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

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:-

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