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LEARN WITH ME ONLINE

"Mistakes are not mistakes, they are all part of learning and should be embraced, not discarded.
If we did not make mistakes, how would we learn? Take the good with the bad on
your journey and rest easy that you have learned a great deal! "

ONLINE FULLY TUTORED COURSES

All online courses include helpful, prompt tuition and appraisals throughout. Some courses will have pre-recorded video tutorials which are held in hidden Facebook Student Groups. All online courses come with a set of extensive notes to keep.

UK and International students are welcome, except for the Peacock Butterfly Course listed below. This is due to additional customs charges applied to Europe from UK.

 

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Online Mixing Watercolour Accurately Course

£105 UK and International

Beginners to intermediate.
 

Colour mixing can be tricky. This course teaches you the skills to 'see' colour and mix watercolour more accurately for Botanical painting. Learn how to accurately mix through carefully designed exercises using a set of 16 very versatile pigments specifically chosen for the course, Winsor & Newton professional watercolours. You will receive extensive course notes in pdf format. Pre-recorded video tutorials are held in a hidden Facebook Student Group to help you. I give helpful, friendly and prompt tuition all the way through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline is on the link below.

Note: You will need to buy the listed W&N professional watercolours, 5ml tubes, in addition to the course fee. A materials list is sent on registration.

 

Please contact me to register jackieisard@googlemail.com

Link to Course outline pdf
 

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Online Paint a Peacock Butterfly Course

£65 UK

NOTE: Due to European customs charges I cannot offer this course Internationally, UK only.

 

Watercolour painting experience is required.

Love butterflies? This course teaches you how to master the detail and paint your very own beautiful Peacock Butterfly. Pre-recorded video tutorials are held in a hidden Facebook Student Group online and detailed course notes to follow. A hand-painted colour swatch is sent via post to help you make a perfect butterfly painting. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. This course is for fun and only involves a little tuition.
Watercolour painting experience is required.

Please contact me to register jackieisard@googlemail.com

Link to Course outline pdf

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Online Fine Details & Finishing Techniques 

£125 UK & Internationals


Watercolour painting experience is required. Intermediate standard.

This course contains extensive course notes with a lot of useful tips and techniques for you to learn. You will practice these, with full guidance, and on the course you will paint three small subjects chosen by yourself. Colour is key to good botanical painting so the course also concentrates on helping you with this as well as technique. Join my Mixing Colour Accurately course first, if you need help with colour mixing. Appraisals are done every step of the way. Pre-recorded video tutorials are held in a hidden Facebook Student Group. Helpful, friendly and prompt tuition all the way through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. 

Paint one small thing beautifully and you will learn so much! Venturing into a huge botanical work before you're ready, will lead to frustration and disappointment. Baby steps lead to great strides!"

Please contact me to register jackieisard@googlemail.com

Link to Course outline pdf

 

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TUTORED COURSES COMING SOON!...ONLINE

Watercolour Mixing using a Limited Palette course
 

£95 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience is required, Intermediate
 

This course will cover mixing techniques using a limited palette of six primaries to achieve accurate colour rendering and depth in your painting. You will receive detailed course notes with carefully planned exercises for you to follow. There is helpful, prompt and friendly tuition all through the course. A full course outline will be available. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. 
 

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Wet-in-Wet for Botanical Course
£65 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience required, beginners to intermediate.
 

This course will teach you the skills to use wet-in-wet technique with more confidence. You will receive extensive course notes with exercises and view pre-recorded video tutorials in a hidden Facebook Student group. Expert guidance and tutoring. Produce your very own painting with my help all the way! There is helpful, prompt and friendly tuition all through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Basic Botany & Flower studies for Botanical Illustration Course
£175 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience is required, intermediate
 

On this course, you will learn how to understand some important botany that is essential for botanical painting. You will make a floral study page with botany notes. I will also teach you how to dissect a flower and make an accurate dissection drawing too. The course also teaches useful botanical terms to understand the structure of plants. You will also receive a lot of course notes to refer to and keep. Two recommended books are suggested to accompany this course (not included). All botany is explained in an easy-to-understand way and includes extensive course notes to keep. Pre-recorded video tutorials will be available to students in a hidden Facebook student Group. There is helpful, prompt, and friendly tuition throughout the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. The materials list also details the necessary tools required for dissection (not included). For UK students a dissection kit may be available at £12 plus postage. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Illustrating a flower dissection course

Illustrating a Flower Dissection and Flower Botany 
£115 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience is required, intermediate
 

On this course, I will teach you how to dissect a flower, make an accurate dissection drawing, and paint it with watercolour in the correct scientific way. The course teaches all the botanical terms you will need to understand the structure of different flowers. All botany is explained in an easy-to-understand way and includes a lot of course notes for you to keep. Pre-recorded video tutorials will be available to students in a hidden Facebook student Group. You will need to buy a few dissection tools and I will give you a list of the best basic tools to buy. Helpful, friendly, and prompt tuition all the way through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. The materials list also details the necessary tools required for dissection (not included). For UK students a dissection kit may be available at £12 plus postage. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Drawing leaves - perspectives and foreshortening
£65 UK & Internationals

 

Beginners and intermediate
 

Understanding how to draw leaves can be tricky and this helpful course will break that confusion for you! I will teach you a simple way to draw leaves accurately and understand how perspective and foreshortening works. Includes exercises and course notes for you to keep. Helpful, friendly and prompt tuition all the way through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Beginners watercolour brush techniques for botanical illustration
£85 UK & Internationals

 

Beginners
 

Watercolour techniques are explained and demonstrated on this course with easy-to-follow exercises and detailed course notes. Additional information about mixing colour and how to use a palette. Master skills to make botanical painting easier! There is helpful, prompt and friendly tuition all through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Paint a Pansy and learn about its botany
£65 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience needed, beginners & intermediate
 

Pansies are such a pretty flowers and give us colour all year round. They also have a very interesting botany which I will show you on this course. I will show you the techniques to paint your own pansy too. Includes detailed instructions and course notes for you to keep. Helpful, friendly and prompt tuition all the way through the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Paint a Strawberry and learn about its botany
£75 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience needed, beginners & intermediate
 

Doesn't everyone just want to paint a strawberry!.... but they seem so hard. I will show you the techniques and colour mix tones needed to paint your very own strawberry. Includes detailed instructions and course notes for you to keep. Helpful, friendly and prompt tuition all the way through the course.  You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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Painting Shells
£75 UK & Internationals

 

Watercolour experience needed, beginners & intermediate
 

Shells can be difficult to draw and this helpful course will give you the skills to draw them accurately. I will teach you a simple way to draw shells and understand their form when painting them. You will paint a shell of your choice with helpful appraisals all through. Includes detailed instructions and course notes for you to keep. Helpful, friendly, and prompt tuition throughout the course. You can join at any time, there are no time limits or start dates. A course outline will be available soon.
 

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