On this page you can find the information about the tutoring services provided by our members. If you would like to learn watercolours or improve your art skills, please refer to the details below about each tutor and their group and individual classes, workshops, demonstrations.
Please note that information is correct at the time of publication. Contact the tutor directly for their up-to-date schedules and to book your spot.
Natalia is currently available for demonstrations, workshops and private lessons in watercolour, acrylic, medieval painting and calligraphy.
0487 439 898
Gordon currently teaches Watercolour at Atwell Art Centre on Wednesdays and is available for tutoring either in the studio or en plein air.
He is also available to give demos, workshops and private lessons in Watercolour, oils, acrylic and drawing.
About Gordon Alexander
Atwell Art Centre
0404 036 602
Stephanie is an experienced Watercolour Tutor having taught over a long period of time at Claremont School of Art, Tresillian Centre, Atwell Gallery and other Art Schools.
She has conducted many workshops and demonstrated at numerous Art Societies and private Art groups. Stephanie is currently available for demonstrations or workshops. Please contact her if you have any specific requirements.
About Stephanie Boyle
Stephanie Boyle Art
Dave is currently teaching at Tresillian Arts Centre in Nedlands and Ellis House Community Art Centre in Bayswater.
Dave is also available to do demonstrations and workshops and prepared to do short spells as stand-in teacher.
About Dave Conlin
0417 959 053
Ellis House Art Centre
Tresillian Arts Centre
Pam can teach any media at any levels of expertise.
She is also available for workshops and demonstrations on request.
Classes held at her Studio on Wednesday 9 – 12pm. To book please contact her by email or phone.
About Pam Eddy
Studio Address: Unit 3, 7 Augusta Street, Willetton, 6159
0415 190 909
Cass is currently teaching Watercolour Classes at the Tresillian Art Centre on Wednesdays:
- Morning class – Beginners: The Next Step – 9:30 am – 12 pm
- Afternoon class – Beginners 12:30 pm – 3 pm
About Cass Gartner
Tresillian Arts Centre
0414 714 390
Padma is currently teaching Sketching with watercolours, at the Fremantle Arts Centre, one day workshops.
Teaching at her studio: watercolours and drawing, individual lessons and small groups, for adults and children.
Studio: Chadwick Street, Hilton
About Padma Hamilton
Studio: Chadwick Street, Hilton
0420 483 774
Jo is located in Denmark, WA. Her painting subjects are landscapes, figures, portraits, buildings, textures etc.
Jo teaches watercolour, pen and ink, and drawing, and also oils and acrylic.
Formats that are avalaible – workshops for groups, classes for groups, private lessons.
0403 865 187
Sue has been teaching watercolour painting for over twenty years and currently teaches at Tresillian Arts Centre and Beaufort Street Community Centre.
Sue has taught overseas workshops in Italy and France and enjoys sharing her knowledge of Plein air painting and sketch booking.
She is available for art society demos and workshops.
Beaufort Street Community Centre:
Watercolour Painting – Monday, 9.30 – 11.30am
Tresillian Arts Centre:
– Big Brush painting – 10am to 12.30pm
– Big Brush painting – 1.30pm to 4pm
– Travel Sketchbook/Watercolour – 9.30am – 12pm
– Watercolour Intermediate/Advanced – 1pm – 4pm
About Sue Hibbert
0437 599 771
Sue Hibbert Watercolours
Tresillian Arts Centre
Beaufort Street Community Centre
Barbara is teaching the following classes at Tresillian Arts Centre, Nedlands:
Portrait of Plants: Friday, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Flowers and Foliage: Friday, 1pm – 3pm
Tresillian Arts Centre
Jane is trained as an artist in China. When she moved to Australia she fell in love with the beautiful native flora and fauna. In 2015 Jane was trained as a Kings Park volunteer guide. The knowledge she gained about native plants helped to understand the plants and gave her inspiration.
Multi-award winning artist, Jane runs watercolour workshops in bird painting, wildflower drawing, and Chinese painting. They are very popular and great success.
About Jane Li
04 56 618 346
Penny is an experienced watercolour teacher having taught at Claremont School of Art for over 10 years, tutored many workshops and has led painting tours to Greece, New Zealand and Tasmania.
Penny no longer runs regular classes but is available to create a custom Watercolour workshop for a group or individual. Venues can be discussed. The Forest Discovery Centre in Dwelllingup is one option.
Any aspect of Watercolour can be covered and any level from beginner to masterclass as well as professional development courses for teachers.
Workshops are also available focusing on Creativity which is suitable for any medium although all demos are in Watercolour.
About Penny Maddison
08 9293 0882
Verena Marmion is a Melbourne born artist who has worked in WA since 2010; both as an artist and art teacher. Her art is primarily of figures and portraits. Underlying this work is a fascination in psychology, body language, gender and identity. Verena is enrolled in the University of Western Australia PhD Program. Her area of research is developing an experiential research method for creating artwork inspired by the work of historic women watercolourists.
