Taranaki Garden Festival

Book your tickets to the Centuria Taranaki Garden Festival 2022 today!

Discover Taranaki Events Midnight Garden Painting Workshop

Workshop - Self Drive

This workshop is designed for Beginners and Improvers. Participants will go on a, ‘Midnight Garden’ journey using acrylics, inks, foils on board and by the end of the day will have completed a stunning painting they can be proud of.    

Jayeta loves painting AND teaching! About half of the students who come to her workshops are raw beginners…and that’s absolutely FINE!   She plans workshops so that you PRACTISE all the skills you’ll need in the morning (on paper!)That way…..you can make most of your mistakes early on in the day…..but you’ll definitely improve with practice!  By the time you get to paint your own ‘Midnight Garden’ on the canvas board … you’ll know that you CAN draw/paint each element, so the intimidation of a blank canvas evaporates.      If you get stuck, Jayeta is there to help!  Jayeta has many painting tricks and ‘rescue remedies’ so no disaster is beyond repair!    As a trained teacher who has been teaching in schools and in her studio for years, she knows what a beginner or intermediate artist can achieve in one day! Her approach is STEP BY STEP, so you won’t feel discombobulated in her workshops!   All materials are supplied. Just bring your lunch and please wear OLD clothes!  

The workshop starts at 9.00 am and most people will finish their painting by 4.00pm. BUT……please allow another hour just in case you need it to finish your painting.   Jayeta always stays on until 5.00pm for anyone who needs a bit of extra time to complete their masterpiece.


$180 pp (includes all painting supplies and canvas, and morning tea)


Jayeta Valentine, 49 Huatoki St, New Plymouth


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