Christmas Card Making

Art Workshop £22.00

Date: 6 December 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Location: Online (Zoom)

Workshop Description:

Let’s paint Christmas cards together! Your friends will be impressed by your creative efforts this year no doubt 😉

We’ll start the workshop by looking at example artwork on Christmas cards for inspiration followed by a practical tutorial by Flora (your tutor) looking at watercolour, gouache and mixed media painting techniques to depict round reflective objects (bobbles), christmas trees and presents. Then on to painting practice for the day.


I will send you a document with:

– Inspiration photos of Christmassy things

-Christmas card examples you can draw inspiration from.

-Calligraphy/letters guide (to add text if you choose)


*All skill levels are welcome to this class and guidance will be given at all stages.



  • Setting out- composition
  • Keeping things simple
  • Watercolour colour and gouache painting techniques for bobbles, trees & gifts
  • Adding text



The sessions will be hosted through Zoom.

Please download the Zoom app. If you haven’t zoomed before don’t worry, it’s not complicated. A little blue camera symbol will pop up on your phone, pad and laptop.

You’ll find the Zoom link for the sessions on the booking ticket AND I will send you the link via email that will take you directly to the sessions (no password required) on the day of the workshop.

I will start the session 15mins before the official start of the workshop. This will give us an opportunity to iron out any technical difficulties if there are any and have a chat



Materials List

*Inspiration Christmas image printed out (I will send you some inspiration paintings and cards that you can use as inspiration)

*You don’t need all these materials. You’re welcome to use whatever you have handy or you would like!


– Watercolour paper / or thick multi-media paper

– Watercolour paints, either in pans or tubes / and or gouache paints / or Inks

– Metallics: gold or silver pens, inks, acrylics, marker (anything metallic is a fun touch)

– Board (to support your paper)

– Tissue (paper towel, tp)

– Rubber / Pencil

– Cup for water

– Palette or white plate

– Brushes (a variety of sizes and shapes)

– Painters tape

– Piece of clear or white candle OR masking fluid

– Scissors



– Glitter

– PVA glue

– Ribbon

– Calligraphy pen


Christmas Card Making

6 December 2020 | 10:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Online (Zoom)


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