Botanical Illustration Class

How to draw watercolour flowers


Liana Kappelle

Liana Kappelle

18k followers
Work-Shop

Work-Shop

19k+ likes
30k followers

3 hours 1 to 20 (public classes), 12 to 40 (private)

label $60


This workshop will cover the bases of what botanical illustration is and why it’s such an awesome art form. We’ll cover some observational drawing and watercolour techniques, as well as some tips on how to capture your botanical on paper. We’ll discuss compositions, line, shading, layering to create depth and maintaining scientific accuracy. 

This will be a fun and creative workshop working with watercolours. You’ll walk away with your own illustration and some tips to go forth and paint all of the flowers, all of the time!

Please note: This class requires at least eight students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:


What you'll get

All materials for the class including art materials and plants clippings to draw (and take home and admire)!

Learn how to capture your botanical on paper

Learn compositions, line, shading, and layering to create depth

 

What to bring

Just yourself!

If you have a particular plant you would like to draw, bring it along!

 

Location

Work-Shop Melbourne - 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC

Your teacher
Liana Kappelle

Liana Kappelle

18k followers

Liana Kappelle is a self-taught artist from New Zealand. She works in many mediums but her passion lies with watercolour. Liana combines watercolour painting with a somewhat alternative medium, coffee! She became solely focused on watercolour (and coffee) three years ago and has since become a resident artist at In.cube8r gallery as well as a constant contributor to many exhibitions and showcases around Melbourne. She has been teaching art workshops for the last six months.

 




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

19k+ likes
30k followers

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

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