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Workshop Freo presents,

Watercolour Succulents

Date & time

22nd of April 2018 at 10:00am
until 1:00pm

Contact

Address

Workshop Freo
15 Mrs Trivett Place 
Fremantle 
WA 6160
  • Bathers Beach Art Precinct

Overview

The colours and sculptural structure of succulents make them the perfect subject matter for a gorgeous watercolour painting! In this three-hour workshop, artist, illustrator and surfer Hannah Katarski (aka Mermaid's Coin) will teach you the fundamentals of using watercolours and how to apply them in a quirky, illustrative style. 

In this fun and relaxed class, You will learn how to handle your brush to create crisp edges, mix and layer colours and apply line as an after effect. Inspired by the colours and textures of succulents, you will also experiment with wet-in- wet techniques and incorporate 'happy accidents' into a successful composition. 

About the Teacher: 

Hannah is a maker and illustrator who uses printmaking techniques and watercolours to create work that is vibrant, retro and fun. Her work is primarily concerned with capturing the coastal lifestyle of WA. She also has a thing for succulents.

What you will learn:
-Watercolour techniques as it applies to a botanical subject matter (succulents)
-Introduction to wet into wet techniques as well as layering and mixing colours
-How to use line to create an illustrative style

What you will get:
-Use of artist quality paints and brushes
-Artist quality archival papers
-Refreshments

What to bring:
-No need to bring anything but perhaps you'd like to bring a notebook and iphone to document.
-If you have an ongoing sketchbook that you like to sketch your ideas in

What to wear:
Closed toe shoes preferred

Appropriate for
Suitable for all levels