Learn Botanical Watercolour Art

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn how to paint botanical watercolour art at this online course


Shipra Shah
Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

4.8 (82)
5k+

3 x 1.5 hours Class size 1 to 20     label $149 - $219 ($149 for Class only, no box, $219 for Class and box)

How it works
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Request your preferred time
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 3-5 business days. This craft kit only ships to NSW.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the interactive class.

After relaxing indoor activities to try at home? Have a go at meditative and mindful watercolours at this unique online course and learn how to paint beautiful botanical art!

Botanical art is a unique and specialised art form that captures the colour, precision and detail of fruits, flowers and foliage to realistically represent their natural beauty.

Perfect for if you're bored or stressed at home during lockdown, in this online course you'll learn techniques for sketching an object in proportion, using pencil and watercolours.

Course outline:

  • Main principles of botanical art
  • Tips on pencil sketching with detailing for organic objects
  • How to use watercolour and colour mixing
  • Exercises in watercolours to create depth in an object with light and tone
  • Shading and detailing in a botanical object with watercolour

Over four calming sessions, you can go to your quiet place as you learn how to work with light, tone and colour to create depth and detail in your botanical art.


Knowledge required
Beginners welcome.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • Reeves watercolour set, 12x12 mL
  • 110 Staedtler tradition pencil 2H
  • Soft pencil eraser
  • Brushes: 121R round taklon size two and four
  • Hahnemuhle harmony watercolour pad (smooth), 300GSM, 12 sheets
What you'll need
Select our basic kit upon booking or purchase your own materials prior to the class.
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 3 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Your teacher
Shipra Shah

Shipra Shah


“Life makes surprises if you follow your dreams; And leads you to your true calling.”

Shipra trained for 5 years at a premier art institute and has a Degree in Fine Arts and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She has worked as a Visual Merchandiser and Set Designer for many years and has gained extensive experience in Store Planning and Graphic Art. Throughout this period, Shipra has continued her love for drawing and watercolour painting.

Over the years her works include detailed watercolour paintings, participating and selling in several exhibitions, doing illustration works and above all conducting workshops and teaching watercolour and botanical art at various institutions.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

4.8 (82)
5k+

Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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