BOTANIC ART CLASS | WEDNESDAY 7PM | OCT 24 | 6 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: $325.00 | New student
Returning: $290.00 | Returning student Use CODE RETURNING at checkout
TUTOR: Jessie Rose Ford specialises in floral and botanical art. Jessie is a professional exhibiting artist whose work has most recently received a Highly Commended Award from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne. She has a Bachelor of Illustration, specific training in botanical art, and recently spent 6 months travelling from Melbourne to Cairns via Mount Gambier in SA, she has held 14 workshops in small towns and cities, arriving in Cairns for a 2 week Artist Residency at the Cairns Botanic Gardens. Having never travelled so far North this adventure was a fabulous way for her to explore Australia's diverse natural environments while sharing her knowledge and engaging with different communities.
Materials the students need to bring
Palette: Watercolour palette with individual wells for paint and 2 water jars
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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!