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Botanic Illustration Classes | 7 weeks 

TUESDAY: 10am -12pm  Starting: 16 October - 4 December (no class Nov 6)
Tutor: Mali Moir
Where: 98 Hudsons Road, Spotswood (2 min walk from train station)

​For: Beginners, intermediate and advanced students.

Do you find beauty and intrigue in the plant world, and wish you could recreate this with art?

In this seven week botanic illustration course you will be guided in an encouraging atmosphere through the fundamentals of botanical art. Areas of focus will include materials, drawing, shading, watercolour painting and brush techniques, along with helping to develop and hone your observational skills. Techniques that cover drawing, composition, colour theory will be offered in class. 

Beginner: $375.00 | New student 

Returning: $345.00 | Returning student use CODE RETURNING at checkout

TUTOR: Mali Moir

Mali Moir began her career as botanical artist in 1993 at the National Herbarium of Victoria. Combining botanical and horticultural knowledge with artistic skills Mali has contributed pen and ink drawings for Flora of Victoria, Flora of Australia, Mulleria and other scientific publications. She has been teaching botanical illustration in association with the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, at private art groups and conducts workshops in Victoria, interstate and overseas.

Materials the students need to bring

Paints: (Windsor & Newton) Windsor Lemon, Windsor Yellow Deep, Scarlet Lake, Permanent Rose, Cerulean Blue and Ultramarine.


  • No: 2, 4, 6 watercolour brush with fine point. If you can afford, the sable brushes are the best, otherwise synthetic brushes are okay to start with. (Not hog hair brushes)

Paper: A4 sheets of 300gsm smooth hot press watercolour paper. Arches preferred. Sketch pad max A3 size.

Pencils: 3B through to 6H graphite pencils. Pencils available in the studio as well.

Masking Fluid: Windsor & Newton Masking fluid. Masking fluid and nip pens are also available in the studio.

Palette: Watercolour palette with individual wells for paint and 2 water jars. (water jars, paper towel, masking tape are available in the studio as well)

Contact Stefan for questions or full list materials

Terms & Conditions Due to the nature of running the classes we can not give refunds or transfer your class to next term, unless classes are cancelled. Please make sure you have selected the correct date before booking and if for some reason you can not make the class/workshop you can send a friend in stead!

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