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En Plein Air Masterclass with artist Peter Hudson

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Event description

Join acclaimed artist Peter Hudson for an en plein air masterclass.

Working in your preferred medium painting or drawing material*, Peter will lead the group in creating small studies, capturing the essence of the landscape and the play of natural light. Be inspired by the picturesque surroundings of our Gallery taking in views of the Noosa River and learn essential techniques for working en plein air.

In the afternoon, delve into the intricacies of creating a more detailed work. The artist will guide you through the process of expanding your morning studies into a larger, more refined painting/drawing. Learn how to elevate your work by paying attention to finer details, refining compositions, and adding depth to your artwork. Peter's hands-on guidance and insightful tips will empower you to translate the vibrant energy of the outdoors onto your paper.

*Materials: a selection of watercolour and acrylic paints along with high quality colour pencils and charcoal will be provided to allow participants to choose their preferred medium.

What to Expect:

  • Guidance from a renowned artist: Benefit from Peter Hudson's expertise and personalised feedback.
  • En Plein Air Experience: Immerse yourself in the outdoor beauty and learn to capture it on paper.
  • Small Class Size: Enjoy an intimate setting with a limited number of participants for more individualized attention.
  • Networking: Connect with fellow art enthusiasts and share your passion for watercolour painting.
  • Inspiration: Gain insights into Peter Hudson's creative process and discover new ways to express yourself.

Masterclass includes

All required materials - watercolour paint, acrylic paint, quality paper, pencils, charcoal, brushes

Light lunch - There is an opportunity to advise of any dietary requirements when making your booking.

You will walk away with

A ‘toolkit’ for working en plein air series of small sketches and a large work on paper

Other important information

Please arrive 10 minutes early to avoid late starts and allow time to find an all-day carpark.

This Masterclass will take place outside the gallery under marquees and in various public spaces along the Noosa River. Please wear weather appropriate clothing. In the case of wet weather, Peter will have some prepared imagery for reference material.


Is this workshop suitable for me?

If you have some previous drawing/painting experience this workshop is for you

What can I bring?

Old clothes/apron

Weather appropriate clothing

Closed in shoes

Water bottle



What's the refund policy?

Refund available up to 48 hours before the start time of the masterclass.

Please note: when purchasing your ticket, the Gallery absorbs all related booking fees, however, refunds will include the ticket price less the Humanitix fees (which consists of the payment processing fee and the service fee combined)

Please note: When purchasing your ticket, the Gallery absorbs all related booking fees. Ticket prices include materials. 

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Refund policy

Refunds are available up to two (2) days prior to the event.