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A 2.5 hour loose Peony watercolour floral workshop, from my home in Weston, West Berkshire, RG20.


Thursday 3rd March - 10am - 12.30pm.


Available to a maximum of 5 students.


We will focus on different loose watercolour leaves and filler flowers and discus the focus and balance, when composing a floral pieces. With the intent to create a beautiful painting, towards the end of the session.


Leaves and filler flowers - 17th March


Other worshops you may be interested in:


Loose Roses - 3rd March


Loose Peonies - 10th March


Loose Wisteria / vase of lilacs - 24th March


Wild flower field scenes - 31st March


An ensamble of a loose floral painting of your choice  - 7th April


Refreshments will be available throughout, selection of teas and coffee and hopefully some treats from a local cafe.


Materials are not included - however I will have some things to play with like some watercolour tube paints, mixing pallets, making fluid, wax resist, water pots and additional brushes.


Suggested materials to have (and so you can practise at home) are:



Perhaps, Daler Rowney Graduate 5 brush synthetic watercolour set.



I like, Winsor & Newton 230471 cotman 45 Half pan Studio watercolour set.



Paper pad to practise tecniques and a watercolour block for your final composition pieces.


Possible Cheaper paper:

Hahnemuhle Harmony Watercolour Spiral Pad Hot Pressed A4



Bockingford Watercolour Block 140lb/300gms 9x12"/228x305mm Hot Press


A watercolor block is a pad of watercolor paper that's bound on all sides with a coating of a rubber like material. You paint on the top sheet of paper and then remove it after it dries flat.


I like to use hotpress watercolour paper as it is less absorbent, smooth to allow detail and allows for more time to adjust the paint while drying. Also allowing us to play more with dispersing colour! However coldpress and rough paper is still fun to use.


If you have any questions about any workshop, please do get in contact!









Leaves and filler flowers workshop - 17th March

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