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botanical illustrations


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Learn How to Draw Australia's Fascinating Nature - Beginners Welcome!

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  • Location 1: 21 Graham Street, Albert Park, VIC 3206, Australia|Location 2 : Castlefield Centre, Room 2, 505 Bluff Rd Hampton VIC

Service Description

This is a unique drawing course for all skill levels. In this course you will learn how to draw wildlife and nature using observational and visual interpretation skills in an enjoyable and effective way. You will learn essential drawing skills that will form the base for creating accurate and stunning illustrations of subjects of the natural world. You will study native animals and plants from photo references, models, and real-life examples. No matter your level of skill or experience, you’ll gain a lot from taking our Wildlife and Botanical Illustration class. You will learn how to enhance your observational skills and be guided through the process of creating wildlife and nature drawings from scratch We will use a range of different materials starting with simple pencil sketches to more advanced illustrations using coloured pencil, charcoal, pastels and ink. Australia’s natural world is a fascinating place, being able to capture it through the process of drawing provides insights into life that can expand our knowledge and change how we think about ourselves and our environment. By the way, your experienced tutor Mara is also a trained volunteer wildlife carer and can provide you with some astonishing facts about Australian wildlife! You will learn: - The fundamentals of drawing like proportions, value, light, shadow, form and shape. - Different drawing techniques such as stippling and cross hatching. - Expert methods to create realistic drawings. - How to ‘connect your eyes’ to your drawing hand and be precise when analysing what you observe. - How to use the power of composition and the illusion of depth in your drawings. - Amazing and significant facts about Australia's precious wildlife and nature. - How to effectively communicate your ideas to create an original artwork. - Furthermore you will take home your own unique artwork capturing Australia's wonderful wildlife and natural world. MATERIALS: You need to bring only basic materials: drawing sketch pad (A3/A2), pencils (HB, B, 2B,), eraser, sharpener. We will provide material for colouring. classes run regularly, 2.5h( Hampton)/2 h (Albert Park) sessions all skill levels, age 16+ LOCATION 1: ART & CRAFT STUDIO (corner of Pickles and Richardson Street, Albert Park, VIC 3206) 21 Graham Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, VIC 3206,Australia free parking available LOCATION 2 Room 2, Castlefield Centre, 505 Bluff Rd, Hampton VIC 3188 no designated parking area,

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