6th Jul 2023

join this botanical watercolour painting class designed specifically for beginners who wish to explore the enchanting world of plant artistry. In this course, the students will learn the fundamental techniques of watercolour painting while capturing the elegance of a sunflower. By the end of the class, they will have the essential skills to delve into a wide array of other plant and flower paintings.

Class Outline:

1. Introduction to Watercolour Painting:

  • Understand the unique characteristics of watercolour as a medium.
  • Learn about essential tools and materials needed for the class.

2. Basic Watercolour Techniques:

  • Wet on Wet: Discover the magic of blending colours and creating soft gradients.
  • Wet on Dry: Explore controlled brushwork and crisp edges.

3. Comprehending Light and Shadow:

  • Study the interplay of light and shadow to bring dimension and depth to your artwork.
  • Learn techniques to create realistic shadows and highlights on the sunflower.

4. Step-by-Step Sunflower Painting:

  • Guided, hands-on demonstration of painting a sunflower using the learned techniques

5. Individual Project:

  • Apply the acquired skills to paint a sunflower.
  • Receive feedback and guidance from the instructor for continuous improvement.

Workshop tutor Anne Wiziack is a Brazilian artist based in Liverpool who works with botanical illustrations made with watercolour and natural ink, female portraits, and urban landscapes. She brings a rich cultural background and a profound passion for nature, sustainability, and women’s empowerment into her artistic endeavours. Through her creations, Anne seeks to harmoniously blend these elements, crafting artworks that not only express her love for the planet but also share insights into her vibrant cultural heritage.

Location: Cass Art Liverpool

Date & times: 6th July 2024, 11:30am - 4:30pm

Ages: 15+

All materials provided: The students will take home a brochure with all the information covered in the class.

Tickets: £35

This workshop is wheelchair accessible.