Develop your skills and techniques to create varied textures with pen and pencil, then apply colour and different painting techniques to your work. Covers plant anatomy and understanding structures of flowers and leaves. This is a follow-on class to ‘Botanical art with watercolour – beginners’ or for those with existing watercolour experience.
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What you will learn
a greater understanding of plant anatomy
build on your watercolour techniques – wet, dry & blending
more understanding light, shading, form and shadows
What you will get
paper for drawing and watercolour painting
guidance in a creative environment to develop your botanical art passion
connect with others with similar passions
build your confidence, be challenged and be inspired
your art to take home
What to bring
pencils, rubbers, brushes and paints or your beginners starter kit
white china plate or paint palette
zip lock bag to fit you paint plate or palette
About the tutor
Leanne Martin is a botanical artist, learning and developing her skills at Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne Australia. Originally studying fashion design, Leanne later developed a passion for botanical illustration and painting. After studying and refining her art, Leanne is now an award winning artist, exhibiting locally and selling her art locally and overseas. Leanne has a strong passion is our gorgeous Australian native flora and fauna, but also loves shells and natural history. you will find her picking up the broken shells on the beach or fallen leaves from trees to study and recreate into works of art.