Event held on August 15

Wildlife Art - Beetles in Watercolour

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Event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


In this six hour workshop with Cheryl Hodges you will learn: To observe the structure and form of your beetle, referring to a beetle specimen as well as photographs and diagrams; To use a microscope to investigate and draw smaller areas such as details on the head and legs; Watercolour techniques including washes, glazing and dry brush work for a detailed finish; and How to make the beetle look realistic – shiny, iridescent and three dimensional using light, shade and colour. By the end of the workshop you will have completed or will be well on the way to finishing a beautiful artwork using fundamental watercolour techniques. Introductory class suitable for beginners or experienced artists. Entry Cost All tickets $180