With Judith van Heeren
Easter Saturday, 3 April 2021
10.00 am - 4.00 pm
The one red leaf, the last of its clan,
That dances as often as dance it can,
Hanging so light, and hanging so high,
On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.
from Christabel by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
We invite you to join celebrated Melbourne artist Judith van Heeren as she returns to Silver Leaf Art Box this Easter for Homage to Autumn, a 1 day intensive watercolour workshop focusing on the leaf.
Judith will give practical demonstrations and guide the students through the process of picturing nature. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. All materials provided.
Techniques we will explore include
- Simple colour wheel of primaries and grey scale
- Wet on wet and wet on dry
- Basic observational drawing
- Painting directly from life
- Creating depth and detail
What you will learn
- An understanding of the principles of observational drawing
- Basic skills in using watercolours including colour theory
- Advanced watercolour techniques
What is included
- One-on-one guidance from an established artist
- Insight into the practical application of art materials and techniques
- Delicious morning and afternoon tea featuring local produce
Please make provisions for your own lunch. We will have a 1 hour lunch break from 1-2pm.
Class size is limited to 10 participants to comply with COVID safe protocols. Please adhere to current mask wearing regulations. Please do not attend if you are at all unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.