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Botanical watercolour (Adults 16+ years)


Thursday 18 August from 10am to 12pm


Adult: $25.00

Explore botanical art with the beautifully fluid medium of watercolor in this 2-hour introductory program for students 16 years and over.

Students will explore the details of leaves, flowers and seed pods to create their own botanical inspired artwork.

This fun course for beginners explores the basics of botanical art using watercolour, pencil and ink. Students will learn formal watercolour painting techniques such as washes, blooming and staccato dry brushing.

We will complete some fun painting exercises and play with this versatile medium to explore ways to represent objects from nature.

Learn some simple tips and tricks to create the illusion of texture, tone and form. Explore transparent and opaque layering to make your work pop!

  • Intimate class size: maximum 10 students 

  • Level: designed for beginner level students 

  • Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes 

  • Bring: yourself – all materials provided

Covid-safe information

The health and safety of everyone at City of Sydney venues is our top priority.

If you plan to visit, you must be familiar with the procedures in place and follow Covid-safe rules during your visit. See our website for the most up-to-date entry requirements and what to expect when visiting.

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