Introduction to Aquarelle (water soluble) Colour Pencils | Jan Lawnikanis Bienarté

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Introduction to Aquarelle (water soluble) Colour Pencils | Jan Lawnikanis

Introduction to Aquarelle (water soluble) Colour Pencils | Jan Lawnikanis

About this workshop

Finally get to use those water-soluble (Aquarelle) colour pencils that you’ve been hanging onto but didn’t know how to utilise! 

Discover different ways of working with these pencils and how to combine them with watercolour paint to get the best results for your chosen subjects. Also learn about using solvents for non water-soluble pencils and how to establish an underlay to quicken the colouring process. 

After some short exercises and information, students will create a coloured pencil painting with a variety of wet and dry techniques.

Who is this workshop suitable for?

All levels are welcome.

What do I need to bring?


What is provided?

  • Tea and coffee (please bring your own cup)
  • A friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
  • Connection to the Bienarté art community

About the tutor

Jan Lawnikanis has been teaching art classes consistently for the past 26 years and tutored about 200 workshops in a variety of media. Students have praised Jan for her teaching skills and preparation which has gained her an excellent reputation with all ages.

Jan has been the featured artist in Australian Artist Magazine, with 5 full-length articles on using coloured pencils. Other publications include the Paradise Magazine-GC Bulletin, Art Newsflash, the International Watercolour Institute catalogue, the Coloured Pencil Magazine, the Australian Coloured Pencil Network, Art Edit magazine and Artwise textbook for the Australian Curriculum. Jan has also recently published her first eBook about using colour pencils, with other eBooks to come.

Her award-winning artworks hang in many private and corporate collections.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.