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Botanical Arts: Painting & Drawing (3-day)

23-25 Jul, 10am-4pm

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Open to all adults – some experience of painting would be helpful.

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. A selection of fresh and dried material will be available.

– 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 (required by the students)
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.
* Paper will be available for purchase from Marcia if required.

Marcia Hughes is a renowned local artist and experienced teacher.

The programme is designed for people of all ability and experience. Age limits are at the discretion of the Landmark Arts Centre. Landmark Arts Centre reserves the right to make alterations to our published event programme where reasonably necessary. NO REFUNDS GIVEN FOR TUTOR or ACT SUBSTITUTION.

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23-25 Jul, 10am-4pm

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