Watercolour Botanical Art Classes – 2019 Opportunities

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | 11:09 pm | Events

Watercolour Botanical Art Classes – 2019 Opportunities

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Ok, so heres the thing… in 2013 I tried to say no to teaching, but you said yes louder. In 2014 I said NO to the years flying by so fast, but life said NO louder! Just the other day I posted 2018 Watercolour Painting Opportunities on my blog and somehow those are all but been and gone and I am left reeeeeling, to think, it is time to start posting the new painting workshop opportunities for 2019 already… What kind of madness is this thing where time keeps flying by us so damn fast!?! I for one am not a fan of time passing by like it does, but it has been a wonderful year and I am looking forward to the last incredible workshops of 2018 before the year is done, and the exciting 2019 art class calendar of new adventures begins.

Those of you who were fortunate enough to share in the remarkable Cradle Mountain Masterclass week will agree, these are pretty incredible events to be a part of. What an inspiring, unmissably beautiful, special week that was, so beautiful in fact, the painting became quite simply a natural flow from the week of all things important (PS if anyone did happen to track Overland Cam’s number down, please let me know!) Yes, every traveling masterclass is such a unique experience and event, touching hearts and souls in beautiful environments as we share in the unplugging of nature and creativity, of discovering new connections both inner and outer, learning and painting as we go.

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Our Cradle Mountain Tasmania Wonderland week

Its all so wonderful, its hard not to be looking forward to the next adventure as we head off to explore the lupine fields of New Zealand with the next awesome group of students in November, set to be one of the most amazing art classes imaginable…. EEEEP SO EXCITING!! Holy cow its going to be so beautiful!

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Our New Zealand Event Location

But! Before New Zealand’s adventures I have two beautiful groups to spend time with in Tyalgum and Brisbane in the next few weeks, seeing a close to the fully booked 2018 calendar all too soon. With this in mind 2019 is already starting to book up and so I have created this new blog post about the events coming up for you in the next year. I am only taking a handful on but some are confirmed and partially full already, whilst Ill add others to the list in the coming months for your reference. Keep an eye out for updates, new events and availability, and let us know sooner rather than later if any take your fancy!

I have a range of event styles open for you all, from lower cost events to full luxury overseas experiences that you wont want to miss… all are brilliant, so theres definitely something for everyone.There are no workshop vacancies remaining for the rest of this year, with New Zealand booked out over 6 months prior whilst Japan already has a waiting list before the details have been decided. As I say, these days and opportunities sure do fly by us so fast, so maybe its time to pop your name down and come along for the ride in 2019… of course we’d love to have you join us.

So at this point I have a couple of events confirmed for the coming year…

3 day Small Bird Painting – Watercolour masterclass for Artworx in January, Geelong Victoria…which may never happen again! (yes I was bullied into it lol) See below for details on this event

5 day Botanical and Watercolour Painting masterclass with Fay Boyd in Grafton in April… no bullying, I just cant say no to Fay 🙂

5 day Botanical and Watercolour Painting masterclass with Artable in July, Tyalgum Ridge Resort… because you cant say no to this event!

Other events are pencilled in, in the planning stages or are about to be announced…

5 day international event – Japan – Artable – We already have a waiting list for this event so please let Gillian know if youd like join the first options list for this event.

3 day (possibly 5, yet tbc) Natural History Watercolour masterclass with Brisbane Painting Classes in March

So lets start the 2019 calendar’s list of events and art classes already available shall we? 


JAN 17, 18 and 19 – 3 day – Small Bird Painting Watercolour  Masterclass Artworx Geelong Victoria

Bookings are now open – LIMITED PLACES REMAINING



APR 13 – 17 – 5 day Botanical and Watercolour Painting Masterclass –  Fay Boyd – Grafton

Bookings are now open – LIMITED PLACES REMAINING

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JUL 3rd – 7th – 5 day Botanical and Watercolour Painting Masterclass  Artable Tyalgum, Far North NSW (QLD border)

Bookings are now open – LIMITED PLACES REMAINING

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Check out my blog post for the 2018 Tyalgum botanical watercolour masterclass event


Mar/Apr (TBC) – Botanical and Watercolour Painting Masterclass – Artable – CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL JAPAN

This event is in the planning stages but is our international destination for 2019… by popular demand!

We do have a first options waiting list already so let us know if youd like to be included asap

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Check back in the coming weeks and months for new events, art classes and opportunities in 2019, and stay posted! 










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