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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. 
Please subscribe to my monthly newsletter further down this page for current workshop information, exhibitions or to view current works.



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.
Wed 29th – Sutton Village Cafe, 10 – 3pm – Bluebell Woods.

Sunday 9th, 12-4 pm, Capesthorne Hall, intro to watercolours with afternoon tea.
Tues 11th – Toolerstone – The Herb Garden.
Thurs 13th – Studio 10-3 pm – The Herb Garden.
Fri 14th – Studio 1-3 pm – The Herb Garden.
Monday 24th, 11-4pm, Capesthorne Hall Summer 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

To book Capesthorne, book via their website

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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