Botanical Watercolour Painting Workshop

Capture the beautiful of nature in watercolour paintings.



6 hours Class size 1 on 1     label £59
On the hunt for unique things to do in Bristol, inspire your inner artist with this watercolour painting class focused on botanicals. No experience is required and all abilities are welcome!
You will spend the day drawing and painting flowers and learning how to use watercolours. Marilyn will be your friendly guide through this artistic journey as you explore your creative side to make your very own watercolour masterpiece.
Following an easy step-by-step process in a relaxing atmosphere, you will gain new skills and meet like-minded watercolour fans in your area. So grab your painting materials and come and join us for some relaxing creativity!
Please note:
  • The Folk House has no level access or accessible facilities.
  • You must be aged 18 or over.
What you'll get
Your watercolour painting to take home.
 
What to bring
  • Pencils (B), rubber putty, sharpener, ruler.
  • A4 watercolour paper 300 gsm/140lb, cold pressed.
  • Brushes (round sizes 3, 6, 8).
  • Plastic palette and plastic pot to hold water.
  • Watercolour paints preferably artist quality in tubes -- Cobalt Blue, Cadmium Yellow, Permanent Rose, Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna and Sap Green.
Location

Bristol Folk House - 40a Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JG

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Your teacher
Marilyn Millard

Marilyn Millard

5.0 (2)

Marilyn is a fully qualified and experienced artist and tutor who has specialised in teaching drawing and watercolour painting at the Bristol Folk House for over 10 years.

She enjoys working with adult learners and has a positive and friendly approach, which enables students to develop their work with ease and confidence. Beginners particularly appreciate Marilyn’s simplified step-by-step demonstrations and one-to-one assistance.
In her own time, Marilyn enjoys photography and uses the images as inspiration for her own landscape and botanical paintings in watercolour.




Your host
Bristol Folk House
Bristol Folk House

4.9 (16)
Instagram followers6k

The Bristol Folk House is an adult education centre providing a variety of part-time day and evening courses and workshops for over 18's. The Folk House provides a welcoming environment in which to explore your creativity and learn new skills.
We provide courses and workshops that engage the local community. The cafe provides fantastic organic food and a space to get together before and after classes. It is also open to the public and is the perfect place for those seeking a relaxed and friendly place in Bristol city centre. Live music and festivals happen throughout the year, as well as markets, events and exhibitions.
The Bristol Folk House is part of a charity and we receive no funding from the government, the city council or any other institution and our income is wholly derived from course fees, venue hire, members and fundraising events.
The centre began in the 1870's with the aim of supporting access to education in the community. The first programme of activities was produced for the academic year in 1920-1921.
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