27th Jan: SJ Axelby Interiors in Watercolour Painting Workshop

Interiors in Watercolour Painting Workshop with SJ Axelby

  • Saturday 27th January 2024  
  • 10am - 4pm
  • The Whitby Hotel
  • $275 per person including all materials, morning coffee, afternoon tea and lunch


Discover the art of painting interiors in watercolour with SJ Axelby, a talented artist, author, and the host of the popular weekly painting challenge, 'Room Portrait Club.' SJ's background in textile design influences her passion for patterns, colours, and interior aesthetics. Her first book, 'Interior Portraits,' pays homage to the captivating interiors of some of the world's most prominent creatives, featuring a foreword by Kit Kemp, the Founder and Creative Director of Firmdale Hotels. Her newly launched second book, 'Painted Travels,' showcases stunning works like the Whitby Hotel in New York and the Ham Yard Hotel in London.

Immerse yourself in a unique workshop led by SJ, where you'll have the opportunity to craft your very own interior portrait from a curated array of Firmdale Hotels' rooms and vignettes. SJ will expertly lead you through the fundamentals of watercolour interior painting, sharing her techniques and insights. Delve into the art of mixing and blending colours, mastering flawless colour washes, and skilfully highlighting patterns. Uncover clever tricks and shortcuts to craft a soulful interior portrait. At the end of the workshop, you'll proudly take home your own beautiful painting, ready be displayed and admired, as well as an SJ Axelby x Kit Kemp print.