Paper & Brush

Workshops

Welcome to the workshop calendar! Click on the images to get more info on the workshop you ar looking for. 

Introduction to Watercolor - Fun exercises!
May
23
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Watercolor - Fun exercises!

Dying to start painting with watercolours, but you don’t know where to start? Have you tried stuff at home but you’re not sure what you’re doing? This workshop is for you!!!

We will go into the basics, learn some fun techniques and start playing. Be fast booking your spot- this is our most popular workshop!
Level: Beginners!

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The Open Draw - April Edition: The Zine Challenge
Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

The Open Draw - April Edition: The Zine Challenge

On Monday evenings, we transform the cafe at Midwest into a cool drawing event! During this April edition we will guide you into creating a fun zine for you to share with other members of the Open Draw community.

Why zines? They a great way to explore storytelling; the theme can be anything as well as the techniques you use (drawing, collage, paint, writing); within one evening you will have a little book in your hands! Will you join us?

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Introduction to Watercolor - Fun Exercises Vol.2
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Watercolor - Fun Exercises Vol.2

Dying to start painting with watercolours, but you don’t know where to start? Have you tried stuff at home but you’re not sure what you’re doing?

Or maybe you have been to our “Fun Exercises workshop” before but would like to learn some new tips and get new exercises to continue painting? This workshop is for you!!!

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The Open Draw - March Edition
Mar
18
7:00 PM19:00

The Open Draw - March Edition

On Monday evenings, we transform the cafe at Midwest into a cool drawing event! A table full of materials, paper and inspirational books; a bar where you can get your favourite hot/cold drinks; lovely people that all love to draw and be creative = The Open Draw!

March edition: (Optional) Theme of the night: Daily Life!

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The Open Draw - Drawing Party
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

The Open Draw - Drawing Party

The Open Draw is moving to a new location and we’d like to invite you to celebrate with us! Meet other ‘drawing buddies’ - take part in our drawing challenges and get a chance to win some cool gifts!!! DJ Ivy Van der Vorst will be setting up the right music to get you motivated!

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Bullet Journaling with Lona Aalders
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Bullet Journaling with Lona Aalders

Bullet Journaling is a great solution for those seeking to organize their busy daily life in a fun and creative way. Learn how to set up a journal fitted to your needs and start to make it look cool in your own way by learning about hand lettering, doodling, washi tape and the age old art of cutting and pasting pretty images.

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Sketchbook Workshop - Abstract landscapes
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Sketchbook Workshop - Abstract landscapes

We’re continuing the sketchbook series by adding a typical theme ‘landscapes’ but taking an unconventional approach! Join sketchbook fanatic Aafke on this creative Tuesday evening!

You will learn mix media techniques, how to choose a good color palette and to use shapes colours and textures to create an exciting illustration.

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Faux Calligraphy Workshop - Give a beautiful touch to your letters!
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Faux Calligraphy Workshop - Give a beautiful touch to your letters!

We’re constantly surrounded by calligraphy. Maybe you’ve recently thought to yourself: if only I could be like those calligraphy artists with their beautiful fancy tools. Or maybe you did give it a try yourself, but it did not work out the way you wanted.

Well, I have some good news for you. There is a way to start with calligraphy that is simple and inexpensive. It’s called Faux Calligraphy!

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