ONLINE Intermediate Watercolours with Josefia Lemon, THURSDAYS 9:30am-11.30pm



Tutor: Josefia Lemon

9 Week Term

Cost: $210



This online course aims to simplify some of the fundamental techniques of painting with watercolours and to achieve a sense of distance using tonal values, colours and shapes including composition.  STEP BY STEP demonstrations. References will be provided. It is suitable for intermediate students as well as beginners who have some experience with handling the medium.




3B pencil, kneadable rubber, watercolour palette with large enough mixing area compartments, 2 water containers, 1 roll toilet tissue, 1 old towel, 1 kitchen sponge, painting board (about A3 size) and a small box (plastic, about 6 cm in height) to prop up the board in an angle (tilted 30 degrees).


COLOURS (Artists Quality IF POSSIBLE):  Alizarin Crimson, Prussian Blue, Cobalt Blue, Cerulean Blue, Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Sepia, Quinacridone Gold. OPTIONAL COLOURS:  French Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Umber, Sap Green.


BRUSHES:  Good quality eg. Squirrel brushes (Raphael) – Size 3 and Size 1; and 1 synthetic liner – long hair (size 4 or 6)


PAPER: 300 gram watercolour paper, medium texture (cold pressed) or watercolour pad. Suggested brands:  Saunders-Waterford or Arches


Contact the gallery at to discuss pro-rata rates as students can join the class after the term starts


ONLINE Intermediate Watercolours with Josefia Lemon, THURSDAYS 9:30am-11.30pm

  • Josefia is a figure/portrait/landscape painter in oils and watercolour, and she teaches watercolour workshops. In the early 1990s her first workshop at the Mitchell School of Creative Arts, was instrumental in her decision to pursue a new career in art. After a period of full-time work and part-time study, she  enrolled full-time at the Julian Ashton Art School in 1996. In 1997 she was awarded the Thea Proctor Scholarship and completed a Diploma of Fine Art in 1999.

    Her passion include painting watercolour landscape, portraiture and figurative work in oils.She chooses every aspect of the painting, creating her own settings, moods and colours to suit the particular story/scene she has in mind.

    She has won over 45 prizes and awards in oils and watercolour including, the most recent awards:

    Highly Commended – 2012 Blacktown City Art Prize

    Highly Commended – 2013 Hunters Hill Art Prize

    First Prize in Miniature – 2013 Sydney Royal Arts and Crafts Show


    As well as annual participation in the Julian Ashton Art School Students and Teachers Exhibitons and the Australian Watercolour Institute’s exhibitions,she has exhibited in:


    • The Australian Watercolour Institute’s Grand Festival of Asian Watercolor Painting, Busan Biennale, Korea in 2008 and 2010


    • The IX Watercolor International Biennial, Mexico in 2010-2011


    • Tradition and Transformation: Taiwan-Australia Watercolour Exhibition, Taichung City, Taiwan in 2012.
    • Member of Portrait Artists Australia since 2002


      Member of the Australian Watercolour Institute since 2004.

      Member of the Australian Watercolour Institute since 2004.



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