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Art Masterclass with Beverly Allen

Develop skills,  from washes to dry brush detail and finishing, focusing on observation, drawing, subtleties of colour and light. For intermediate ...

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Autumn fare with Helen Burrows

You will be guided through an understanding of the exquisite design and colour of Autumn fruits. Suitable for all levels Materials list ...

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Add an Insect ; pests and pollinators in botanical painting with Dianne Emery

This workshop will explore techniques for drawing and painting plants and the insects that perch on and pollinate them. These may ...

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Coloured pencil on black paper with Mali Moir

Coloured pencil lovers will enjoy creating beautiful images against a black background on paper. Some plant material may be available, but ...

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Guild of Natural Science Illustrators 51st Annual Conference

The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators conference is being held at the University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, Brisbane from ...

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Beechworth Botanica

We are pleased to invite  submissions  into the Beechworth Botanica 2019 exhibition of fine botanical paintings, being managed by the ...

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Botanical Art Society of Australia Exhibition, FLORA: The Art and Science of the Plant

An exhibition of botanical art and botanical illustration in a variety of mediums, showcasing the talents of the members of ...

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Documentary on six Australian Botanical artists, produced by Botanical artist David Reynolds

Over the past two and a half years David has been writing, directing and filming an hour long documentary on ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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Upcoming BASA Exhibitions

Flora 2019 – Chatswood, Sydney  28 August – 8 Sept

Entry forms available soon.

Flora of Australia: A Botanical Art Worldwide Exhibition Catalogue

The beautiful full-colour catalogue is available for sale for A$25 plus packaging and postage by downloading this Order Form for the Catalogue and sending via email to: president@botanicalartsocietyaustralia.com. Read more about this exciting exhibition here.

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Apr
30
Tue
Art Masterclass with Beverly Allen @ Maiden Theatre
Apr 30 – May 3 all-day

Develop skills,  from washes to dry brush detail and finishing, focusing on observation, drawing, subtleties of colour and light.

For intermediate to advanced, or those with drawing skills

Jun
29
Sat
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators 51st Annual Conference @ University of Queensland
Jun 29 – Jul 6 all-day

The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators conference is being held at the University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, Brisbane from June 29th to July 6th 2019

The GNSI conference brings together illustrators, artists, educators, and scientists from all over the world in a celebration of natural science illustration and visualization.

The three-day CORE CONFERENCE (Monday-Wednesday) includes:

Presentations by top visual interpreters,

Portfolio sharing,

Annual juried art exhibit opening reception,

A lively and entertaining auction (benefiting the Guild’s education fund),

Technique demonstrations, and the awards banquet.

From Thursday to Saturday, you can select from a wide-range of activities in:

Hands-on workshops in traditional techniques,

Digital techniques in State of the Art computer labs

Educational field trips or tours.

For more information:-

https://confconnections.eventsair.com/the-guild-of-natural-science-illustrators-gnsi-2019/eofi/Site/Register

Aug
28
Wed
Botanical Art Society of Australia Exhibition, FLORA: The Art and Science of the Plant @ Art Space on the Concourse
Aug 28 – Sep 8 all-day
An exhibition of botanical art and botanical illustration in a variety of mediums, showcasing the talents of the members of the Botanical Art Society of Australia.

The works celebrate a passion for flora and the exacting skill, close observation and detail of botanical art in the contemporary context.

Capturing the diversity, complexity, intricacy, colour, texture and patterns of Flora: the juxtaposition of fragile delicacy and robust hardiness in the plant world