Beginner Watercolour Painting Course

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Watercolour painting tops the list of fun things to do at home



3 x 30 mins Class size 1 to 10 (public dates), 6 to 20

label $70 - $130 (or 4 payments of $17.50 - $32.50 Afterpay)
($70 for Class only, no box, $130 for Class and box)



This is a ClassBento virtual Live/Box class! From the comfort of your home, share an artisan experience with your friends, family or colleagues, or enjoy with like-minded others. Our Live/Box classes have been featured on The Guardian, TimeOut, Broadsheet, Concrete Playground, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vogue, and more. Here's how it works:

  1. Book or Request your preferred time
  2. We'll deliver a ClassBento Box to you - this is a physical DIY craft kit containing the materials you'll need. Shipping is free, and you'll get your box delivered in time for your class. We ship nationwide.
  3. Enjoy the online class. After booking, you'll receive a link to a Zoom meeting. At the time of the class, use that link to join. During the class, you can easily ask questions and get immediate responses. Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

Make the most of being indoors with a live streaming watercolour painting course for beginners! The perfect rainy day activities for anyone who needs a creative outlet.

Open your ClassBento Box and inside you'll find all of the materials you'll need to create along with Blair via Zoom live streaming class.

During the three live streaming sessions, you will learn basic watercolour techniques such as colour testing, mixing colours, making gradient, wet on wet techniques, freehand flowers and leaves techniques.

Class one: Unpack box materials and learn basic watercolour techniques
Class two: You will complete a botanical styled illustration, with pencil sketch too
Class three: Experiment with free handed style watercolour botanical

Blair will be able to answer any questions you have in real-time and you'll finish the session with some beautiful watercolour experiments and the skills to continue painting at home.

Please note that the courier services are not predictable and the estimate is not guaranteed at the moment, I will dispatch the boxes within 2days but for rare cases of boxes don’t arrive on time you can choose to enrol to the next course:)

Add-ons available for this class

Derwent Brush Set ($15)

Templates(inc shipping) ($20)

You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners!
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • One box of Derwent 12 colour watercolour palette (one water brush included in set)
  • 8 templates printed on professional watercolour papers
  • blank papers (200gsm/ Cason Watercoulou Paper)
  • One 4H pencil
What you'll need
A jar of water to rinse brushes and some tissue.
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 3 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for virtual team building activities at home. This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Your teacher
Blair Zhang
Blair Zhang

Watercolour illustrator

4.8 (100)

I've been drawing since when I was a kid, I picked up watercolour as I really like the visuals you can achieve with that medium.

I taught some art workshops while I was in uni, and later continued it part-time. But I was passionate enough that I switched over to do this full time.

I draw in my diaries as a creative way to record my daily life and memories.

I particularly love drawing food (I just love food too much) and still life.

I find watercolour painting to be a very therapeutic hobby.

Hope to see you at one of my future classes!

Verified reviews

We only show reviews from customers who have paid for and attended this class


Deonisia Soundias  •  Aug 2020

11 ClassBento workshops attended • 11 reviews


I loved this class. I got so much out of it. Just going through and learning how to mix and how to get gradation of colour was really useful!
I am really looking forward to next class. Thank you so much Blair!
This is the best class to do if you have never used watercolour. I recommend it.

Jacki Willardmartin  •  Aug 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Lovely class with no pressure. Learned a lot this lesson and I can't wait to learn more next week!

Alice  •  Apr 2020


Blair was very nice. I think the class would be even better if we had more interaction with a step-by-step check on our work as well to maybe point out what we're doing wrong or doing right. Otherwise it would be a bit like watching a YouTube video.

Painting workshop review by Alice

Donna Birch  •  Apr 2020


My first class today & our teacher was a pro. Great visuals of all the techniques. Looking forward to the next one.

Maureen Ridgway  •  Apr 2020


The course,today, was well conducted and enjoyable. I will continue during the week mixing colours and the watercolour merge. Our teacher was very clear in her delivery. Thankyou MaureenRidgway

Mary Chiang  •  Apr 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended


I joined a private virtual watercolor lesson with a group of friends. Most of us have little knowledge on watercolor and it’s good to learn some basic techniques and start painting! Blair was very friendly and approachable. We all enjoyed the lesson!

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