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 Painting Workshops 

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Workshops are the perfect way to immerse 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 9:30 am - 4 pm daily, our workshops include both demonstrations and 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 

  • 9:30 am - 4:00 pm daily

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

 Upcoming Workshops 

2023 Workshop dates are now available 💙

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Reflections

22th October 2023

With Kirsty Watkins 

Light reflections in the Ocean are something that people are constantly asking me to teach.

 

So I've put together this special workshop where we will do a number of smaller studies of reflections so you will master the techniques to be able to confidently paint reflections freehand and from a picture, by yourself.

  • $220 for day.

  • All paints and materials provided.

  • A student-quality canvas (16 x 20 inch) plus an artist-quality 20 x 20 inch or similar dimensions canvas

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

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Stirling Ranges

29th October 2023

With Jessica Holliday

Capture a little piece of heaven close to home with this dreamy view of our Stirling Ranges.

 

During this workshop, you will see Jess paint step-by-step, then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

 

  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels, paper, and other materials provided.

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

   TBA   

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Sunset on the Beach

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins

There is nothing quite as beautiful as a sunset over the water and in WA we have so many exceptional sunsets there is no shortage of great images to paint.

This workshop is focused on teaching you the tools and methods I can use to capture the multicolored and dynamic nature of sunsets over water.  

 

The day comprises both demonstration and practice culminating in a completed painting over the day. The only problem we will have is deciding on which sunset to paint. 

  • $220 for Day.

  • All paints and materials provided.

  • 30 x 30 inch or similar dimensions artist-quality canvas 

  • BYO Canvas or purchase at Studio Door

  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm to be taught at Studio Door.

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Pentecost River 

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

Perhaps one of the most painted scenes of our Kimberley Region,

the Pentecost River is simply stunning.

 

Learn how to paint this magic scene in Pastels. During this workshop, you will see Jess paint step-by-step, then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

 

  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels, paper, and other materials provided.

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Misty Mountains

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

In this one-day workshop, Jessica will step you through each element of creating this idyllic Australian landscape introducing you to her techniques for painting this misty light and the stunning forest of our Darling Scarp.

 

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 color palette, materials, and 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 12 participants. All materials are provided. So get in quick and secure your spot for a day of rockpool heaven.

 

  • $220 for day. 

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Ricey Beach Rotto

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins

Finally, after many requests and even a few demands, I've put together a workshop on painting this stunning image of Ricey Beach Rottnest.

 

I'll show you how to create the perfectly blended summer sky with its wispy clouds, the colors of the water and rippling reef, and then the theory and practice of creating reflections in the shallow water.

During this workshop, you will see me paint and then have the opportunity to create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to complete any unfinished details at home.

 

  • $390 for Weekend. 

  • All paints and materials provided

  • 30 x 30 inch or similar dimensions canvas or larger

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

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Nature's Window

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

Learn to paint this iconic WA Landmark - Nature's Window Kalbarri.

 

In this one-day workshop, Jessica will step you through each element of creating this postcard Australian landscape introducing you to her techniques for painting the colours of the mid-west.

 

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 color palette, materials, and 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 12 participants. All materials are provided.

So get in quickly and secure your spot for a day of Kalbarri heaven.

  • $220 for Day.

  • Includes all pastels, pastel paper, and other materials

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The Wave

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

There is nothing quite as mesmerizing as watching waves rolling and crashing.

 

In this workshop, you will learn wave fundamentals including creating movement, distant waves, big waves, and the magic whitewash. 

This workshop is open to all levels of painters. The Wave is taught at Studio Door Myaree, with plenty of parking and lunch options available nearby.

The day will include both demonstrations and 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. 

  • $220 for day. 

  • 24 x 36 inch canvas recommended or similar dimensions. I have canvases available for purchase. Please email me if you would like to have one ready for you on the day.

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Wilson Inlet

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

If you have ever had the pleasure to visit the Wilson Inlet Denmark, you will know what a holiday-worthy destination this place is.

 

In this one-day workshop, Jessica will step you through each element of creating the mood of Denmark waters.

 

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 color palette, materials, and 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 12 participants. All materials are provided. So get in quickly and secure your spot for a day of Kalbarri heaven.

 

  • $220 for Day

  • Includes all pastels, pastel paper, and other materials

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Magnolia Bloom

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

Learn how to paint the magnificent beauty of magnolias blooming.

In this workshop, we will paint the magnolias blooming in acrylics.

 

During this workshop you will see me paint step by step 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 24 inch or similar dimensions canvas

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

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Pemberton Pool

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

Join Jessica as she paints the cool waters of Pemberton Pool.

 

In this workshop, she will show you how to create the unmistakable rock, foliage, water, and reflections of this stunning spot.

Jessica will share her pallet and many tips on successful pastel painting.

 

During this workshop you will see Jessica paint step-by-step and then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

 

  • $220 for day. 

  • All pastels and materials are provided at Studio Door.

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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The Splatter Effect

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

Back by popular demand, The Splatter Effect, is a wild and messy workshop that teaches you an abstract technique I use to create aerial views and luscious scenery.  It's a day where we will create two paintings utilizing different methods of this technique. 

