Botanical Illustration – Part 2
Learn how to illustrate directly from nature. This course builds on the skills and techniques introduced in Botanical Illustration Part 1 . Using seasonal plants, flowers and fruit, this course will explore the stages of producing a botanical illustration from research and initial drawings to composition ideas, watercolour techniques and finishing touches. If you have not completed Part 1, some previous observational drawing and watercolour experience would be useful.
What topics are covered?
The stages used to produce a comprehensive botanical watercolour study. How to research and record the plant ready for painting. Colour mixing and matching. Dos and donts of composing a botanical study. Putting together a final botanical painting.
Who is the course aimed at?
Anyone with an interest in the subject and if you have not completed Part 1, some previous observational drawing and watercolour experience would be useful.
How will I learn?
Sessions will include tutor demonstrations, group discussion, study of contemporary botanical art and artists, as well as one-to-one tuition and plenty of time for practical application.
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?
Please report to the main reception at City Centre campus (Bath)
Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I apply?You can enrol on this course:
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Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
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