Introduction to Botanical Illustration with Jo Truman

_Old Man_ Banksia Serata © Josephine Truman.jpg
_Old Man_ Banksia Serata © Josephine Truman.jpg

Introduction to Botanical Illustration with Jo Truman


Saturday April 13, 10am-2pm

This is an introduction workshop all about learning the fundamentals of drawing and painting a botanical specimen.

This includes understanding and drawing the form, perspective and texture of the specimen and the rendering of light and shade.

Participants will bring their own specimen (which could include plants (flowers, leaves; buds, roots etc), vegetable, fruit, nut or cone to draw and paint.

A weekly term course of botanical illustration and watercolour will be offered later in the year, this is a great chance to try it out before committing to the complete course.

What to Expect:

This is an introduction to Botanical Illustration, participants will learn how to capture a botanical specimen through the manipulation of line, shade and colour.

About Your Tutor:

Jo Truman is a visual artist who embraces many approaches and styles to drawing and painting. She is particularly passionate about natural history and wildlife drawing and painting, especially Botanical Art and Illustration. She loves to get out “into the field” and observe nature, in all its wondrous and magical forms, texture, light and shade.

$95 includes all materials, tuition and refreshments.

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