You've FOUND it.

A beginner watercolour course that doesn't skip a beat.


Can't find a course that teaches you HOW?
Sick of wasting your money?
Getting frustrated with just copying?
Tired of trying to figure it out yourself from books?
Over painting 'cute' illustrations off youtube?
Don't know where to start with REAL watercolour?
Don't know what equipment to get?
Frustrated with your lack of self taught progress?


Online Watercolor course and classes teaching absolute beginners to intermediate students how to paint in watercolour.

30+ hours of classes Starting At The Start

Your instructor is not a hobby painter or a 'youtube' painter -

Jenny is a professional artist and a teacher

of hundreds of adult watercolour students and wants YOU to know everything she knows - classic watercolour, step by step, at your own pace, through her structured and levelled course. Stop wondering about colours, paper, paint, or techniques. Everything is explained.



Wouldn't you like to know how 'they' do it?

YOU CAN.

Cut to the chase - WE DELIVER

DON'T WASTE your time on unprofessional tutors.
DON'T WASTE your money on garbage equipment
DON'T WASTE your effort on tutorials that don't TEACH!
DON'T WASTE another cent on useless courses that don't
DELIVER WHAT YOU WANT!




This course costs around USD$8.30 / AUD$11.30 per hour. CHOCK full of information, tutorials, videos, exercises and valuable explanations and demonstrations.
AND YOU can contact JENNY whenever you like
AND will not waste your time, money or effort.

Your Instructor - Jenny Gilchrist

Professional Artist and Teacher.

Hi, I'm Jenny, your instructor.

I have a very successful and established Watercolour Art School on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia: Northern Beaches Watercolour where I teach my four level, structured, face to face watercolor classes. I have taught hundreds and hundreds of adults to paint in watercolour. My Live Online classes and workshops are now more popular than ever, and I've sold my paintings both in Australia and Overseas. I've had 30 years experience painting, but the most satisfaction I get is teaching adult students to paint in this most enigmatic of mediums.

I like a casual and no-pressure attitude to teaching, with a bit of humor tossed in, so that you can concentrate on enjoying the adventure. Join me, you'll be so surprised at what you can do in just a couple of lessons.

Best - you can keep progressing through further levels in the course, finessing your skills and learning new ones. The aim is to get you painting your own, full paintings.

The Ultimate Watercolour Course for Absolute Beginners.


NO MORE WONDERING.


You'll enjoy:

  • All the foundation skills taught in a carefully structured course.
  • 10 x full classes / around 30 hours of modules
  • An Exclusive and Private Facebook Group just for course students
  • Easy contact with your instructor when you have questions
  • multiple videos, demonstrations, images and lectures.
  • Each skill built on the one before
  • Cleverly crafted exercises to practice your skills
  • and all painting subjects supplied.
  • Fully explained techniques and Colour Recipes
  • No drawing skills required - templates and drawing aids supplied.
  • Every exercise, technique and painting demonstrated on video
  • An 'overhead' view of the painter's workspace - you can see everything.
  • Comprehensive, relaxed Step by Step instruction
  • Full set of .pdf class notes to keep / download / print as reference.
  • Watch this course as many times as you like, whenever you like.


By the end of this Level - YOU:

  • Will know all the foundation techniques of watercolour
  • Have had tons of practice putting your skills into real-life painting applications.
  • Have had the satisfaction of painting real paintings.
  • Won't just have to copy everything.
  • Will have a great set of reference notes.
  • Will have a great list of resources to draw from
  • Will have access to Jenny's enormous watercolour community
  • Can keep progressing if you want to



  • and you'll be able to produce paintings you can be proud of.


Welcome to Watercolour

Absolute Beginner's Level 1 Curriculum


  Welcome to Watercolour
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  Class 1 - Introduction to Equipment, How to apply paint, and first paintings!
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  Class 2 - First colour mixing, Washes, Test Strips and more.
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  Class 3 - Wet into Wet introduction, Charging, Soft and hard edges.
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  Class 4 - Fail to plan ....and you plan to fail. Bring on the thumbnail!
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  Class 5 - the No Brainer Class - Just fun - Just painting.
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  Class 6 - 4 x Small Bites - Water, Mixtures, Mud, Layers
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  Class 7 - Love that Drybrush
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  Class 8 - Softening Edges in Depth.
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  Class 9 - A Landscape Classic - Aerial perspective
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  Class 10 - Watercolour Special Effects
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Choose a Pricing Option in AUD or USD (all paypal in USD)


$340

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (AUD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

3 payments of $120/month

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (AUD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

3 x monthly payments of $120

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

$250

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (USD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

3 payments of $90/month

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (USD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

3 x monthly payments of $90.

