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watercolourS - AUTUMN COLOURS

Autumn In Watercolour // A Weekend Workshop with artist Shevaun Doherty // November 18th & 19th // 10:00 - 16:30

''Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” Albert Camus

Golden leaves, bronze conkers. and shiny red berries - these Autumn treasures are a delight to find and inspiring to paint.  Join award winning artist Shevaun Doherty for a weekend of painting Autumn hues in watercolour.

This two-day Botanical Art Workshop will unravel the mysteries of colour mixing and show you how to achieve rich brilliant colour on paper.  Learn how to use washes, glazes, and drybrush effectively to create realistic light and form, and how to build up vibrancy and texture 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 Autumn.

The class will cover:


  • Creative Colour Mixing and Layering

  • Tonal awareness - painting highlights, reflected lights and cast shadows

  • Watercolour techniques - washes, glazes, and dry brush

  • Studio tips

  • Botany for Artists

    COURSE FEE: €200

    *Some materials supplied, though a small materials list will be sent to each participant
    *We will break for a 30 minute lunch each day

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    Refund Policy:* Unfortunately, no refunds are given. Please make sure that you, or the person you are gifting the workshop to, can attend this workshop.  If you cannot attend the workshop we can reschedule your workshop if you inform us up to 21 days prior to the workshop's start date. If you request to reschedule less than 21 days before the workshop starting date we will not be in a position to change the date.  Places can be given to a friend if you can no longer attend - please inform us as soon as you can with the new attendee's contact details.

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