SUSAN HILLIER – BOTANICAL ART IN COLOURED PENCILS

Laelia Orchid, botanical illustration by Susan Hillier

Botanical Art in Coloured Pencils
Saturday 22nd June

Taking inspiration from nature, we will learn about drawing and colouring botanical subjects in the popular and realistic medium of dry coloured pencils. Demonstrations of basic techniques will be given for those new to the medium, and tuition will be individual, so that this workshop will be suitable for all levels of ability.

Materials list
Selection of good quality coloured pencils
Drawing pencil
Good sharpener (suggest rotary)
Erazer
Suitable smooth paper, (if in doubt ask shop or tutor)
Optional
Tracing paper
Botanical subject of choice (live)

If you need further information please call tutor direct on 01726-73696

Susan Hillier is an established illustrator and botanical painter, has exhibited widely,and illustrated many books.
She has worked as a scientific illustrator for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and has painted Orchids for the RHS, from whom she has several medals. Susan is a founder member of the Society of Botanical Artists and a tutor on their
diploma course, she has extensive experience teaching art at all levels.


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Dates

22/06/2019