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 the edge of the Amstel river in Amsterdam - a perfect location to get inspired! 

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



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: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of September from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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.


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.





- Weekend Course -

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new course; Introduction to Lettering! Come and learn more about lettering with our amazing guest teacher Talita Marques. During this course you will learn many different types of lettering. You will also learn about the different materials that you can use and how to get the best results!

Dates: 21st and 22nd of September from 15:00 to 19:00