Botanical Watercolour Drawing with Julie McEnerny, artist

Over this four week course, experienced and well-known, botanical artist Julie McEnerny will guide the group through the skills required to produce a new botanical drawing/painting in watercolour each week.

All materials are included and a different botanical specimen will be provided each week

Classes are held in a a supportive and fun environment and you will be encouraged to observe the unique details of each part of the plant before using professional-grade watercolour pencils and paper to create an accurate, artistic representation of botanical specimens from the local area. 

This class is suitable for all skill levels.

Adults (16+)

Learn the botanical names of the plant specimens used in sessions.
Learn watercolour pencil techniques.
Learn to study and accurately render a plant specimen.
Each participant will complete four botanical drawing to take home.  

Class Dates: 9, 16, 23, 30 October

Members receive priority booking and discounts on all classes.
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Julie McEnerny
Pink Heliconias  2020
watercolour pencil on paper
Courtesy of the artist

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