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

$900

GROUP of 3 (AUD)- Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (AUD) for 3 people

Save $40 each by enrolling 3 people at once - Paint together, or not! see description for details.

Enrol your friends, create a Painting Group. Share equipment! Paint together....or not!

Save $40 aud each on an individual enrolment. AU$300 each person. Painting can be a lot of fun when you're painting with friends of family. Join up 3 people at once. (If you have more people, please contact Jenny on the email address below, we will adapt a pricing plan for you - PRICES below in AUD.

3-4 people save $40 each.

5-8 people save $50 each

9+ people save $60 each.


Instructions:

  • You will please have everyone create their free Teachable account with their correct names and contact email addresses.
  • You will then please enrol and pay the full group price under ONE name, with one email address. (It will be your responsibility to collect funds from other students)
  • Then please contact Jenny on [email protected], with the names and email addresses (same as the newly created accounts) of the other two participants, so Jenny can create an enrollment for each extra person.
  • After the manual enrollment has been activated, all students may log into their own accounts and follow their course at their own pace.
  • Course then works as normal, students can paint individually or together as a group.
  • Students will log into their OWN teachable account to progress through their course.
  • Course will keep the individual student's place bookmarked as long as the individual is logged into their own account.

Note: Extra students cannot log into their course until the manual enrollment has been done. Please contact Jenny with applicable details asap.

Original enrolling student can use their course immediately.

It is the originally enrolling student's responsibility to collect any funds owed to them for enrollments.

$675

GROUP OF 3 (USD) - Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners - Level 1 - for 3 people

Save $25 USD each by enrolling 3 people at once - Paint together, or not! see description for details.

Enrol your friends, create a Painting Group. Share equipment! Paint together....or not!

Save $25 usd each on an individual enrolment at US$225 each person. Painting can be a lot of fun when you're painting with friends of family. Join up 3 people at once. (If you have more people, please contact Jenny on the email address below, we will adapt a pricing plan for you

3-4 people save $25usd each.

5-8 people save $35usd each

9+ people save $45usd each.


Instructions:

  • You will please have everyone create their free Teachable account with their correct names and contact email addresses.
  • You will then please enrol and pay the full group price under ONE name, with one email address. (It will be your responsibility to collect funds from other students)
  • Then please contact Jenny on [email protected], with the names and email addresses (same as the newly created accounts) of the other two participants, so Jenny can create an enrollment for each extra person.
  • After the manual enrollment has been activated, all students may log into their own accounts and follow their course at their own pace.
  • Course then works as normal, students can paint individually or together as a group.
  • Students will log into their OWN teachable account to progress through their course.
  • Course will keep the individual student's place bookmarked as long as the individual is logged into their own account.

Note: Extra students cannot log into their course until the manual enrollment has been done. Please contact Jenny with applicable details asap.

Original enrolling student can use their course immediately.

It is the originally enrolling student's responsibility to collect any funds owed to them for enrollments.

Did they Love it?


(Of course they did.)

"Unbelievable! I had no idea what I was missing out on, I thought I was an intermediate painter, I'm SO glad I started from the start, its made a huge difference to the quality of my painting."

Marie Gunderson

"I am absolutely loving Jenny’s classes with her excellent way of teaching and getting the information across. Always clear and precise in a friendly fun manner."

Carmel Fullerton

"It's so great to have EVERYTHING at your fingertips, photo references, demonstrations, explanations, even a virtual critique after every painting, so I can troubleshoot if I've done something wrong! This is hands down the best course I've ever done, and I've tried plenty. Worth every penny. Thanks Jenny." 

- Andrea Cooke


"‘ First I would like to say, how comfortable you make me feel -  I am loving your style of painting and teaching. A big Thank you for your gift of sharing knowledge with us. It is such a blessing to be taught watercolour in our homes online! No travelling costs. ‘‘ 

  • Suzanne R.

I haven’t done much art / painting since school and I am loving Jenny’s beginner course. I’ve found the classes easy to follow and you can make notes as she is explaining and painting. I’m surprised how quickly I’ve been able to paint really lovely things. Jenny is clear at explaining what to do and is honest and encouraging with her feedback. I’ve booked in for stage 2 already!"

-Katie Jacka

But did they REALLY love it?

