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Eastern Fish in Watercolor Workshop (In person 👩‍🎨)

Want to play with an East meets West style of watercolor?

Eastern watercolor opens a world of graceful, expressive painting. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of this ancient art form, from special brushstrokes to a meditative mindset. By the end, you'll have created your own ethereal fish painting using a combination of traditional Eastern and Western watercolor techniques.

Whether you're new to painting or an experienced artist looking to expand your skills, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to explore a beautiful art form and add a touch of Eastern elegance to your creative toolkit.

Attend either live on Zoom or attend In Person in Brisbane (select the purple tab):

Saturday 3 August from 9:30am – 12:30pm (Brisbane, Australia time AEST). Check the date and time for your location on our calendar here.

Limited Spaces Available so book soon!

You will:

  • experience a 3 hour workshop with step-by-step guidance from multi-award-winning artist Jacqueline Hill
  • learn the basics of Eastern watercolor
  • impress your friends and family with beautiful fish paintings
  • rest from the busyness of life with 3 hours of relaxing painting
  • In-person access to a range of professional art materials & equipment

Join from anywhere via Zoom or attend In Person in Brisbane (select the purple tab)

Suits total beginner to advanced adults & teen painters.

You'll need:

  • a painting apron / clothing you don't mind getting paint on
  • a water bottle to stay hydrated (and a thermos with a hot drink if you want!)
  • any drawing materials you have, such as
    • pencils (HB or similar)
    • kneadable eraser (or other type of eraser)
  • watercolor paper, several sheets, about A4 or letter size. Cotton rag is the easiest to use and gets the best results but wood pulp (cellulose) paper is ok if you are on a tight budget. Choose 300gsm (140lb) thickness and Cold Press Medium texture if you can.
  • notepaper or a journal for taking notes
  • low-tack tape such as
    • Scotch brand blue Removable Tape (best for wood pulp paper) or
    • green Invisible Magic Tape or
    • masking tape (best for cotton rag paper)
  • watercolor paints, preferably with
    • 'split primary' colors (cool red, warm red, cool blue, warm blue, cool yellow, warm yellow)
    • make sure to include French Ultramarine and Burnt Umber for mixing a nice dark tone
    • a few of your favorite colors
  • small, medium and large round water brushes that comes to a fine point
  • other watercolor equipment
    • palette or soy dishes
    • tap, sink, drain
    • paper towel
    • tissues
  • OPTIONAL: black ink pen (0.5mm) or black ink brush pen
  • don't forget to bring a smile!

Most of these materials are available for use, purchase or hire on the day, but if you already have these, why not bring them? It is always good to practice with your own tools and colours.


Payment Details

  • One payment only.
  • Payment will be deducted from your Credit Card account and you'll be emailed a receipt.

How Do I Join the Workshop?

The workshop is held in person at 67 Sugars Rd, Bellbowrie, a beautiful western suburb of Brisbane, Australia and live on Zoom. After you enter your payment details, you'll be taken to a thank you page with further instructions.

What People Are Saying:

Thorough, informative and fun!

Cassie H

100% achieved my hopes (skills, inspiration, routine playtime, social connection, zen time).

Lisa B

Thank you for a most enjoyable day today. We all learnt so much and you were so encouraging. Lovely company, relaxing environment and we all came home with lots of little paintings. It was just fabulous.

Sally M