» Intro to Watercolour Painting (5 weeks)



Tuesday, 16 Oct- 13 Nov, 2.00pm–4.30pm—5 weeks, $135

Tutor: Shana Carlan-Riddell - Venue: Katikati Community Centre


This course is a non-threatening and fun class that will teach participants how to engage in and enjoy this wonderful transparent medium. It will include how to prepare the paper, control colour and tonal mixing, understand pigment qualities and paint realistic landscapes and still life subjects by the end of the 5 week course. Students will learn a variety of tips, tricks and techniques used in creating wonderful watercolor creations! Materials not included, list provided in advance.


Shana has been teaching both practical art and design, and art history for many years. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions, held a number of solo exhibitions, and won many prestigious awards and commissions since immigrating to New Zealand and taking up permanent residency. Her work is also held in private collections in the United States, Hong Kong, and Europe.