Watercolour Workshop: Create Your First Masterpiece

Silvia Busetto

When

Monday 16th September

4:00pm - 6:30pm

Where

Shion Art
6 Hovea Lane (Brookfield)
Margaret River

Join Silvia for a beginner’s level workshop, perfect for those who’d like to try their hand at contemporary watercolour painting for the first time.

You'll experiment with and explore basic watercolour techniques, unleashing your inner artist as you create your very own watercolour masterpiece to take home.

You'll learn:
- the differences between the three main surface textures
- how to hold a brush correctly and which brush to use when
- how much water to use and how to mix pigments
- watercolour techniques of wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, dry brushing, lifting, splattering
- how to simplify your subjects

After working through a few technique-based exercises, we’ll paint an everyday-life subject.

All materials provided:
- prepared exercises to complete, on 100% cotton, 300 gsm watercolour paper
- pre-drawn everyday life subject on 100% cotton, 300 gsm watercolour paper, around A4 size
- watercolour pigments
- round brushes
- masking tape, backing boards, paper towels, water containers, plastic palette
- pencils, Uniposca markers, fine Artline markers

Feel free to bring your own brushes and pigments, if preferred.

Maximum 6 participants
$75 per person, including complimentary drinks and snacks.

About the Artist

Silvia paints joyful, vibrant watercolours, transforming ordinary people and everyday scenes, often based on her Italian culture, into protagonists of unique visual stories.

Click here to read more about Silvia Busetto.

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Watercolour Workshop: Create Your First Masterpiece

Join Silvia for a beginner’s level workshop, perfect for those who’d like to try their hand at contemporary watercolour painting for the first time. You'll experiment with and explore basic watercolour techniques, unleashing your inner artist as you create your very own watercolour masterpiece to take home. You'll learn: - the differences between the three main surface textures - how to hold a brush correctly and which brush to use when - how much water to use and how to mix pigments - watercolour techniques of wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, dry brushing, lifting, splattering - how to...

Monday 16th September

4:00pm - 6:30pm