Heirloom Fruit and Vegetables

 – With Margaret Best

Workshop series – 2nd to 5th November 2019
At Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo

Learn about these remarkable plants and how to depict them in graphite, coloured pencil or watercolour.

1st day: November 2nd – Structure and Drawing 
This first day of the series will expand your understanding of the unique structure of the plants in general with a particular focus on drawing from an actual specimen. 

Suitability: All levels of skill are welcome

2nd day: 3rd November – Colour and Composition
Turn your drawings into a pleasing compositions and explore their colours (or values) in preparation for a study. Beginners or newcomers who have completed the first day are invited to continue with drawing studies for composition using graphite. 

Suitability: All levels of skill are welcome

3rd & 4th days: November 4th & 5th – A Study
This 2-day component of the 4-day series allows for the more experienced artist to focus on specific techniques required to depict their specimen in a preferred medium of watercolour, coloured pencil or graphite. There will be demonstrations and exercises directed at achieving successful medium application in structure and texture.  

Suitability: These two days are not recommended for complete beginners that have not attended the first 2 days on November
2nd and 3rd. 

To register: Please click here or navigate to the “Contact” page in the main menu to indicate your interest in attending. Remember to include contact information such as a telephone number.

Botanical Artists