Floral Botanical Watercolour Courses & Workshops

All about Watercolour: Workshop, Courses and Open-Studio Visits

You're invited to learn about the vibrant world of floral and botanical-inspired watercolour art from Lucinda Law, an arts/design lecturer and botanical watercolour artist (MAFA in Fine Arts). These workshops are designed for absolute beginners or art practitioners who are new to watercolour. Guided closely with step-by-step instructions and live demonstrations, you will be able to learn how to observe, sketch and paint a variety of flora and foliage. Also, you will experience live observational study of blooms and greens in every class.

Introduction Watercolour Course – 4 weeks

Learning Objectives:

  • From plant to paper: drawing from live botany-led subjects in close observational study
  • Tracing and techniques of preparatory sketches, pencil/pen work
  • Materials knowledge
  • Intro to colours usage, brush works

 

Basic Watercolour Course – 8 weeks

Learning Objectives:

  • From plant to paper: drawing from live botany-led subjects in close observational study
  • Tracing and techniques of preparatory sketches, pencil/pen work
  • Materials knowledge colour theory and mixing
  • Watercolour brush techniques
  • Blending techniques

 

Foundation Watercolour Course- 12 weeks

Learning Objectives:

  • From plant to paper: drawing from live botany-led subjects in close observational study
  • Tracing and techniques of preparatory sketches, pencil/pen work
  • Materials knowledge colour theory and mixing
  • Watercolour brush techniques
  • Blending techniques
  • Understanding the behaviour of watercolour
  • Appreciation, understanding and applications of botanical illustration studies for your personal creations

 

Single Visit Workshop

If you'll like to try your hand at watercolour, join one of our single-visit workshop and go home with colourful creations done in wet-on-wet quick wash watercolour techniques with close guidance.

The Open-Studio Visits
Learn in a welcoming and supportive atmosphere where there is non-interference in your creative process. You'll engage in art-making alongside others who are seeking for specific guidance and instructional aids. Bring your own art materials. Botanical subjects are provided. 

Class schedule: Our classes are held every Friday 10:30am ­- 1pm, and there are two slots on Saturday, 10:30am ­- 1pm and 2:30pm - 4:00pm. 

Duration of class: 2.5 hours.

Location: You'll be painting in a cozy and natural light-filled art studio facing a open-air balcony filled with tropical greenery.

Materials: All materials and tools will be provided for your first lesson, after which a materials list will be given and you will be required to purchase them by your second lesson.

Class vacancy: 6-8 guests.

Teacher: Lucinda Law is a nature lover and a botanical watercolour artist with a Masters in Fine Arts. She is an arts/design lecturer for more than 13 years with arts institutions such as Lasalle School of the Arts, Temasek Polytechnic and Glasgow School of Arts. Her clients for commissioned works and workshops include luxury brands such as Melissa Shoes, Kate Spade, ICON magazine and Bentley. 

Write to us at go@within.sg to learn about our detailed incremental learning course outline.