• Botanical Garden Al. Borza, strada Republicii 42, Cluj-Napoca
  • Saturday, June 23rd, 10.00 - 16.00/ Sunday, June 24th, 10.00 - 16.00
  • Materials and supplies included
  • Lecturer: Irina Neacsu, designer and botanical artist ASBA (irinaneacsu.com)
  • 15 participants
  • Included:
    • Water, tea and coffee are included
  • The course is suitable for beginners and intermediate with minimal drawing experience or watercolor technique.

Description

Botanical Illustration in Watercolor – Two Day Intensive Class

This intensive class offers a thorough approach to botanical illustration in two of the most challenging themes: white flowers, and intense colors.

The exercise is suitable for participants at all level of training in drawing and watercolor technique. Each participant will be individually guided. The course allows participant to choose the model of work according to the wished complexity.

For optimal guidance, experienced participants can bring up, or send in advance via email, few of the paintings that are relevant for the topic.

All the necessary materials are available at the workshop location. However, you are free to bring your own materials if you prefer.

Botanical Illustration has a beautiful history that has reached its maximum interest in the 19th century.

Originally the botanical study was a necessity in the documentation of the flora specific to the new colonized territories, but also a form of art, one of the few ways for women to approach to the scientific side.

In a modern world, in which there is rarely time for such meticulous studies, it would have been said that botanical art is on the verge of extinction mostly due to the fact that artists are no longer benefiting from the patronage of the royal houses. Contrary to this, botanic artists around the world constantly document old and new plants, working in complex teams with botanists, horticulturists and scientists.

Today, the botanical illustration is primarily scientific and then aesthetic, it is still a form of documenting but also a decorative approach to watercolor painting.

Price 620 ron/ 138 euro

Participants who have attended the Atelier Irina Neacsu courses benefit from a 10% discount. Details of voucher code at irina@irinaneacsu.com

Agenda:

Saturday – work theme: white flowers

09.30 – 10.00 – greetings, coffee, presentations

10.00 – 12.00 – botanical drawing, shadow/ light and texture studies

12.00 – 13.00 – lunch break – meal is not included

13.00 – 16.00 – transfer of drawing to final coat, watercolor painting

Sunday – work theme: intense colors

09.30 – 10.00 – greetings, coffee, presentations

10.00 – 12.00 – botanical drawing, shadow/ light and texture studies

12.00 – 13.00 – lunch break – meal is not included

13.00 – 16.00 – transfer of drawing to final coat, watercolor

 

Between June 22nd to July 08th 2018, you can admire Irina’s latest Botanical Illustration Exhibition at the Botanical Garden in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

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COURSE LOCATION

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