Learn to Paint Watercolour - 1 Day AUGUST with Anne Smerdon

Learn to Paint using watercolours in our 1 Day Workshop for beginners where all materials are included and all you need to do is show up and have fun.

We have designed the perfect 1 day workshop where you can get the basics out of the way so that you can enjoy the art of watercolour. There are a few tips and tricks you need to learn to get confident with using this medium and this 1 day workshop is designed to cover them all. You will learn step to step and take home a number of artworks at the end of the session.

What we will cover:

- The importance of water and how to use it to your advantage

- Brushes to use and which brush does what

- What kinds of paints you can use and how to use colour in a way that keeps it looking fresh

- How to use the white of the paper and translucency in painting

- How to use layering of colours for depth

- What papers are best to use and why

We will supply all art materials for this workshop and give you advice on what to buy to get started.

Please check our terms & conditions policy for cancellations & changes.


All materials are included so you can just come along and learn the process.


RQAS Broadbeach - you can park out the front or next to the park.


Please refer to the terms & conditions at the bottom of the site for changes to your booking. We have a very strict no changes to booking inside of 7 days policy.


You can BYO lunch or head to the cafe over the road.


RQAS - 25 Broadbeach Blvd Broadbeach

Book online

$185 per person

Meet the Teach

Anne Smerdon

Anne Smerdon is a Gold Coast artist represented by galleries in Australia, New York and the UK. Specialising in watercolour and drawing, Anne's illustrative style stems from her background in fashion and architecture. 

From a very early age, Anne was noted as a creative-to-watch and was the winner of a Children's Creative  Art Scholarship from the Queensland Art Gallery at the age of 11. In more recent times, Anne was the winner of the Element Eden Global Artist Search in the Fine Art category and also the winner of the Emerging Artist Award at the Trinity CollegeArt Award. She has also been a finalist in numerous art awards, including the Border ArtPrize, St Sebastians Emerging Artist Award and the Minister's Art Award.


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