Pick a day or 2 or all 5!

23-27 OCTOBER 2023

 Pick a day or 2 or all 5!

@ R750 if you bring your own materials – 5 days R3750

R850/ day if I supply materials – 5 days R4250

Come and learn the art of Travel Journaling at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens, Irene Farm and Rietvlei Nature Reserve.

In 5 days you will learn how to capture different textures in pen and ink, draw plants and trees from life, learn about composition and perspective, how to work with watercolours & capture the essentials of a landscape. Each participant will receive a Handmade Bespoke Leather Journal to draw and paint in if they book the whole week, as well as some Daniel Smith Fine Watercolours & Micron pens.

Time – 9 am to 4pm – we will have breaks for tea, coffee and lunch


R850 a day Includes:


Daniel Smith Watercolours

Micron pens

Pencil and eraser



Use of Travel Palette ( option to buy)

A5 Handmade Leather Travel Journal with watercolour paper if you book all 5 days.

1 luncheon at the Studio on the Friday.

Note: If you book one day you will get the materials supplied for that day.

Excludes :

Entrance fees to gardens and parks



Optional – A5 Handmade Leather Travel Journal with watercolour paper R550

Limited to 8 participants 

I require a R300/ day non refundable deposit to book a place (unless I find someone to take your place)


Monday 23rd Oct- Day 1 – 9-4pm – Sharon Kuisis Art Studio in Midlands Estate, Midstream – AM – Using pen & ink techniques to capture nature and all its textures from plants to rocks 

Lunch at the studio (for own account or bring your own) – PM – go walking in estate & practice what you’ve learnt

Tuesday 24th Oct – Day 2 – 9-4pm – Irene Farm – AM – color mixing – Capturing the colour of nature in watercolour 

 Picnic Platter Lunch at Farm (for own account)- PM – walk to a pretty spot in Irene Farm and draw/paint 

Wednesday 25th Oct  – Day 3 – 9-4pm – AM – Pretoria Botanical Gardens 

 – Draw a tree from life – lunch at Gardens (for own account)

PM- Draw / paint aloes

Thursday 26th Oct – Day 4 – 9-4pm – Rietvlei Nature Reserve 

AM – Perspective & Arial perspective in pen & ink & watercolour

– Lunch at the reserve (for own account)- PM – drive to a scene and capture it 

Friday 27th Oct – Day 5 – 9-3pm – Finishing off of artworks – Studio or Irene Farm (place to be determined at a later date according to weather on the day.) Includes lunch


To book your place – Please WhatsApp me on 0763530330 or email me at