The Magic of Flower Painting

About the course

This course is suitable for both novice level or enthusiasts dabbling into the world of wildlife art for the first time

Offering an insight to pencil sketching and water colour it focuses on painting flowers and other plants with the beautiful surroundings of the College greenhouses

Aimed at building up the confidence and improving the abilities of the artist and placing them in a good position to carry on at home with their own ideas

The main points of the course will focus around:

Explaining the tools of the trade!

Techniques of shading

Light form and shade of a composition

Working in a relaxed atmosphere, sketching some of the rare and exotic plants within the facilities and then completion within the classroom

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Additional information

Water paints

Brushes - Size 2 or 3

Please bring with you 2xHB pencils, rubber and pencil sharpener

A3 sketch pad

Stretch paper on a board will be provided for the finished painting