Watercolour Still Life Painting Class

How to paint still life with watercolours


Shipra Shah
Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

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6 hours 1 to 12 label $127 - $149 ($149 per student when you book for 1 student, $135 for 2 students, $127 for 3+ students)


Learn to paint still life with watercolour in Sydney.

Still life is the art of drawing and colouring inanimate objects either natural or human-made in an interesting composition.

Learn the techniques to sketch and colour an arrangement of objects proportionately. Then explore how to create depth in your still life. Create a beautiful and realistic composition with detailing, light and tone as you learn the essential skills required for watercolour painting.

Ideal for…

Beginners with no drawing or painting experience and students with some experience who want to extend their skills.

Course content

  • Principles of still life composition
  • Tips and exercises on pencil sketching
  • Detailing and creating depth in pencil and watercolour
  • Fundamentals of watercolour for still life painting
  • Principles of composition and proportion in art

Learning outcomes

At the end of this workshop you will have learned how to:

  • sketch proportionately
  • create different tones in watercolour
  • apply the principles of light and tone
  • create depth in an object

In-class materials provided...

  • Watercolour paints
  • Watercolour sheets (A4)
  • Watercolour brushes

Please bring with you...

  • Pencils: 1 × 2B, 1 x HB and 1 × 2H
  • Sharpener and eraser
  • Plastic ruler
  • Drawing pad (A4)

Other Information

Students are eligible for a 10% discount at:

  • Tillys Art Supplies, Darling St, Rozelle
  • Newtown Art Supplies, King St, Newtown
  • Eckersley’s Art, 93 York Street, Sydney

Just show a copy of your course enrolment confirmation.


Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform and fully refund you, so please watch your email/SMS 1 day prior to the class

 



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Suitable for

This class is popular for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

Sydney Community College - 2A Gordon St Rozelle

Your teacher
Shipra Shah

Shipra Shah


" Life makes surprises if you follow your dreams; And leads you to your true calling."

Shipra trained for 5 years at a premier art institute, and has a Degree in Fine Arts and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
She has worked as a Visual Merchandiser and Set Designer for many years and has gained extensive experience in Store Planning and Graphic Art. Throughout this period, Shipra has continued her love for drawing and watercolor painting.

Over the years her works include detailed watercolor paintings, participating and selling in several exhibitions, doing illustration works and above all conducting workshops and teaching watercolour and botanical art at various institutions. Her eye for detail and perseverance to translate it into her work has been consistent.
After coming to this beautiful country almost a decade back, she lived in a beautiful townhouse and started painting the beautiful flora and fauna around her.
This, combined with her passion for watercolor painting, gave her the fuel to start her formal training after which she never looked back. Watercolour art is now her zeal and passion.




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Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

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Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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