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3-day course: Botanical Art: Drawing & Watercolour [SAS22]

Art Classes & Workshops

Date: Tue 9 August 2022 - Thu 11 August 2022

Start Time: 10.00am

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Tutored by Marica Hughes, a renowned local artist and experienced teacher, this 3 day course teaches techniques in watercolour painting and drawing, Botanical Art and Illustration. Flowers, foliage and plants are observed, and step-by-step demonstrations are included with an emphasis on accurate and realistic depiction. The course is designed for all levels but some experience of painting would be helpful. A selection of fresh and dried material will be available.

CORE SKILLS:
  • Developing the skill of drawing accurately for Botanical painting
  • Developing observational skills with an aim to render a realistic depiction
  • Developing watercolour painting skills for Botanical Art
  • Tonal contrasts and textures to create a 3D effect
  • Composition and design to achieve a well-balanced result
MATERIALS LIST: 

Paper will be available for purchase from Marcia if required. Pencils: HB and 2H and plastic rubber, palette, water container, kitchen paper roll and notebook.
Artist quality watercolours are recommended with a minimum of 6 basic colours: Sap Green, French Ultramarine Blue, Indigo, Alizarin Crimson, Winsor Yellow or Cadmium Yellow, Winsor Red or Cadmium Red. A brush with a fine point is essential.

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Date
Price
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9 Aug 22 - 11 Aug 22
Price
£165.00

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