Botanical Watercolours - Summer Colours

Botanical Watercolours - The Colours of a Summer Garden // A weekend workshop with the artist Shevaun Doherty // Saturday June 26th & Sunday June 27th // 10:00 - 16:30


Do you love nature and want to know how to capture vibrant hues of flowers in paint?

Join award winning artist Shevaun Doherty for a relaxing weekend of flowers and watercolour painting.

This two-day Botanical Art Workshop will unravel the mysteries of colour mixing and show you how to achieve the rich colours of summer flowers in watercolour.

Learn how to create realistic light and form through the watercolour techniques of washes, glazes, and drybrush, and how to build up depth and vibrancy of colour through layering.

An experienced tutor, Shevaun will demonstrate her painting techniques as well as giving practical advice on how to set up botanical subjects for painting, how to choose the right colours, and how to finish and present your artwork.

Whether you are a beginner or simply wish to improve your painting skills, this friendly and informal class will inspire you to pick up your brushes and enjoy the colours of your garden.

The class will cover-

  • Creative Colour Mixing and Layering

  • Tonal awareness

  • Watercolour techniques- washes, glazes and dry brush

  • Studio tips




A €85 deposit via Eventbrite secures your place, with the balance due on day 1

*Some materials supplied, though a small materials list will be sent to each participant

*We will break for a 30 minute lunch each day

These classes will take place in our new building at 25-27 Bow Lane West, Dublin 8. The classroom is spacious with good ventilation, & all COVID safety protocols must be adhered to throughout the class.. Each participant must wear a mask throughout, and all work stations will be spaced apart. Each participant must sign a contact tracing form on arrival.



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