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Vibrant Birds in Watercolour

Course Overview

Learn the skills of capturing birds in Watercolour.

You will be taught how to mix colours, use of appropriate brushes, preparing the paper and paint application. Instruction is provided in techniques for realistic feathers, eyes and  beaks. Bring a quality photograph of your favourite bird and attempt a portrait.

Suitable for all levels 

  • Standard watercolour set
  • Standard watercolour brushes
  • Watercolour pencils
  • Watercolour pad /sheets
  • 2b  pencil
  • Rubber
  • Sharpener
  • Standard watercolour pencils
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Richard Byrnes

About the tutor

Richard Byrnes

Richard is a practising artist, having held 23 solo and over 100 group exhibitions in Australia and overseas. Having extensive teaching experience to draw upon, he is committed to teaching sound drawing and sculpture techniques in ways that are clear and accessible. His core belief is that art should be exciting and joyous. Richards works are included in the National Gallery, University of NSW, Artbank, Macquarie University and various regional gallery collections. His public sculpture commissions can be seen in North Sydney, Marrickville and Macquarie University. He is represented by the Robin Gibson Gallery in Sydney.

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Monday to Friday - 10:00am to 6:00pm
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