really happy to have done the course, but it was nothing like what I expected. Thank you!

  • said: The course and tutor was very good, but the venue needs to be renovated as it's very old and extremely cold. The sink also got clogged.

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