Watercolour Workshop (4 Weeks)

Keen to explore a new medium outside of acrylics? We heard you! Explore and appreciate the beauty of these water-based paints with our 4-Week Watercolour Workshop. This is a course built for curious beginners or anyone looking to hone their skills. 

 

Expect to first learn basic watercolour foundations, and then use these skills to build out your final watercolour illustration artwork, which you will proudly take home at the end of the workshop.

 

No experience is required and all materials as well as access to our humble pantry are provided in this session.

 

Workshop Dates:

  • 6 October 2019, Sunday
  • 13 October 2019, Sunday
  • 20 October 2019, Sunday
  • 3  Nov 2019, Sunday

 

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  • Price is $280/pax (All guidance and materials provided).
    Payment by Cash or PayNow/PayLah only, payable upon arrival for the first lesson

 

  • A confirmation email will be sent to you within 3 - 4 working days upon successful checkout. 
     
  • SkillsFuture credits are not applicable for Artify Studio's programmes.
     
  • Min. 4 pax to conduct the workshop. In the event the minimum number of pax is not met, the workshop will be cancelled and participants will be informed via email within 3 days of the workshop date. If the minimum number of pax is met, a reminder email will be sent to all participants within 1 week of the workshop date.

 

  • Artify Studio reserves the right to make any changes without any prior notice.

 

*For government sectors, we can issue you an e-invoice

  • What will I learn?

    Week 1 (6 Oct): Lesson 1 - Apples & Cherries Still Life
    • Understand the nature of watercolour paints, different colour palettes, usage of brushes, types of paper and working with water paint ratio
    • Basic blending techniques to achieve tones and mixing colours without becoming muddy 
    • Basic colour theory
    • How to observe a still life setup and paint the tones out

    End Painting: Fruits Still Life Painting

     

    Week 2 (13 Oct): Lesson 2 - Trees

    • Backgrounds: Flat wash, base layer and gradient background 
    • Working with layers 
    • Wet-on-wet technique
    • Lifting technique 

    End Painting: Magnificent Trees/Forest Scene

     

    Week 3 (20 Oct): Lesson 3 - Special Effects & Textures (Landscape)

    • Salt effects
    • Clouds effect 
    • Sprinkling/wet-on-wet effects 
    • Glazing

    End Painting: Full Moon in a Cloudy Sky

     

    Week 4 (3 Nov): Lesson 4 - Final Art Piece (Composition & Details)

    • Finish up the final piece by adding other subjects like trees and mountains to balance out landscape illustration composition  
    • Tips and tricks for illustrative details

     

    Participants will bring home a watercolour pad with all their art pieces inside!

  • All materials provided!

    ULTIMATE FUSS FREE painting workshop - all course materials are included in the price

    • 1 x A4 Watercolour pad
    • 1 x Set of Watercolour Paints (18 Colours)
    • Brushes
    • Pencils
    • Erasers
    • Apron
    • Rags
    • Water Bucket
  • Who is this workshop suitable for?

    • Beginners
    • Humans ages 14 years and above

     

    Min. 4 pax to conduct the workshop

  • About the Instructor

    When not running around outdoors under the sun, Tif (@tifaaani) spends time creating illustrations and stories from her collected inspirations. She mostly works with watercolor as a traditional medium, but also dabbles in digital art on the iPad. Her dreamy childlike illustrative style was born out of the belief that the artist is the child that never grew up, and that being able to create is wildly liberating.

     

    Check out Tif's Instagram for more of her works!

  • Workshop Policies

    • Please be punctual for your lessons, we don't want you to miss anything.
       
    • Please be kind to us :) Just message us at 9011 1431 to inform us if you're not attending.
       
    • Unable to make it for the workshop due to work commitments/emergencies/medical conditions? No worries, we will share with you what you have missed :) *No refunds will be given.
       
    • Lessons are strictly non-transferable and no refunds will be given if students are unable to attend any lessons.
       
    • Payment by Cash or PayNow/PayLah only (upon arrival for first lesson).
  • FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

    • What if I can’t draw?
      This workshop is beginner friendly, so don’t worry even if you can’t draw. There will be step-by-step practices for our instructor to guide participants through so everyone achieves what they set out for in the first place!
       
    • Can I bring my own images?
      No, as this is a workshop and not an art jamming session. We will guide participants according the theme for a better learning experience.
       
    • Can parents sit in with their kids for this workshop?Unfortunately, studio space is limited so we can only allow participants who have signed up for the workshop in. We understand that parents want to share the joy, but believe that kids should have their own space to create freely and independently. 

      Parents, you can hear all about the workshop from your kid when it’s over, and everyone can take home the created masterpieces
       
    • How can I frame up my artwork?
      - Always make sure art work is completely dried
      - Buy a nice frame from IKEA/Daiso
      - Place art work within frame and frame border, and hang it up on your wall!
       
    • Is watercolour water and dust proof?

      Watercolour pigments are water-soluble, which means that they dissolve in water. Your painting is NOT waterproof even after it dries, so make sure to keep it away from water! It is also a good idea to keep it out of direct sunlight so the pigments stay vibrant.

Watercolour is not dust proof. Dust can and will gather on your painting if you leave it out in the open. We recommend framing your beloved painting up to protect it from dust and accidents. (Also, why not hang up your masterpiece and show it to the world?) 
       
    • How do I remove dust on my watercolour
 painting?
      - Make sure your watercolour painting is completely dry
 
      - Use a soft brush (it can be a paintbrush as well) and make sure it is COMPLETELY DRY
      - Gently dust off anything on the surface of your watercolour painting with the dry brush. Make sure that there are no wet spots/droplets of water on the paper or brush, otherwise your painting will smudge! 
       
    • What if I screw up my artwork? Can I redo? 

      A big part of learning and experimenting is messing up! Don't worry, our instructor will be able to advise on how you can further proceed.
       
    • Can I bring some materials home to practice?
      All materials will be provided for the workshop :) You will bring home a set of materials too!
       
    • Do you sell art materials?
      No, we don’t, but we’re happy to advise what materials are good and where to get these! 

       
    • Is watercolour toxic?

      Watercolour paints contain pigments and chemicals as all store-bought paints do. These usually contain low toxicity levels, but it’s all good as long as you don’t attempt o lick, taste or ingest the paint!
       
    • Can I not do watercolour, but bring my own craft materials and rent the space to work?

      As much as we would like to have a space for all creatives and artists to hang out, studio space is limited! We will not able to offer this when art jamming sessions or workshops are happening, so as to provide our lovely participants with the best experience and space.
$280.00Price

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