Narrabeen Tramshed
Wednesday Evening Watercolour Classes

Beginner's Stage 2 ~ 


(Not Absolute Beginners)
10 weeks starts -  Wednesday, 14th October - 16 Dec

WHO:  Either students of Jenny's who have completed Stage 1 Absolute Beginners, or painters who know the basics of watercolour, all about artist quality equipment, all the foundation skills etc. 
WHERE:   Berry Hall, Tramshed Arts & Community Centre, 1395A Pittwater Rd, Narrabeen, NSW 2101.

WHEN:     Wednesdays,  6pm - 8.30pm.  Please arrive at 5.45pm.  Door opens 5.45pm. Class starts at 6 sharp.
Term STARTS  14th October - 16 Dec  - 10 weeks
You will have a choice of booking options. See 'price' below.


REQUIREMENTS:  An equipment list link is provided on this page. (See green button)  Students are required to provide their own equipment. Some items are compulsory. Please do not buy things that are not on the list.

PRICE: please examine the options below.


  • OPTION 1 -  full 10 weeks: $370 - that's only $10.40 an hour.

  • OPTION 2 -  any 9 of the 10 weeks: $345

Please do not ask for further discounted/shortened weeks. 


PARKING:  FREE parking available in the  Tramshed Carpark next to the facility.  Alternate parking over the road on the main road, or in adjacent streets, or a little further away in the Woollies carpark, or the carpark behind Woollies.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions of cancellation or refund before booking, see the T&C page under the Bookings Tab.  Please do not ask for further discounted/shortened terms.  We cannot offer refunds, credits or makeups for missed weeks after term start date due to your individual circumstances.  (holidays, illness, work etc.)   Please check terms and conditions pages for full details  and book carefully choosing the appropriate option above. 


 This class is perfect for students who have either:  done the Stage 1 course with Jenny before, or who KNOW the basic foundation skills of watercolour and about watercolour equipment and would like to learn more. Please do not join this class if you have had no experience learning watercolour as we do not go over the basics.   The aim of this class is fun and relaxation, while learning serious stuff along the way.   :)  We'll start adding to your basic techniques and get you  putting things together.   You'll add to your colours in the 2nd half of the course, with a few more tubes, and learn important tips and tricks to add to your toolkit!   Your tutor is experienced artist and teacher, Jenny Gilchrist.
Please come to class with all your equipment, and if you have any trouble obtaining it, see the Art Shop recommendations in the equipment list.  More Questions?  Contact Jenny at or use the contact button in the top menu. 


Course Features include but not limited to:
*Multiple Artist demonstrations every week
*Interesting and varied subjects to paint. 
*Take home notes every week - with class summary and optional exercises.
*subjects such as simple landscape,  drawing skills, still life, characteristics of your paint, painting stone walls, skies, sunsets and storms, abstract effects, mixing your own greens, painting trees and landscapes, and negative painting, and more. 
* gorgeous colour mixing, special 'recipes' and how to make the best of your colours.
*creating watercolour effects
*how to create fresh paintings and avoid 'mud'.
*some drawing skill tips.

*Painting in layers, how and why. 
* Making tones stand out.
*How to fix mistakes and correct problems
*exercises and artworks to copy
*paint your own gorgeous paintings from the very first lesson.
* Individual attention for every student, preserving the student's own style
*We have two options -  the full course or an option for students who think they might  have to miss a class or two.  Go and check the options! Click the book now button!
*This class has ongoing terms that you can sign up for - for a complete course of 30+ weeks if you wish. Do as many or few as you want, and you're welcome to come for as long as you like. Furthermore, you can sign up for the ongoing painter's group which moves on from Beginner's class.  Heaps of fun, and tons more to learn.
This is not a term for
absolute beginners, PAINTERS are expected to come to this class with some knowledge of the foundation techniques.

 BOOKING conditions apply, see    Bookings and refund page.​

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