Angela will help you develop a botanic watercolour painting, from sketching to washes and dry brush, focusing on composition, light and shade, colour and detail.
Suitable for those with some skills in botanical art and watercolour who would like to hone their techniques.
Coloured pencil lovers will enjoy creating beautiful images against a black background on paper.
Some plant material may be available, but bring what inspires you.
Consider leaves, fruits, nuts, buds, etc
Material list provided on enrolment
This workshop will explore techniques for drawing and painting plants and the insects that perch on and pollinate them.
These may include bees, butterflies, wasps and caterpillars.
Diane will demonstrate how to draw and paint them in a naturalistic way, as part of a botanical composition.
Suitable for students with some experience.
You will be guided through an understanding of the exquisite design and colour of Autumn fruits.
Suitable for all levels
Materials list provided on enrolment
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
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,
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.
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