Shetland Nature Festival: Diane Garrick Botanical Drawing

Grasses, by Diane Garrick Grasses, by Diane Garrick This event is part of the 2015 Shetland Nature Festival, in partnership with European Geoparks Week.

If you enjoy plants and flowers and would like to draw them, then this is the workshop for you. Day one of this two day workshop will focus on drawing from live plants, you will explore the potential of graphite, getting to grips with line, measurements and tone. The workshop will also explore how plants have been used in the past for medicinal purposes. Day two of the course will focus on painting, working effectively with watercolours and developing skills in painting.

Day One Monday 6th July from 10.00am to 4.00pm with one hour for lunch.

Day Two
Tuesday 7th July from 10.00am to 4.00pm with one hour for lunch.

Suitable for all levels of drawing ability.

Materials will be provided.

Participants should bring a packed lunch.

Minimum age 16.

Price: £30 for one day or £50 for both days.

Booking for this event is essential, and can be done through Shetland Box Office on 01595 745555.