Watercolours with Peter Wale

Next date: Thursday, 01 August 2024 | 10:00 AM to Thursday, 22 August 2024 | 12:30 PM

A detailed watercolour painting of a Superb Fairy Wren with autumnal foliage
4-week program dedicated to learning and developing the techniques required to become a competent watercolour artist.

Join Peter Wale for 4-weeks of workshops dedicated to watercolours.

The class will include demonstrations and individual guidance.

The focus of the course will be the development of watercolour painting skills and techniques. As such, minimal drawing skills will be required.

Please bring a book for making notes and any watercolour equipment you might have. Materials will be provided.

Cost: $150 for 4-weeks, $45 per week plus booking fee

Important information:

  • 4-weeks of workshops each Thursday, starting 1 August to 22 August. Each week 10am - 12:30pm.
  • Watercolours and paper are provided.
  • Recommended to bring a notebook for taking notes.
  • Participants are welcome to bring their own reference materials.
  • Drawing is not required as part of the workshops.

About the artist:

Peter Wale was born in the UK and for a short time studied at the Royal Tunbridge Wells School of Art, England. He furthered his art education in Australia at the Julian Ashton School of Art, Sydney. In more recent years he has studied with prominent Botanical Illustrators, Barbara Duckworth and Marion Westmacott, who ignited his passion for painting plants and wildlife.

During his 28 years of experience as a professional artist, he has worked with a diverse range of mediums in a variety of styles and subject matter. Commissions have included portraits, animal and bird portraits, landscapes, botanical studies and a variety of illustration pieces for a range of private, local government and commercial patrons.

However, it is as a nature artist and tutor that he is better known, his work having been published in both Australia and internationally.

Peter is in great demand as a workshop tutor. His versatility as an artist helps make his classes dynamic and stimulating to a diverse audience working in a variety of mediums. An insightful, experienced tutor, his workshops are fun, inspiring, highly educational and consistently popular, appealing to both beginners and more experienced artists.

Image credit: Peter Wale, Superb Fairy Wren


  • Thursday, 01 August 2024 | 10:00 AM - Thursday, 22 August 2024 | 12:30 PM


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