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LEAP Learn How To Paint with Watercolour

Please note that due to the current lockdown, we are not able to run this activity. When restrictions allow, we will resume classes. Please contact us to find out more.

Learn the basics of watercolour painting with local Ballarat artist, Kelsie. Start with learning about paint, brushes and paper, then build your skills each week with a new painting theme and topic. This class has lots of flexibility and you are always welcome to bring something you would like to paint that we can work on together.

Bookings have now closed. If you would like to go on the waiting list for this class in Term 1, 2022, please contact us.

2.30 pm - 4.30 pm Fridays in Term 3, 2021

Where: A Pot of Courage Cafe, Barkly Square, 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East

Dates: 5 weeks: Friday 13, 20 August. Remaining classes scheduled for Friday 12, 19 and 26 November.



1. Class - $65 for the whole course (5 weeks - valued at $75, save $10 for paying upfront). Please note there are no make-up sessions if you miss a class.

2. Equipment and supplies - Additional cost: $0 shared, $65 for your own kit to keep, including watercolour click together discs, pack of brushes and a pad of watercolour paper.

Contact us to find out more.

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Location & getting there

Watercolour is held at A Pot of Courage Cafe, Barkly Square, 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East. 

Walking: The entrance for Pot of Courage is located inside of Barkly Square at 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East. Follow the A Pot of Courage signs.
Driving: You can park on Barkly Street, or behind the building in the car park or on the street along Princes Street North. You can access Princes Street North from Eureka Street or Barkly Street.
Bus: There are bus stops close to Barkly Square.
Bicycle: There is bike parking at Barkly Square

Public toilets are available within Barkly Square.

Conditions of participation

  • If you are feeling unwell and/or have cold/flu symptoms or have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case, please do not come to class.
  • Wear a face mask if required to by restrictions. Check the Victorian Government's COVID-19 guidelines for face mask updates.
  • Check in using the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House QR code.
  • Please sanitise your hands upon entry to and exit. Hand sanitiser will be available.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres from other people in the class.
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before the class starts to allow time to complete any paperwork, which may include confirmation of your attendance for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes.
  • Please bring along your own materials to draw with or you can purchase a Watercolour Kit to keep for $65.00. Shared resources will be available.
  • If you have any injuries or issues which may affect your ability to partipate fully in the class, please arrive early and discuss with Kelsie.
  • Turn off your phone/digital devices and store your possessions in the room.
  • A maximum of 12 participants will be permitted to participate in the class.
  • Tickets are not transferable.