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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, Capesthorne Hall 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. 
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Tues 16th Toolerstone – Winter Landscapes.

Tues 13th Toolerstone – Early Spring Flowers.
Weds 21st Studio 10-3 pm.
Thurs 22nd 10-3 pm.
Sat 24th 10-12 pm.

Tues 12th Toolerstone – Hares & Foxes.
Thurs 14th Studio 10-3 pm – Hares & Foxes.
Tues 26th Arley Hall – Architectural Features and Foliage.
Thurs 28th Studio 10-3 pm  – Architectural Features and Foliage.

Weds 10th – Studio 10-3 pm  – Architectural Features and Foliage.
Tues 16th – Seascapes at Toolerstone.
Thurs 18th – Studio 10-3 pm – Seascapes.
Sat 20th – Studio 10-12 pm – Seascapes.

Tues 14th – Toolerstone – Bluebell Woods.
Thurs 16th – Studio 10-3 pm – Bluebell Woods.
Fri 17th – Studio 10-1 pm – Bluebell Woods.
Sat 18th – Studio 10-12 pm – Bluebell Woods.

Tues 11th – Toolerstone – The Herb Garden.
Thurs 13th – Studio 10-3 pm – The Herb Garden.
Fri 14th – Studio 1-3 pm – The Herb Garden.

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

More to be added soon!


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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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