Painting Workshops 

Workshops are the perfect way to immersed yourself in a painting, learning the specific skills of the painting topic and finishing the session with a completed painting ready to take home.


It's the ideal gift and makes a great way to spend a day with friends or family. 


The workshops are taught at Studio Door, with plenty of free parking and delicious lunch options available nearby.


Running 9.30am - 4pm daily, our workshops include both demonstrations then time to practice on your own canvas. You will be taught each stage of the painting with individual help as you need.


All paints and materials are provided, you just need to bring a good quality canvas (or purchase one at the Studio) and be set for some fun.


These workshops are open to all levels of painters.

  • $220 for One Day Workshops

  • $390 for Two Day Workshops

  • All materials other than canvas provided 

  • 9.30am - 4.00pm daily

  • Taught at the Studio Door,  6 Malland Street Myaree.​

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 Upcoming Workshops 

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Forest & Reflections

Sunday, August 1st

I am delighted to introduce Jessica Holliday as your teacher for this new workshop in Pastels.  Jessica’s work is absolutely stunning, I’m a great admirer of hers and have finally persuaded her to run a series of workshops here at Studio Door. So here you have it, Jessica Holliday, Pastel Workshop #1 ……


Forests and Reflections

In this one-day workshop, Jessica will introduce you to her techniques for creating these rich Australian landscapes, detailing her process and techniques for creating forest and reflections.


The workshop includes both demonstration and then practice, so you will leave at the end of the day with your own painting, completed in part and the skills to finish any uncompleted detail at home.


Jessica will share her palette, materials, the fundamentals of pastels plus share how she creates these eye-catching landscape compositions, teaching you the tools to do this for your own work. This workshop is strictly limited to 10 participants. All materials are provided. So get in quick and secure your spot for a day of Forest Heaven.


  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels and other materials provided

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Reflections on the Ocean 

Sunday 8th August

Finally, after many requests and even a few demands, I've put together a workshop on painting reflections on the ocean. Yes I heard you at last!!! 


At this workshop we will paint this very popular painting of mine "Sandie Rabbit" at Longreach Bay, Rottnest Island.


I'll show you how to create the perfectly blended summer sky, colors of the water and then the theory and practice of creating reflections on the water. During this workshop you will see me paint then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

  • $220 for day.

  • All paints and materials provided

  • 20 x 30 inch or similar dimensions canvas

  • BYO Canvas or purchase them on the day at Studio Door.

Only 3 spots left
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Waves & Whitewash

Sunday, September 5th

If you have ever painted waves before you will know they are beautiful but can be tricky to paint. Done well they can create a stunning painting or add depth to a seascape.


This One Day Workshop teaches you how to overcome wave 'trickiness' by sharing with you wave fundamentals, how they move, the different parts, some of the tricks for capturing wave movement and of course a  the pallet of colors to create turquoise waves capturing the light.


We will create a wave close up painting like you see here and show you the ways to create the flecks of whitewater along the top of the wave and the churning whitewash as the wave breaks.


  • $220 for day.

  • All paints and materials provided

  • 20 x 30 inch or similar dimensions canvas

  • BYO Canvas or purchase them on the day at Studio Door.

Paint the Ocean Masterclass

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th October 

For those excited to learn how to paint the ocean, this two day masterclass will teach you the key elements of a stunning beach painting including how to master painting the horizon, creating crystal clear water, a perfect summer sky and those mesmerizing light reflections. 


This workshop is open to all levels of painters. Its a hands on weekend where I share many of 'secrets' to painting amazing water.


You will finish the weekend with a near completed painting you will be proud to show off.


  • $390 for weekend.

  • All paints and materials provided

  • 20 x 30 inch or similar dimensions canvas

  • BYO Canvas or purchase them on the day at Studio Door.


To book workshops please follow the "Book your Workshop" button below or select from the list of Workshops available above.

You will then be taken to my Calendar of Classes. Please select the appropriate date and you will see the Workshop.

(Easiest to select Calendar View rather than Schedule)

You can then purchase a ticket and register yourself for the workshop.

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