Paint watercolours with an illustrator

Arts experience
Hosted by Michelle
The host of this experience
2.5 hours total
Snacks and Equipment
Offered in English
Prices may vary depending on the date you select.
This is a crowd favourite. Michelle’s experience is usually booked.
About your host, Michelle
I'm a painter and designer, and live in the neighbourhood of Bears Ice Cream Company. After a career as a scenic painter in the film industry, and later as a graphic designer, I set up a design studio called Roxwell Press, making bespoke wedding stationery and building portraits. My painting style is loose and expressive, using big brush strokes and working with the paint while it's still wet to…
What we’ll do
You'll learn the essentials of the best paints, brushes and paper to buy, before moving on to colour mixing and creating expressive brush marks. Once comfortable with your brush you'll be shown some beautiful watercolour techniques, blending and pulling the colours to make an abstract painting. To practice the techniques further, you'll paint some jolly ice lollies and end the session painting a…
What I’ll provide
Paper, paints, brushes 󳀁
Ice cream 󴀁
Choose from one of Bears' signature cones or tubs
Who can come
Guests ages 10 and up can attend.
Some of the paints have staining pigments. Although the class isn't particularly messy, you may find a spot of paint on your clothes, so it's best not to wear your favorite shirt.
Where we’ll be
We'll be painting in an Icelandic ice cream shop, famous locally for its delicious soft serve flavours. There's a big table at the rear of the shop where we'll sit together and get creative.
£40 per person
Prices may vary depending on the date you select.