Watercolours for Beginners: Autumn Leaves with Emilie (Online)

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Come and enjoy the wonderful world of watercolour paintings!

This beginners class will teach you skills and techniques to create your own piece of watercolour art.

You will experiment with colour and shapes to create a beautiful image of the Autumn leaves of your neighbourhood.

In this workshop you will learn a series of drawing exercises to get back in touch with the seasons around you and the pleasure of watercolour painting!

What will we cover?

This beginner’s painting class will:

  • Focus on using watercolour and illustration skills
  • Cover drawing and composition
  • Teach the basic of watercolour paints through a playful approach
  • Help you achieve a watercolour Autumn illustration!

          What will you need?

          • Watercolour set (or any water based paint)
          • Paper (ideally watercolour paper 300GSM, but any thick paper will do)
          • Water and brushes
          • Pencils, eraser, paper towel, any drawing material you have
          • Leaves (optional)


            • Closed Captions
            • Early Bird Cheap Tix
            • Free Tix for First Nation Attendees
            • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request

            Who will be teaching? 

            Emilie (she/her) is an artist and educator based
            between Melbourne and Marseille (Fr), working across media with a focus
            on community-based practice and education. She graduated from her PhD in
            Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2020 and has been an
            art resident at Testing Grounds (2020), Making Space (2021) and the
            Comic Art Workshop (2021).

            Emilie has exhibited her works at FortyFive Downstairs gallery, the
            Abbotsford convent, No Vacancy Gallery, Arcade and George Patton

            In 2021, Emilie opened Couleur in Collingwood, a printmaking studio focusing on DIY, hand-prints, and experimental printmaking. Since 2023, Couleur Studio
            has relocated in South of France. Emilie is also a comic book artist
            and her illustration has been published by the Lifted Brow and she
            self-published her first graphic novel in 2018 with Tree Paper Comics in
            Melbourne. In 2023 she is running Glow Comics Trails festival with
            Laneway Learning, celebrating Melbourne’s booming comics scene.

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            Any other questions or ways we can assist with accessibility? Just shoot an email to Maddy (she/her) at