Current Events

Jude Scott - Triple Treat Workshops - 5,6 & 7 January 2024

Welcome to the Eighth Annual

The Triple Treat Workshop with Jude Scott

January 5,6,7th 2024.

9.30-4pm each day

5th and 6th Feb- The first two days will be ‘everything faces’ and painting portraits’!

What makes a good likeness? How to find the perfect  tones and all about mixing those elusive skin colours.

7th January will be all about atmospheric clouds! Misty clouds, fluffy clouds and stormy clouds so if this sounds like you, come and join in and have some fun!

All levels of experience are very welcome.

Air con studio- $110 per day

For all the details: Jude 0420 767 575 or click the link below for more:

WatercoloursWA Annual Getaway - 2023

WatercoloursWA Annual Getaway – Dwellingup 2023

November 3rd to 10th

This is the suggested itinerary—partners are welcome as are fellow artists who want to join us to paint. Most afternoons are left free for you to do your own thing.  Non-members who are interested in joining our society are welcome.  Book your own accommodation.  We welcome fellow artists.

Come for the week, come for a weekend, or just a day.  We’d love to see you.

Please advise Sue which days you will be attending at  Any changes or additions and you will be notified by email.

Items in red need to be booked—it is essential to let Sue P know that you are coming to these

Friday 3 November arrive in Dwellingup

6.30 pm

Dinner at the Dwellingup Hotel

Please let Sue P know by Sunday 29 October if you are going to come to dinner.

6.30pm Dinner at The Dwellingup Hotel, let Sue P know if you are coming.

Saturday 4 November

9am – 5pm 

Boddington Lions Rodeo, Boddington 

A super fun day with bull riding, roping, ladies, novice and junior events—all the fun of a rodeo plus sheep shearing etc.

Tickets $35 per adult $20 for seniors. You can purchase online.

For more details look on their website. Fabulous opportunity for some great action pics– a full day of fun! Car pooling would be advisable.

Sunday 5 November

9.30 am

Caraholly Orchard, 92 Caraholly Road, Dwellingup #

We enjoyed this so much last year it deserves a second visit! Lovely vistas with a lake, trees, hills etc.

There won’t be any coffee, food trucks or fresh produce as they are closed on this day—we get the place to ourselves!

Go down River Road, then turn right into Caraholly Road.

Continue on the bitumen and do not go on the gravel.

Lunch at the Dwellingup Hotel at 12.30pm—please let Sue P know by Sunday 29 October

Monday 6 November

9.00 am

Street painting in Dwellingup—as late or as early as you like!

You will be surprised what you can find to paint in Dwellingup!

2 little chapels on Newton Street, lovely cottages everywhere, Visitor’s centre is worth a visit as is the Lost Eden Gallery, train station— hop on the train when it is in for a lovely scenic ride.

Or sit in a café or the pub and paint whatever takes your fancy!

Lunch at 12.30 at the Blue Wren—please let Sue P know by Friday 3 November.


Tuesday 7 November


Drive to Pinjarra—there is so much to paint there from interesting buildings to the river, bridges, the townsite, quaint shops—you name it, they have it!

Meet for lunch at Jarrah Infusion Café 28 George Street, Pinjarra at 12.30 so let Sue P know by 2nd November.

Wednesday 8 November

Boddington Townsite

From the main road through Boddington (Bannister Road) turn left into Wuraming Avenue.

Here you will find the old school which is very paintable, the Arts Centre and the Visitor’s Centre which has a good café.

Park up and wander down to the river—to the left is the Lions Weir and to the right is the Hotham Bridge.

Whacky sculptures everywhere, a paperbark forest, ducks etc.

Loads of places to sit, free barbeques.

Stay the morning or stay the day—up to you. There are 3 or 4 places to eat and drink.

Thursday 9 Nevember

9.30 am

Lane Poole Reserve

Dwaarlindjirraap area—the plein air painters paradise!

A lovely place by the river with decking, seating and barbecues so if the weather is good to us, bring along sausages etc for a barbecue lunch!

There is a fee to enter the reserve—$15 per car ($8 concession) so best to pool cars.

Loads of bird-life and views all around, moving water, still water, rocks—birdlife…..magic place……..

