Watercolour Workshops


Instructor: Greg Maude
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm                   
Saturday June 23rd (trees)
Tuesday August 14th (minis)
Cost: $60

Payment can be made be made by etransfer (thepaintedtree@hotmail.com), phone with credit card, or in store by cash

In the morning, the instructor will demonstrate watercolour techniques. After a short lunch break, you will then have the afternoon to work on your own watercolour painting, with assistance from the instructor.  The instructor will bring along some good reference material for ideas. This is a great class for beginner or intermediate watercolourists.

A list of watercolour supplies is available.




Supply List:

8 Small Tubes of Watercolour Paints (Winsor & Newton Artist Quality if Possible)
– French Ultramarine Blue*
– Burnt Sienna
– Raw Sienna
– Antwerp Blue
– Hooker’s Green
– Lemon Yellow*
– Permanent Rose*
– Prussian Blue
If you want to buy fewer paints to start, please pick three primary colours ( a red, blue, and yellow as show by the asterisk* above). These paints may seem expensive but they will last for a long time. A little goes a long way!
– 1 Sheet of Watercolour Paper (I use 140lb Arches cold press)
– 3 Watercolour Brushes: A flat at 3/4”, and two rounds (#2 and #8)
– 1 Bottle of Art Masking Fluid (Alternate could be liquid frisquet like drawing gum)
– 1 Bottle of Rubber Cement
– 1 Board (like Masonite wood or plastic) to tape your paper on to. A good size is 16”x20”. Look around your house for anything flat.
– 1” Masking Tape
– 1 HB Pencil
– Sketchbook (or Paper Pad) for drawing
– White soft eraser
– Kleenex and/or Paper Towel
– Plastic tub to hold water ( I use old margarine or sour cream containers)
– Plastic painting mixing tray or old white ceramic plate to mix your colours on.





Watercolour Wednesdays

Instructor Greg Maude will also be teaching watercolour classes the following Wednesdays:

Dates: March 21st – April 25th

Time: 1pm-4pm

Cost: $160.00

Call or drop in today to secure your space early!


Please note: Due to staff sensitivities to fragrances, please refrain from wearing perfume to class. Thanks!