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Introduction to Botanical Art in Watercolour - 4 weeks | Jessie Rose Ford

Introduction to Botanical Art in Watercolour - 4 weeks | Jessie Rose Ford

Jessie is a highly-skilled Botanical Artist and is only in Brisbane for a limited time in 2021. She is teaching this course in person and exclusively at Bienarté.

Learn how to create your own botanical artworks over this 4-week course. These classes provide a friendly and encouraging environment to help you build confidence in observational drawing and watercolour painting techniques in the field of botanical art.

What will I learn?

Jessie will guide you through her step-by-step process including:

  • How to draw your subject accurately
  • Transferring your drawing onto watercolour paper
  • Observing light, shade and form
  • Colour theory
  • Matching and mixing the correct colour
  • Watercolour techniques including wet-in-wet, wet-on-dry and dry brush
  • Avoiding muddy watercolour paintings
  • An appreciation for the minutiae of nature!

Who is this workshop suitable for?

Suitable for beginners-intermediate

Student painting

What do I need to bring?

Access to all materials and equipment will be provided at the studio

About Jessie Rose Ford

Jessie is travelling to Brisbane specifically to bring you this new course. Her passion for nature and the environment is evident in her work and in the numerous solo and group exhibitions around the country in which her work has featured. Her art residency on Flinders Island in Tasmania also led to Jessie receiving the Highly Commended Prize at the Re Framing Nature exhibition at the Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens that year.

What is provided?

  • Tea and coffee (please bring your own mug)
  • A friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
  • Connection to the Bienarté art community

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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