BOTANIC ART CLASS | TUESDAY 1PM | MAY 1 | 7 WEEKS
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Botanic Illustration Classes | 7 weeks
For: Beginners (intermediate or advanced students please contact stefan first)
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. The demonstrator will show how masking fluid can be used to achieve very fine detail and will instruct students how to use the NEEF ¼ Comb, an invaluable tool for contemporary Botanical Art.
Beginner: $345.00 | New student
Returning: $320.00 | 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: Quinacridone red, Cerulean blue hue, Perylene maroon , Vanadium yellow, Ultramarine blue, Indian Yellow (green shade). Additional colours, Perylene green, May green, Perylene violet, Brilliant blue violet
- Sable watercolour brushes Sizes 6 & 4. (Seniors Art Supplies)
- ¼ Taklon Neef Comb (Seniors Art Supplies)
- Size 4, Art Basics Blending Brush (can be provided)
- Size 2 & 4 Escoda Perla synthetic brushes (Seniors Art Supplies)
Paper: Arches, A1 sheet of 300gsm smooth hot press watercolour paper. (Please no black pads) and a Sketch pad (A2)
Pencils: 3B through to 6H graphite pencils
Masking Fluid: Windsor & Newton Masking fluid, (please note if your masking fluid is more than 9 months old please purchase a new bottle)
Calligraphers nib: Hunt Globe 513EF. (samples can be provided)
Palette: Watercolour palette with individual wells for paint and 2 water jars
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 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!