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Christmas Watercolours Workshop

29 November @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm GMT




Ease into the festive spirit with this watercolour workshop. We will create seasonally inspired paintings that may be made into lovely watercolour cards. From festive wreaths, winter stags to robin red breasts – there will be something for everyone. The day of course includes lots of guidance, full of interesting techniques, colour mixing and a fun hint of sparkle!


A bit more detail

Join friendly and experienced Cheshire watercolour artist Allie. She will share her skills and give you guidance throughout your day, in the light and spacious studio space. All dates are suitable for complete beginners to intermediates. Includes art materials, a freshly homemade lunch and refreshments.


About the Tutor

Allie graduated with a BA hons degree in illustration and spent time pursuing her love of art in London. Allie says the “Drawing, painting and sketching is all about enjoying your topic”. Allie loves to paint in a garden or whilst on a dog walk – capturing the natural changing of the seasons whether it is summer with its delicate florals, insects fluttering around them, or sitting on a snowy hillside working on a landscape view.

Allie has had her work featured in many exhibitions including Young Illustrator of the year exhibition at Smiths Gallery, Covent Garden, The Association of Illustrators Gallery in London, The Arts Centre in Bollington, Cheshire. She has also exhibited paintings at ‘Summerfields’ in Oxford and at the Royal Collage of London in aid of the Art for Youth.


Timetable of the day

9.45      A warm welcome

10.00     Introduction and demonstration of sketching a range of festive-themed pictures, a beautiful Christmas wreath, a festive stag or a  characterful snowy robin on a holly branch.

10.30     Allie will share a range of watercolour techniques,  you will have time to practise, explore and have fun with what you have learnt.

11.15     Coffee

11.30     Continue with the workshop at your own pace, sketch out your masterpiece and lay your colour washes, Allie is on hand for guidance.

13.00     Lunch

14.00     Allie will provide watercolour-ready creased cards & envelopes to paint with your design.

15.00     Putting the finishing sparkly touches to your work for a finish at 15.15


What is included?

  • All materials & tools
  • Aprons are provided for the day if required
  • Refreshments & a delicious lunch
  • Free onsite car parking
  • The most important bit,  your very own piece of art to take home

What do I need to bring?

You can bring your favourite brushes if you wish.

Experience level

We welcome all levels of experience from beginners to the enthusiastic professional!


29 November
9:45 am - 3:00 pm GMT
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Toolerstone House
Norley Road
Sandiway, Cheshire CW8 2JN United Kingdom
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