Su T. - Online Beginners Stage 1

2020

"I am absolutely LOVING my online watercolour class with Jenny Gilchrist. Many years ago I painted, in another medium, and I lost all inspiration and joy in making art. Through Jenny’s enthusiasm and excellent instruction, I have found it again.

Having fun with watercolour in my own home and in my own space is so refreshing. I feel comfortable and COVID-safe. And I don’t have to schlepp baskets of materials to strange studios."

Sally Lane - Online Absolute Beginners

2020

"So many things have become clear to me since starting the course with Jenny. I’m really starting to understand how watercolour works. The classes are engaging, great fun and very relaxed. Jen is so knowledgeable, patient and encouraging, and and I feel I’m improving every week." 

Jodie B - Online Absolute Beginners

2020

"WOW, that was the absolute best 2.5 hours I have had for a VERY long time. Jenny is not only a talented artist, but she also has a gift in translating that talent into teaching in a very easy to follow and enjoyable way. Jenny’s running commentary is informative, explaining every concept as she goes and I actually get it, it’s great. Her jokes, facts, hints, tips, guessing competitions all make for a class that is fun, informative, practical and very, very enjoyable. Totally recommend, if you're willing, Jenny is able :)"

FAQ'S


How much does this course cost?

This full Level 1 course for Absolute Beginners costs US$250 / AUD$340 one off payment OR 3 x monthly USD$90 / AUD$125. You can choose which currency and which payment method. We accept credit cards/ debit card and paypal. That's about US$25 per 2.5-3 hour class.


What is your painting style?

You can see some of Jenny's paintings in the pictures above the testimonials, and much simpler ones in the collage near the top. This is Jenny's style. (read FAQ further down.) You can also visit www.northernbeacheswatercolour.com.au, Jenny's Art School, and see more.


When does the course start?

There's no start date, you start whenever YOU are ready. You take as long as you want, and finish whenever you like.


What if I'm unhappy with the course?

I'm sure you won't be but if life happens, contact me within 30 days and we'll get your refund sorted. Use the Teachable contact button for this. We have a "Satisfaction Guaranteed or money back if contact is made in 30 days" policy.


Do I need certain equipment?

Jenny will definitely suggest the best equipment that will give the best possible results, (we don't want you to waste your time or money!). The paper is the only compulsory item. All other equipment is your choice, but equipment lists are supplied to give the most artist quality results.


What if I have a problem with my painting or want to ask a question?

Jenny will respond to questions. There are two ways to talk to Jenny about your paintings / painting problems. a) in the comments section under most modules of each class - you can even post pictures, and b) in your private and exclusive W2Watercolour Facebook Group (for our students ONLY. ) Here you can post paintings, ask questions, get feedback, make suggestions and enjoy the student community. Please allow time for a response as she is a working mum.


How long will this course take?

Jenny teaches this exact course in her face to face and Zoom classes. It takes her class about 3 months - once a week for 10 weeks in 2.5 hour classes to follow the class, and paint the exercise, then practice during the week. It will take you as long as you want - the more practice you give yourself the better.


Do we paint all those paintings on this page?

You do paint some of them...in the top grid are just a few of the 100+ paintings Jenny's students paint over the course, not all in Level 1 however. The other paintings on this page are Jenny's own. You will learn the skills to paint your own paintings.


Is Jenny a good artist?

Judge for yourself. Have a look at Jenny's 'gallery' on her Watercolour School Website: : click on this link: www.northernbeacheswatercolour.com.au. You can also find the student gallery on the same website, these students have been painting 2 years or less.


Is Jenny a good teacher?

Good question. Some people are great artists and not such great teachers. Some teachers can't paint for quids! You need a good artist AND a good teacher. That's the point after all. Jenny has taught literally hundreds of adult students to paint in watercolour. Her painting school in Sydney is extremely popular and has a waiting list of years. Word of mouth has been the biggest asset. If there is ONE thing Jenny hears most often, it is that she has a knack of 'breaking things down and getting the point across with simplicity and humour." Jenny thinks constructive critisism is what her students want, not just ego stroking. She knows they want to learn, and she thinks EVERYONE can paint and whatever they produce is their art.

Choose a Pricing Option in AUD or USD (Paypal in USD)


$340

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (AUD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

3 payments of $120/month

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (AUD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

3 x monthly payments of $120

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

$250

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (USD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs

3 payments of $90/month

Welcome to Watercolour for Absolute Beginners (USD)

Full Level 1 course - 10 x packed classes

3 x monthly payments of $90.

10 x packed classes, each with multiple modules, tons of video demonstrations, images,explanations, exercises, and learning points. Each class would take approx 2.5-3hrs