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Painting Basics Workshop

When: Tuesday, 31 Aug - 7 Sept, 10-12:30pm Where: Nelson Women's Centre, 44 Trafalgar Street Nelson Enjoy a refresher or start learning with the painting basics workshop. In this workshop you will learn about composition, values, colour harmony and some basic drawing tips. Please bring: - paper - pencil - eraser - a still life or photo (optional) Materials provided: - brushes - acrylic paint (yellow, red, blue & white) - acrylic paper You are welcome to bring your own…

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Painting for All Levels, 16 Aug – 20 Sept

Waimea College is offering the another Painting for All Levels class from 16 Aug to 20 Sept. A fun and relaxed painting class for the beginner through to the experienced artist. Choose your medium to paint in (eg: acrylics, oils or watercolours). Each session will begin with a short introduction on a different subject (eg: colour theory, values, perspective, figures, composition, painting from life vs. photograph). Then the lesson will continue “one on one” to further develop and explore your own subject…

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Watercolour Painting, 5 Aug – 26 Aug

Join in for a lovely watercolour painting class. Watercolour Painting is the ideal watercolour class for the beginner to the advanced artist who wishes to refine their skills. You will learn fun watercolour techniques. Nicole will demonstrate each step and guide you along to your finished painting. 5 Aug – 26 Aug 2021, Thursday 10 - 12pm Fee: $90 (materials not included) Location: Nicole Russell Art Studio at 300 Pomona Road, Ruby Bay Contact: Nicole Russell 022 378 6099 or [email protected]

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The Nelson Lighthouse – Watercolour Journaling

Last week for the first time we took the water taxi and our watercolours to the Nelson lighthouse. What a treat! The weather was gorgeous and so was the setting. Travelling with watercolours is so easy and with a few tricks charming pictures are created that are worth much more than a photo. In the class "Watercolour Journaling" you can learn all about it. Watercolour Journaling, 18th - 11 March, 10-12pm, $90

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Art Classes 2021

The art classes program for 2021 is now published and includes Watercolour Journaling, Watercolour Painting, Painting for All Levels, and Private Lessons. The art classes can be viewed here, or you can download a pdf flyer here. Please contact Nicole if you have questions.

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Watercolour Journaling Class – Only a few places left

12 Nov – 3 Dec 2020, Thursday 10am – 12pm (4 weeks) Fee: $80 for 4 x 2 hour classes (materials not included) Materials needed: A full list of materials required is available at Impressions, Richmond or on the website www.nicolerussellart.com under Watercolour Journaling. Watercolour Journaling is the ideal painting class for the travelling artist (beginner or advanced). Imagine you are a tourist in the Nelson/Richmond area, equipped with a little watercolour sketchbook, a few watercolours, pencil and black pen…

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Watercolour Journaling Class

12 Nov – 3 Dec 2020, Thursday 10am – 12pm (4 weeks) Fee: $80 for 4 x 2 hour classes (materials not included) Materials needed: A full list of materials required is available at Impressions, Richmond or on the website www.nicolerussellart.com under Watercolour Journaling. Watercolour Journaling is the ideal painting class for the travelling artist (beginner or advanced). Imagine you are a tourist in the Nelson/Richmond area, equipped with a little watercolour sketchbook, a few watercolours, pencil and black pen…

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Student’s Artwork

It's always great seeing students having fun with their paintings. In this case it is a gorgeous little red tractor painted from life and a painting based on a childhood memory. Both were done at the Waimea College Class Painting for all Levels.

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Painting for All Levels – Waimea College Night Classes

Waimea College Night Classes are starting again: Painting For All Levels:   Monday 6.30 – 9.00 pm (6 weeks) A fun and relaxed painting class for the beginner through to the experienced artist. Choose your medium to paint in (eg: acrylics, oils or watercolours). Each session will begin with a short introduction on a different subject (eg: colour theory, values, perspective, figures, composition, painting from life vs. photograph). Then the lesson will continue “one on one” to further develop and explore your own subject and style. Paint from…

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Watercolours For All Levels

Sign up for the next watercolour class: Watercolours for All Levels Watercolours for All Levels is the ideal watercolour class for the beginner to the more advanced artist who wishes to refine their skills. Nicole Russell will teach you fun watercolour techniques. She will demonstrate each step and guide you along to your finished painting. Nicole’s curriculum stretches out over a full year and each session will be about a different subject, e.g. Colour harmony, composition, perspective and figures are…

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