 

It's the ideal workshop if you would like to learn abstract, unstructured techniques to build beautiful paintings.  

Be prepared to get messy, and bring two canvases to try multiple effects.

 

It's open to all levels of painters and is taught @ Studio Door Myaree, with plenty of parking and lunch options available.

Running 9:30 am - 4 pm, the day includes both demonstrations and time to practice on your canvas.

You will be taught each stage of the painting with individual help as you need. All paints and materials are provided and be set for some fun. 

  • $220 for day. 

  • 20 x 20 inch or similar dimensions x 2 canvases recommended. I have canvases available for purchase.     Please let me know if you would like one, so I may have it ready for you on the day.

  • You will need to bring 2 - 5 household painting brushes for the day. Please put your initials on your brushes.

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Underwater World

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

Join the dreamy world of the underwater. Learn how to create the light reflections as they shoot through the water and disappear off into the deep.

At this workshop, we will paint the view into an underwater landscape capturing the depths and incredible reflections. Some elements of the painting you may not finish in the day but we will discuss how to complete them so you can complete them at home.

During this workshop you will see me paint step-by-step 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 24 / 30 inch or similar dimensions canvas

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

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Salmon Bay Rottnest

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

Over these two action-packed days on the weekend, we will paint in acrylics, one of my favorite spots -  Salmon Bay in Rottnest.

Throughout the weekend you will learn step by step how to paint this image from composition and layout to all the elements needed to create the sky, rocks, and turquoise waters.

I will show you the color pallet and brush strokes for each section so that you will finish the weekend with a nearly completed painting.  

  • $390 for Weekend.

  • All paints and materials provided.

  • 28 x 38 inch or similar dimensions artist-quality canvas 

  • BYO Canvas or purchase at Studio Door 

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Supplementary Acrylic Workshop

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins

If you have been to a previous workshop with Kirsty this is the session for you where you can access her help and all the paints and other materials you may need to complete your painting. 

Open to all paintings started in a workshop with Kirsty.

  • Morning ( 9:30 am to 12:00 pm)

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Supplementary Pastel Workshop

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

If you have been to a previous workshop with Jessica this is the session for you where you can access her help and all the pastels and other materials you may need to complete your painting. 

Open to all paintings started in a workshop with Jessica.

  • Afternoon ( 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

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Fern Pool

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

Join Jessica to paint this beautiful rockpool in pastels.

 

In this workshop, she will show you how to create the heavenly rockpools of Fern Pool in the Karijini National Park. She will teach you how to paint the magnificent gums, the cascading waterfall, and rocks of our North West.

Jessica will share her pallet and many tips on successful pastel painting.

 

During this workshop you will see Jessica paint step by step and then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels and materials provided.

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

Ocean and Sky Workshop

Ocean & Sky

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

Learn how to paint the stunning view of half water and half sky in acrylics. Capturing what our Go Pro can do with ease this painting will teach you how to paint these fantastic views just like you are playing in the water. You will learn the sky transitions, the lip of water as it changes into underwater, and the light reflections underwater.

In this workshop, we will paint the view into an underwater landscape in acrylics.

 

During this workshop you will see me paint step by step 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 24 / 30 inch or similar dimensions canvas

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

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Dwellingup River

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

Learn how to paint this magical Dwellingup River view in Pastels.

 

Jess will show you how to create the morning glow of the forest and the mirror-like reflections of this tranquil river.

During this workshop, you will see Jess paint step-by-step then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels, paper, and other materials provided.

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Noble Falls

TBA

With Jessica Holliday

Join Jessica as she shares her passion for Pastels.

 

In this workshop, she will show you how to create the cool rockpools and magic waterfall of Noble Falls. She will teach you how to paint where the trees meet the river and the rocks cascade down the rocks into glowing rockpools. 

 

Jessica will share her pallet and many tips on successful pastel painting.

 

During this workshop, you will see Jessica paint step-by-step and then create your own painting, finishing the day with the tools necessary to finish any uncompleted details at home.

  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels, paper, and other materials provided.

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Parker Point Rottnest

TBA

With Kirsty Watkins 

Over these two action-packed days, we will paint in acrylics, this photo of iconic Parker Point, Rottnest Island. 

 

Throughout the weekend you will learn step by step how to paint this image from composition and layout to all the elements needed to create the headland, water, and rippling beach.

 

I will show you the colour pallet and brush strokes for each section so that you will finish the weekend with a nearly completed painting and have learned the skills needed to complete the painting.  

  • $390 for Weekend.

  • All paints and materials provided.

  • 26 x 52 inch or similar dimensions artist-quality canvas

  • BYO Canvas or purchase at Studio Door 

  • Suitable for all levels of expertise.

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Yallingup Lagoon

TBA

With Fiona Buchanan

In this one-day workshop, Fiona will teach you how to paint this picture of Yallingup Lagoon in pastels.

 

This iconic beach has so many elements to excite the painter from the distant headland to the waves crashing into the lagoon.

 

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.

 

Fiona will cover palette, materials, pastel essentials for this painting.

 

  • $220 for day.

  • All pastels and other materials provided.

  • Ideal for all levels of expertise.

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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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