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Botanical Watercolour Workshop

Fall in love this February with the art of watercolour with a very special workshop from Paper Hands artist, Holly Neilson.

Join us at MoB after dark for a night of bubbles, brownies and beautiful art, as Holly guides you through the process of mastering the basics of working with watercolour.

In this 2.5 hour workshop you’ll be inspired by a private tour of exhibition Rearranged: Art of the Flower before returning to the Dome Gallery for a hands on workshops where you’ll paint three beautiful cards to take home.

Places are strictly limited. Book now!

Included in your ticket:
  • A glass of bubbles thanks to our friends at Symphony Hill Wines or a soft drink
  • A brownie to snack on
  • Materials to make up to three botanical watercolour cards
  • The opportunity to learn from artist Paper Hands
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About Holly Neilson

Holly Neilson is a Brisbane-based freelance illustrator and creator of Paper Hands. Having grown up next to the sea and in close proximity to rainforests, Holly’s love for nature and relationship with the wild grew immensely. Throughout her life, Holly has used her art as a vessel to help navigate her own mental health journey. Her work depicts a collaboration between her natural environment and the individual; exploring the power of regeneration.

Holly’s work translates across various mediums including murals, portraiture, watercolour workshops, fine line drawings and watercolour and has been featured in exhibitions and media outlets nationwide. Holly lives and works in North Brisbane, surrounded by her garden.

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