Watercolour Painting Class for Beginners

Create unique watercolour illustrations with an expert!

2 hours - 2.5 hours Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 10 to 12

label $75 - $85 (or 4 payments of $18.75 - $21.25 Afterpay)
(price varies across dates)

Come along to our watercolour workshop for beginners in Melbourne and enjoy a relaxed evening of creativity!

Learn the basic aspects of creating beautiful illustrations with watercolours, such as transparency levels, water control, gradients, colour theory, and how to use the brush with greater control to achieve fine details.

Once you have understood the basics, it's time to learn some expert tricks by mixing the watercolours with other materials to achieve interesting effects!

Finally, you will get the chance to create a complex illustration applying the techniques you liked the most. You will be guided by a professional artist and in a relatively short time you can take home a watercolour artwork you’re proud of!

What you will learn:

  • Basic techniques
  • Essential principles of colour theory
  • Glaze, wash, brush, and sketching techniques
  • Colour mixing
  • Expert mixing techniques for unique effects

Add-on available for this class
  • watercolour material ($50)
You can add these when you book (optional).
Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly, 18+ years of age.
What you'll get
  • Expert advice in colour theory and basic watercolour techniques
  • Your own unique artwork to take home
What to bring
If you choose not to add on our supplies when you book, you should bring:
  • Water colour paints in a range of colours
  • Water colour brushes (different sizes, round brushes size 0, 2, 4, 8)
  • Water colour paper (smooth finish 300gsm, 12 sheets, A4 or A3)
  • Drawing pencil and eraser
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

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


505 Bluff Rd, Hampton VIC

Watercolour Painting Class for Beginners location
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Scribble Cat Studios
Scribble Cat Studios

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Scribble Cat Studios is a new and independent art studio in Melbourne. It was founded by Dr Mara Jordan a European trained artist, academic and educator with over two decades of professional experience.

While we are dedicated to produce our own art, we are also offering a series of inspiring art classes and workshops for adults and teenagers. Our innovative course program focuses on specialised classes in drawing, painting, illustration, comic art, animation, visual storytelling, and portfolio mentoring.

Furthermore, we offer unique ‘art & impact’ classes supporting environmental, animal & wildlife protection and social causes. The focus lies not only on teaching the technical skills of drawing but also to create meaningful work and to encourage the participants individual growth as artists.

At Scribble Cat Studios, our mission is to create a relaxed, fun, and nurturing space for all kinds of artists - beginners to professionals - to come together and express their creative sides.

Whether you’re a professional looking for new inspiration, a brand-new student hoping to improve your drawing skills, or if you’re simply interested in picking up a new hobby, Scribble Cat Studios is here to welcome you and support you on your artistic journey.

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