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Learn a new project or technique each week with local Ballarat artist and illustrator, Kelsie White.


You are also very welcome to bring your own inspiration images which we can work on mastering together. Previous students have brought photos of animals, landscapes, flowers and cities which Kelsie will help you paint in the time we have, teaching you the techniques you need.

Be sure to grab a coffee or tea from the A Pot of Courage cafe and relax for a wonderful Friday session to set you up for a creativity-filled weekend.

There will be two classes running on Fridays during Term 4, each with a limit of 8 participants.

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There are 8 places available for each class in Term 4, 2022. Secure your spot by paying for the term up front.

A minimum of 7 participants are required for each class in order for it to proceed.


Morning Class: 10.00 am - 12.00 noon, Fridays - REGISTER NOW (one place remaining, 16/09/2022)

Afternoon Class: 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm, Fridays - REGISTER NOW (one place remaining, 16/09/2022)

Starting on Friday 7 October and finishing on Friday 16 December (11-week course).


Kelsie White Design's Studio, across the hallway from A Pot of Courage Cafe, Barkly Square, 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East.


1. Course - $200 for the 11-week course to cover the cost of our wonderful teacher, Kelsie, the beautiful space and shared supplies. Save $20 by paying up-front at the start of term.

2. Equipment and supplies - Watercolour click together discs, brushes and watercolour paper are included in the cost of the class.

Contact us to find out more.
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Location & getting there

Watercolour is held at Barkly Square, 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East. 

Walking: The entrance for the wonderful A Pot of Courage cafe is located inside of Barkly Square at 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East. Follow the A Pot of Courage signs.
Driving: You can park on Barkly Street, or behind the building in the car park or on the street along Princes Street North. You can access Princes Street North from Eureka Street or Barkly Street.Bus: There is a bus stop close to Barkly Square: Route 20, near the corner of Barkly Street and Main Road.
Bicycle: There is bike parking available at Barkly Square.

Public toilets are available within Barkly Square.

View the Accessibility Map of Barkly Square..

Conditions of participation

  • Please read the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House Activity Terms and Conditions. You will be asked to agree to these upon registration for this class.
  • All participants in Ballarat East Neighbourhood House activities must follow the current Statewide COVID-Safe principles.
  • If you are feeling unwell and/or have cold/flu symptoms please do not come to the activity.
  • Please sanitise your hands upon entry to and exit from Barkly Square. Hand sanitiser will be available.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres from other people in the activity.
  • Bring your own drink bottle. A Pot of Courage cafe at Barkly Square will be open if you would like to purchase hot drinks and food.
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before the activity starts to allow time to complete any paperwork.
  • If you have any injuries or issues which may affect your ability to partipate fully in the activity, please arrive early and discuss with Kelsie.
  • Turn off your phone/digital devices and store your possessions in the room.
  • A maximum of 8 participants will be able to take part in each session of this activity.
  • Tickets are not transferable.


Please call Ballarat East Neighbourhood House on 0422 612 052 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are having trouble booking or paying for this activity, we are very happy to find a solution that will work as we want everyone interested to be able to participate.