Paper Brush Studio offers a variety of creative workshops on a weekly basis for adults, as well as illustration courses.

We focus on illustration, ranging from the realistic to the more edgy and expressive. 
At our workshops and courses you can learn techniques such as: watercolours, ink and mixed media. 

Our studio is located at Amsterdam Oost in front of a cute park - a perfect location to get inspired! 

To know more, take a look at our workshop calendar!



special guests

From 2020, we will invite many artists and illustrators to come to Amsterdam and teach at our space. In these intensive workshops you will get to push your skills to the next level with the guidance of amazing professionals!
For now Beatrice Blue, Dani Diez and Agnes Cecile will join us to teach their specialities.

You can already see the schedule and reserve your spot!

new course!

Mixed media creative portraits

- 6 Week Course -

Wouldn’t you love to learn how to portray people?

Portraits can an be a very powerful way to express your emotions and the human beauty. It is a language on its own, that doesn’t use words to communicate.

Come and learn about facial features, color, proportion and different ways of approaching the process of painting a portrait.

We will start with the basics and build up, all levels welcome!

Dates: 6 days - Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm.
26th of October and 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th of November.



watercolour botanicals!

During this weekend course you will learn, step by step, the process of creating botanical illustrations while learning the basics of watercolour.

Using a beautiful colour palette and fresh flowers you will explore the world of botanical art; texture, colours, light, shadow and composition. Then, you will combine the knowledge to create a botanical watercolour illustration ready to hang on the wall!

Dates: Weekend - Saturday and Sunday 23rd and 24th of November, from 14:30 to 18:30

watercolour foundamentals in illustration

-Six Week Course-

This workshop will teach you the process of creating watercolour illustrations, from the sketch to the final piece. You will learn how to draw from your imagination, and create beautiful illustrations that can be used in your portfolio, on a finished product or just for fun!


6 days - Tuesdays from 7 pm to 10 pm.
22nd, 29th of October and 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th of November.