Bluecoat: Botanical Painting

Bluecoat: Botanical Painting

Bluecoat: Botanical Painting

Venue: dot-art Gallery
Date(s): 14.4.24
Time(s): 11:30 - 16:30

Explore botanical beauty through watercolour painting, perfect for beginner’s in this 1 day course.


***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

Sunday 14th April, 11:30am – 4:30pm (£65)



Botanical watercolour painting class designed specifically for beginners who wish to explore the enchanting world of plant artistry. In this course, we will focus on mastering the fundamental techniques of watercolour painting while capturing the elegance of a sunflower. By the end of the class, you’ll have the essential skills to delve into a wide array of other plant and flower paintings.

1. Introduction to Watercolour Painting:

– Understand the unique characteristics of watercolour as a medium.

– Learn about essential tools and materials needed for the class.

2. Basic Watercolour Techniques:

– Wet on Wet: Discover the magic of blending colours and creating soft gradients.

– Dry on Wet: Explore controlled brushwork and crisp edges.

3. Comprehending Light and Shadow:

– Study the interplay of light and shadow to bring dimension and depth to your artwork.

– Learn techniques to create realistic shadows and highlights on the sunflower.

4. Step-by-Step Sunflower Painting:

– Guided, hands-on demonstration of painting a sunflower using the learned techniques.

5. Individual Project Time:

– Apply your acquired skills to paint your sunflower with personalised creativity.

– Receive feedback and guidance from the instructor for continuous improvement.

Tutor: Anne Wiziack

Creating botanical illustrations and female portraits, her illustrations communicate a message of sustainability, feminine power and cultural elements from her home country of Brazil.


Sunday 9th June, 11:30am – 4:30pm



School Lane


L1 3BX

Situated in the centre of Liverpool, just behind Church Street, down Church Alley and in front of Liverpool ONE. You can enter the building via the front courtyard off School Lane, or through the garden at the back off College Lane. Nearest train station- Liverpool Central.




All materials provided



There are a maximum of 15 places available on the course, so early booking is essential. To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.

Cancellations / Refunds

Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

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