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Early Spring Flowers Watercolour Workshop

13 February 2024 @ 9:45 am - 3:45 pm GMT




In this relaxing and informative workshop our tutor, Allie Pottinger, will demonstrate many creative techniques, including how to capture the finer details of spring florals, textured background washes, creating your own beautiful, nature-inspired masterpiece.

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 demonstrations of watercolour techniques.
10.30      Allie will share her process for capturing delicate early Spring flowers; from creating delicate leaves and petals, background washes and fabulous terracotta pots. You will have time to practise, explore and have fun with what you have learnt.
11.15      coffee will be served
11.30      Allie will continue with demonstrations and how to plan your ‘masterpiece’ for the afternoon.
13.00      Delicious homemade lunch in the refectory, with a chance to walk in the garden weather permitting.
14.00      Creating the body of work. More guidance and top techniques to give depth and contrast to your piece.
15.30      Adding the finishing touches to your Spring flowers picture.
15.45      The workshop ends, your love of painting will continue


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!


13 February 2024
9:45 am - 3:45 pm GMT
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Toolerstone House
Norley Road
Sandiway, Cheshire CW8 2JN United Kingdom
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Early Spring Flowers Watercolour Workshop
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