Capturing the Inner Beauty of Flowers in Pen and Ink, a Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew course.

Botanical art drawing
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Description

Botanical art is an enjoyable, meditative art form that focusses your attention on the astounding variation found in nature. In this introduction course, you will learn a range of techniques to create an accurate representation of a stunning stargazer lily, guided by a tutor from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 

Join Tutor Hazel Wilkes for Capturing the Inner Beauty of Flowers in Pen and Ink and learn how to draw a flower to scale to show its unique characteristics. In this course, you’ll be led step-by-step through the process of drawing a captivating stargazer lily, starting with basic botany and careful observation of the flower.

What's included in the price?

Lesson breakdown:
- Introduction
- Meet Your Tutor
- Course overview and materials
- Preparation: dissecting your lily
- Preparation: a brief lesson in botany
- Sketching: outline and tepals
- Sketching: internal structures
- Sketching: marking and shading
- Transferring the sketch
- Inking: warm-up exercises
- Inking: lines
- Inking: stippling
- Final details

Kit includes:
- Water spray bottle
- 2 sheets A4 sketch paper
- 2 sheets of A4 Winsor & Newton smooth Bristol board
- 2 sheets A4 tracing paper
- Staedtler Tradition H pencil and sharpener
- Staedtler mechanical eraser
- Helix technical compass
- Micron Pigma Fineline pens (sizes 01, 03 and 05)
- Floral dissection handout

What you will need

- Stargazer lily
- Ruler
- Paintbrush
- A white tile or plate
- Sticky tape
- Hand-held lens (optional)

Maker

David and Charles (Premium Brand Partnerships)

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

Price

£125

Postage

£4.99

1000 items available


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