Lewisham Arthouse, London
The Lewisham Arthouse once served as the central library of Deptford. Designed by architect Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas (1868-1948) and funded by Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), this former library is now a public gallery and studio space for professional artists. Artist studios are open to the public once per year. Exhibitions in the gallery are open to the public year-round, free of charge. Botanical illustration classes are taught by Alison Day.
Drawing from Plant Life
Begins February 9, 2015 (ten weeks)
1:00 – 2:30 PM
This introductory course aims to provide an opportunity to explore the art and science of botanical illustration. Students will have the opportunity to explore both drawing and painting plants while learning a range of graphic techniques used to represent plant material. Some basic theory is taught and, where relevant, historical and contemporary practice is referenced.
This course is taught by a practicing artist who has a background in the science of botany and the practice of fine art.
Students are asked to bring their own ideas and specimens to the course as well as drawing plants. Basic materials are provided, together with reference literature, students must provide their own sketch book pencils and colours.
All are welcome, no experience needed. This is a small class and provides and supportive and relaxed environment in which to draw.
Places are limited so booking is required. Cost: £95/90 concessions
For enrollment details and booking, contact Alison at the Lewisham Arthouse.
Transport : BR/Overground New Cross/New Cross Gate.
Bus 136, 21, 436, 321.
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