Friday 10 November

Homeward Bound!

For more information or to give attendance numbers, contact Susan Payne.

Past Events

Plein Air Competition - Gage Roads - 7 October 2023
In the lead-up to the Annual Awards Exhibition we are having a plein air competition. All watercolourists are welcome to ...
MICHAEL SOLOVYEV 5 DAY WORKSHOP – 29 August – 2 September 2023, PERTH
MICHAEL SOLOVYEV 5 DAY WORKSHOP -PERTH August 29-September 3 - 2023 Canadian artist Michael Solovyev is a recognised International World ...
Jude Scott Workshop - South West France - Extra Week - 30 Sept to 7 Oct 2023
What a great opportunity has opened up.  Jude Scott has been asked to run another week of tuition at the ...
Kimberley Workshop with Jude Scott - July 19-25th 2023
KIMBERLEY WORKSHOP! July 19th-25th 2023 Come and join Jude Scott in the legendary Kimberleys at Diggers Rest cattle station. 7 ...
Jude Scott's Open Studio - 5th & 6th November 2022
Jude's Open Garden & Studio Established Canning Vale artist Jude Scott will open her studio and garden for the eighth ...
Watercolour Meditation Workshops - With Anastasia Wright - Extra Session 22 October 2022
Watercolour Meditation This guided watercolour meditation class is designed to help you:- clear your mind and release stress- tap into ...
A Feminine History of Watercolours with Verena Marmion - 15 October 2022
A Lecture & Discussion with Verena Marmion about the Feminine History of Watercolours. To be held at the WA Shipwrecks ...
Watercolour Meditation Workshops - With Anastasia Wright - 3rd, 6th & 15th September 2022
Watercolour Meditation This guided watercolour meditation class is designed to help you:- clear your mind and release stress- tap into ...
Verena Marmion - A Retrospective in Watercolour - 17-21 August 2022
A RETROSPECTIVE IN WATERCOLOUR Verena has completed a Bachelor of Fine Art, Graduate Diploma in Art Therapy and a Masters ...
Ren Douglas - MRROS Exhibition - 10-25 September 2022
Upcoming Joint Exhibition One of our newest members, Ren Douglas is taking part in the Margaret River Region Open Studios ...
Jude Scott Workshop - South West France - 16-23 September 2023
Join international artist Jude Scott at Clos Mirabel in S.W France for a week long painting retreat exploring watercolour. On ...
Stephanie Boyle - Time Will Tell - Solo Exhibition - 2-24 June 2022
Upcoming Solo Exhibition Yay! It is nearly here and you are all invited to my Solo Art Exhibition. While it ...
Global Art Connection Exhibition - France & Poland
These are our artist's paintings which will be exhibited in Alba, France from 25-30 March. Sue Hibbert and Susan Payne's ...
Jude Scott - Triple Treat Workshops - 14, 15 & 16 January 2022
Welcome to the Seventh Annual The TRIPLE TREAT WORKSHOP! Friday 14th , Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th January 2022. Where: Jude ...
Newsletter - November 2021
Hello everyoneFollowing the meeting on 16th November, our Guest Hour will be a visit from Jackson’s Art Supplies with some ...
WatercoloursWA Annual Getaway - 2021
WatercoloursWA Annual Getaway 2021 October 22 to 29, 2021 This is the suggested itinerary—partners are welcome as are fellow artists ...
Plein Air Down Under 2021
PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER OUTDOOR PAINTING FESTIVAL Plein Air Down Under is an annual outdoor painting festival held around Mandurah ...
Valerie B Parker - Retrospective Exhibition - Picarda, Freo
Valeria B. Parker - Retrospective Exhibition29 April to 16 May - Picarda, Fremantle. Valerie Parker is one of the founding ...
Art for Wooroloo Fund Raising Auction
Over 80 families lost their homes in the recent bushfires in Wooroloo, Perth. Both the Watercolour Society of WA and ...
Sandie Schroder - Burned & Turned Exhibition - Linton & Kay Galleries - Swan Valley
Sandie Schroder - Burned & Turned Exhibition - Linton & Kay Galleries - Swan Valley While Sandie is not a ...