Course Code: RE50019
Start Date: 20/09/2019Day of the Week:
Length in weeks: 30
Time: 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Tutored by an award-winning Botanical Artist, this course will provide a complete introduction to illustrating flowers and plants according to the disciplines required for Botanical Illustrations. The course will cover: drawing skills, basic botany, note taking, layout and composition, mixing and applying colour and presentation of finished pieces. There will also be practical demonstrations and exercises to help develop all the necessary skills. Subjects will be taken from living specimens whenever possible according to availability and season. Although some previous experience is preferable the structure of the course will make it possible for complete beginners to participate. Materials can be purchased as required throughout the course. Please also be aware that to get the most out of the course students should be prepared to carry out some work in their own time.