Paper Brush Studio organizes different courses during the year!



- 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 Fundamentals in Illustration

- Six week course -

Join the Paper Brush in this six week illustration course at our Amsterdam studio! 

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 19:00 pm to 22:00 pm.
22nd, 29th of October and 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th of November.

Watercolour botanicals

-Weekend Course -

During this 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!

Saturday and Sunday 23rd and 24th of November, from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm


The Open Draw

The Open Draw is a social event that has been part of the Amsterdam art scene since 2013. Angela & Aafke (founders of Paper Brush Studio) actually met at one of these events. From September 2018 the Open Draw is now officially part of the Paper Brush Family!

What is The Open Draw? It’s a night to relax, enjoy the freedom of using a large amount of art materials and getting to know new people!

If you’d like to know more about what is The Open Draw, click on the link below.


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Paper & Brush offers fun and creative workshops for adults. The workshops can be customised to the clients' specific needs and interests.