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Cheshire artist Allie’s watercolour paintings depict her love of nature.

‘The delights of watercolour painting never fail to enthral me. There is transparency, fluidity & spontaneity. Working intuitively wet in wet, I enjoy the excitement of expressing characteristics and features that inspire me”.

Allie graduated as an illustrator, however, over recent years she loves the freedom of working as a watercolour artist based in Cheshire – creating paintings by season, evocative seascapes, landscapes, florals and wildlife.

Allie runs watercolour & sketching workshops from her airy studio gallery set in beautiful surroundings, Arley Hall & Gardens and also Toolerstone House. Workshops are designed to cover a range of topics and techniques in a relaxed environment for complete beginners to the more experienced artist. 
Please subscribe to my monthly newsletter further down this page for current workshop information, exhibitions or to view current works.



MARCH / Mad march hares & foxes
7th or 21st at Toolerstone.
10th 10-3pm & 11th 10-12pm at my Gallery Studio.
APRIL/Pond life & reflections
4th or 18th Toolerstone.
13th 10-3pm & 15th 10-12pm at my Gallery Studio.
MAY / Garden birds on blossom branch
5th Live ZOOM demo 11-12pm paint along or watch.
9th or 16th at Toolerstone.
7 professional artists Exhibit at Clonterbrook Gallery from 19th/20/21st May.
JUNE / Summer Blooms
27th at Toolerstone.
JULY / Summer Blooms
at ARLEY HALL 4th or 5th.

To book at Toolerstone please book via their website to book at my studio gallery in Swettenham Heath near Congleton or for Arley Hall, Cheshire please contact me direct

Topics to come; Perspective drawing, buildings, gateways and foliage. Spectacular seascapes.


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Allie Pottinger Gift Voucher


There are gift vouchers available to give to your friends, family or a colleague… suitable for complete beginners or intermediates alike. 

Do you have a budding artist that you know, or just someone who has everything and you are looking for that something different to give them? 

This could be it! 

Contact me below and you can let them experience one of my Watercolour Workshops as a gift from you. An experience they will cherish.

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