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Watercolour basics: plants and flowers (16+ yrs)


Tuesday 27 June 2023 from 10am to 12:30pm


Adult: $25.00

Explore botanical art with the beautifully fluid medium of watercolour in this 2.5-hour introductory program.

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 salt lifting.

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

We aim to present inclusive and accessible events. If you have any particular access or communication needs please contact Natalya Shinn, programs coordinator on 02 9265 9789

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