Spillane Studio of Fine Arts
Workshops: Workshop Archives
The Art of Botanical Drawing -- Elora Centre for the Arts
Location: Elora Centre for the Arts
75 Melville Street, Elora ON N0B 1S0
Date: October 28 & 29, 2017
Length: 2 days
Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with
1 hour for lunch
Cost: Members: $140 non members: $150
To register contact Bear Epp
Or Michael Spillane: 905-891-8422
The Art of Botanical Drawing
This workshop is ideal for those wishing to learn a range of skills relating to drawing magnificent plants and flowers. Students will be given step-by-step instructions on how to establish realistic botanical drawings in graphite. The drawing process will be discussed in detail, along with exercises on gesture, contour drawing and blending techniques with graphite to produce three-dimensional form. The workshop is best suited to students with some drawing experience and an interest in botanical art.
Each day will include the following:
Discussions relating to the drawing process – along with exercises on gesture, contour drawing and blending techniques to produce three-dimensional form. Step-by-step project page handouts, demonstrations and personal interaction with each student will provide continuity and structure to the workshop.
See below for supply list and flyer.