Verena does community arts events and offers tuition on request, if you would like to arrange a workshop or class. Her occasional workshops are advertised on her Instagram/Facebook pages.
About Verena Marmion
Irene is available to teach a range of weekend arts workshops in the city or regional locations.
Select from Drawing, Painting, Plein Air painting (outdoors) etc.
As her artwork diary is generally planned ahead, please contact Irene as early as possible to discuss workshop requirements, venue, artist fees etc.
About Irene Osborne
0417 176 170
Valerie is teaching Watercolours for beginners at South Perth Learning Centre.
About Valerie Parker
South Perth Learning Centre
Gillian no longer holds regular classes but is collecting interest persons’ details for a planned ‘Academy of Arts’ program suitable for most media. These will be regular tutorial to be held in Rockingham and put on video. If interested contact her now and have your details added to her list.
Gillian is a competent multi award winning artist inclusive of winning both the ‘silver medal’ and ‘people’s choice’ awards in the prestigious 2002 Caterina De Medici At Awards in Florence Italy. She has become a popular Fine Arts Tutor with decades of experience.
Well-travelled she has been fortunate enough to have been taught the technical Correctness of Fine Arts by, the best of the best, the Royal Academicians of London who were her tutors in 1984/85/87 and have kept her annually updated on new Visual Art Categories, Techniques and styles. She takes every opportunity to share this knowledge in the form of conducted tutorials to Individuals, Private Group and Community Art facilities. She offers classes, demonstrations, tutorials, guest speaking events and workshops. For specific Media information, contact her direct for her recommended list of associated subjects, such as composition, colour, Quantities and technical use of the selected media and is mediums.
With a soft spot for the youth of WA Gillian offers her Atwell House, Canning Highway, Alfred Cove, Annual Trophy for High School age Students. Students compete for the Trophy and prize in winning the ‘Gillian K Peebles Award for excellence’. She also has a perpetual trophy awarded to the outstanding ‘Youth Entry’ in the Plein Air Down Under competition in Mandurah. Similarly, she offers her Awards for the youth section in Mandurah’s Famous Annual Wearable Art Competition.
She has taught the SASR at Campbell Barracks Atwell Gallery on Canning Highway, Alfred Cove and most Country, Regional and City Art Groups. She was selling her watercolours on leaving School and enjoys the challenge of helping others achieve their abilities in Visual Arts. Many of her students are now themselves ‘Award Winning’ artists.
Gillian is happy to teach on a one-to-one Status or to any sized group. Contacts are below.
About Gillian Peebles
Jan is an active member of the Watercolour Society of WA, AGRA, and BASA, and MHOS (Mundaring Hills Open Studios), as well as the Wildflower Society of WA. A long-time Gidgegannuppian, she paints the natural world in watercolours and enjoys “urban sketching”. Former Premier, Colin Barnett, twice used her paintings of local wildflowers on his Christmas cards, and her paintings have been finalists in the Mortimore Prize for Realistic Painting, and the inaugural Splash Award for Contemporary Watercolour, and have won prizes in local art exhibitions. Jan travelled to China, Italy and India with the WSWA, for exhibitions. The recent fires in Gidgegannup have presented a further challenge!
Jan can organise workshops and classes to suit groups, and is happy to travel in the metro area (and beyond!).
About Jan Pittman
0408 024 854
Tutor with 20+ years experience in watercolour and drawing classes at Claremont School of Art, Atwell Gallery for 10 years and for the past seven years in her studio in Canning Vale.
Jude will tutor your group in rural WA on request and in 2023 will be tutoring a watercolour workshop in the Kimberley, WA dates TBA.
Past international venues include 2 years in Ubud, Bali, workshops in Tuscany and in 2023 The French Pyrenees, South West France, see link below.
Regular classes are held in Jude’s studio every Thursday 9.30am-12.00pm and 1.00pm-3.30pm.
About Jude Scott
Jude Scott Channel
2023 Painting Holiday in France with Jude
June is available for demonstrations and workshops on request.
About June Sullivan
0407 439 453
Anastasia is teaching watercolour beginners course at Mosaica Cultural Learning Centre every second Saturday. To join the group please contact Anastasia by email.
Anastasia is running Watercolour Mediation sessions around Perth. To see the next available session and to book your spot follow the link to her webpage below.
Mosaica Cultural Learning Centre
0452 410 002
Anastasia Wright Art
About Renata Wright
0450 524 229
Renata Wright Art
The Orange Palette
1a/31 Berriman Dr, Wangara WA 6065
Aurelie is available for workshops and private tuition in Mosman Park – drawing, painting all media, all subjects, including portraiture.
About Aurelie Yeo
0403 940 699
Jane Zandi Art