Term 1: Watercolour Classes with Louise Saunders

Event Phone: (07) 3286 5360

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.
  • Term 1: Banksia & Fungi in Graphite & Watercolour (Morning Class)
     February 2, 2023 - March 30, 2023
     9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Term 1: Banksia & Fungi in Graphite & Watercolour (Evening Class)
     February 2, 2023 - March 30, 2023
     7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Term 1: Coastal Banksia & Fungi in Graphite & Watercolour

Learn the techniques for drawing plants and the art materials required. Discover the intricacies of drawing what you see and putting your interpretation onto paper. The basis of a good painting is a well-crafted drawing.
We will start by drawing a Coastal Banksia seedpod in graphite. With demonstrations and encouragement, you will enjoy mastering the skill of tonal drawing. It’s so rewarding and a popular artform you will want to continue.

Progress to watercolour, master colour mixing, master brush techniques and how to use watercolour to its best effect. For the Banksia and the Fungi paintings we will concentrate on the major elements of composition, colour intensity, depth and realism to create a contemporary botanical work.

Develop self-belief in your drawing and painting ability to produce artwork to be proud of. Learn new and exciting art techniques which will help to progress your art to exhibition quality.

WHEN: Thursday 2nd February-Thursday 30th March 2023, 9.30am-11.30am OR 7pm-9pm (Term 1: 9x weeks)
COST: $450 (18hrs) + Booking Fee

Here is a suggested materials list for Term 1 classes. The first few classes will concentrate on tonal drawing so just bring your drawing gear. We can discuss painting materials when we need them.

Tracing Paper -A4 or A3
Good quality Cartridge Paper -A3
Soft plastic eraser
A Range of Graphite pencils, I use an F for drawing and a 2H for transferring, 2B – 8B for building a tonal drawing
Pencil sharpener for a fine point

Watercolour paper – Arches 300gsm Pad or Block
Your favourite watercolour paints, (professional artist quality preferred) bring what you have, we can talk about colours needed before hand
Colour Pencils – Faber-Castell Polychromos preferred
Palette for mixing colour
Good Brushes – fine points needed
Tissues or paper towel
A water pot
Desk easel or a board to raise your work if preferred.

All art material purchases can be made at Shore Studio Art Supplies.


Venue Phone: (07) 3286 5360

Venue Website:

3 Shore Street East, Cleveland, Queensland, 4163, Australia


Shore Studio is located at:
3 Shore Street East, Cleveland QLD