About this event
This lecture and all our classes are now ‘pay what you can’ so that we can reach those of you who are financially struggling during CV19. We suggest a donation of £15 but if you can’t afford that, we get it
Join London Drawing Group as we step inside the magical world of BOTANY for a summer-term special exploring the history of the heroic women artists, explorers, and scientists who helped forge how we see the world around us!
Drawing from both the rich history of female presence Botanical Art, as well as the inspiring stories of women botanical explorers through the ages, this class will be an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the work of artists such as Maria Sybilla Merian, Marianne North, Rachel Ruysch and others!
The session will comprise a short visual lecture during which you will be able to make quick sketches if you choose from your own collections of plants or found leaves and flowers, then students will be led in some basic watercolor techniques and exercises to help you create your own Botanical Paintings!
This will truly be a unique class and we are very excited to get drawing with you all!
YOU WILL NEED A variety of plants, flowers, leaves, or dried flowers to work from! You don’t need too many, just enough to make an interesting arrangement, but if you’re really caught short, just one or two houseplants or whatever you can collect from outside will be absolutely fine.
WATERCOLOURS OR GOUACHE
A VARIETY OF BRUSHES, FROM MOP HEADED TO THIN DETAIL BRUSHES
Date and time
Thu, 15 Jul 2021, 23:00 –
Fri, 16 Jul 2021, 01:00 IST