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How to Draw Plants & Flowers -- Toronto Botanical Garden

How to Draw Plants & Flowers -- Toronto Botanical Garden
 
HOW TO DRAW PLANTS & FLOWERS
 
Location:  Toronto Botanical Garden
Date: July 7 & 8, 2018
Length: 2 days
Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with 1 hour for lunch
Cost: Public $84:00 – Members $67:00
 
To register contact Michael Spillane 905-891-8422
Email: michael@spillane-arts.com
Or: Toronto Botanical Garden: 416-397-1340
                                                                                         
 
                                                             Flag Iris in Graphite by Michael Spillane
 

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How to Draw Plants and Flowers

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.

 

Miniature Rose in Graphite by Michael Spillane

See below for supply list and flyer.

 
                                                         
 
 
                                                                                                         
                                                              Flag Iris in Graphite by Michael Spillane
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