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 Achino

Natalia is an artist, a calligrapher and a passionate art educator who loves to share her knowledge with her students. She teaches small groups as well as private students in her studio in Baldivis.

The watercolour class runs on Saturday mornings from 9am to 10:30am.

Natalia is also available for workshops and demonstrations on request.




Gordon Alexander

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 Boyle

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

Pam Eddy

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


Pamela Eddy 

0415 190 909

Cass Gartner

Cass is currently teaching Watercolour Classes at the at the Ocean Reef Sea Sports Club on Thursday mornings from 9.30 to 12 noon. 

$30 per class, casual with no term bookings.

Ocean Reef Marina, Boat Harbour Quays, Ocean Reef, WA. 6027

About Cass Gartner

Ocean Reef Marina, Boat Harbour Quays, Ocean Reef, WA. 6027


0414 714 390


Cass Gartner

Padma Hamilton

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 Haynes

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 Hibbert

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 Hunt

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 Li

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.

Jane’s classes can be regular or one to one.  Feel free to contact her.

About Jane Li



04 56 618 346



Penny Maddison

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

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 Osborne

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 Parker 

Valerie is teaching Watercolours for beginners at South Perth Learning Centre.


About Valerie Parker


South Perth Learning Centre

Gillian Peebles

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


9527 7602

Jan Pittman

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

Jude Scott

Jude is a tutor with 20+ years experience in watercolour. During that time she has taught at Claremont School of Art and at Atwell gallery for 10 years. Over the past 9 years she has taught from her Canning Vale studio.

Jude is available to tutor private groups and workshops in city and rural WA by request.

In 2024 workshops will be held Canning Vale, Albany, Morocco, WA’s mid west, The Kimberleys and Tasmania, please see website for more details.

International workshops have included several in Ubud Bali, Tuscany, South West France.

Regular classes are held in Jude’s studio every Thursday with a diverse range of subjects demonstrated, faces, places and florals. Times are 9.30am-12.00pm and 1.00pm-3.30pm.

About Jude Scott



Jude Scott Channel

 2024 Painting Holidays in  Australia

June Sullivan

June is available for demonstrations and workshops on request.

About June Sullivan


0407 439 453



Anastasia Wright

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


Renata Wright

Renata has been painting with watercolour since 1988, developing her own technique and learning from the masters whenever she can to improve her skills. She is particularly fond of spiders and nature and these are what she paints for herself most of the time.
Renata have been teaching watercolour classes in the northern suburbs of Perth since 1996. In 2019 she has opened the Orange Palette in Wangara and teaches teach five classes per week there, plus regular workshops between terms of class. The classes are suitable for all levels of students and the subjects she teaches are landscapes, seascapes, flowers, animals, people, buildings, abstracts and more…

About Renata Wright



0450 524 229


Renata Wright Art


The Orange Palette 

1a/31 Berriman Dr, Wangara WA 6065


Aurelie Yeo

Aurelie is available for workshops and private tuition in Mosman Park – drawing, painting all media, all subjects, including portraiture.

About Aurelie Yeo


Jane Zandi 

Jane is available for workshops to suit groups’ needs.
She is a regular plein air painter and attends life drawing regularly.
Jane have taught privately one on one for the last 2 years.
She is currently employed as an art mentor through the NDIS.



0403 940 699


Jane Zandi Art