Watercolour Paint and Sip Class: Native Insects

Learn how to paint butterflies, bees, ladybirds and dragonflies with watercolour

2 hours Class size 5 to 25     label $65

Enter the hidden and exciting world of native Australian insects in this fun and uniquely designed watercolour painting class in Brisbane!

Join local illustrator Carlie Edwards from Earthdrawn Studio as she guides you through painting butterflies, bees, ladybirds and dragonflies, introducing you to different methods for mixing and applying watercolours.

Creating something that you’ll be proud to hang in your home, you’ll learn lots of tips for using colour and detail in your insect images for maximum impact.

Over two hours, you will learn:

  • How to apply watercolours
  • Tools and techniques to achieve special effects
  • Colour mixing, colour theory and how to choose colours for your artwork

Working in a chilled studio environment, you’ll soon be lost in the painting process. Enjoy playing with vivid colours to bring our well-loved fluttery friends to life, or you may like to paint your own colour combinations.

Along with all art materials, morning tea will also be provided to enjoy while you learn.

You’ll finish this mindful and creative class with two wonderful artworks, as well as many new watercolour skills to carry forward to future projects.

Knowledge required
What you'll get
  • Morning tea
  • Newly equipped skills and confidence with watercolour painting and a guide to take home
  • Two finished watercolour masterpieces to take home!
What to bring
Just your enthusiasm! Wear casual, comfortable clothes.
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, bucks party or Christmas party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

Earthdrawn Studio adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.


Mixed Gypsy Art Studio & Cafe - 3/98 Anzac Ave, Hillcrest QLD

Your teacher
Earthdrawn Studio
Earthdrawn Studio

4.9 (114)

Earthdrawn Studio is based in sunny Queensland and was founded by watercolour and pencil artist, Carlie Edwards.

Growing up among the bush and beach in Byron Bay is the foundation and inspiration behind much of Carlie’s work, which has a high focus on gorgeous Australian wildlife.

Earthdrawn Studio offers a range of gorgeously fun and flowy art classes, drawing you into an enchanting world of colour, imagination and intricate details.

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Lisa Pisasale Mar 2021

It was a great class, I really didn’t think I could create something so good on my first attempt at water colours. Teacher was really clear in directions and fun.

It was a really friendly atmosphere and and great venue. I’ll be back for another class.

Watercolour Paint and Sip Class: Native Insects review by Lisa Pisasale

Emma Green Mar 2021

Carlie’s a great teacher, glad she has found another location on the south/ west side. Venue & coffee was good. Thanks
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