Classes to suit all ages

Mixed Palette teaches highly imaginative and creative mixed media classes for all ages, pre-schoolers to adults. Learn everything from layering, acrylics, oils, glazing, printing, collage etc. You will be encouraged to gain confidence to develop your own style and apply this to your work. You will be working in the most inspiring studio, which is flooded with natural light, and every wall is adorned with colour and creativity. Mixed Palette also offers specialist courses in Mixed Media, Mosaics, Printmaking and Decorative Art.


The studio runs very exciting and stimulatory children's holiday workshops. Children will explore their own creativity across a range of mediums -paint -collage -mosaics etc. The studio also runs specialist workshops for adults in painting, mosaics and print making.

Debby Waters

Debby Waters was born in Sydney, Australia and has lived her life on the Northern Beaches. Over the last ten years Debby has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally. After many years of teaching mixed media both privately and in schools Debby decided to set up he own art school called Mixed Palette- Debby Waters Art School at Newport.


The aim at Mixed Palette Art School is to provide an opportunity to explore, express and enrich the creative side of children, teenagers and adults. The school teaches the skills needed to create individual style and confidence. Students will work in an inspiring studio that is full of natural light and colour, you can't help but feel creative in such an environment.