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10 Jun

Drawing Butterflies – Illustrating Butterflies in Pen & Wash

Saturday 10th June 10am – 4pm

This one day workshop, with Nature's Details, Sarah Morrish, will focus on drawing some butterflies from the Natural Sciences collection of the Hampshire Cultural Trust, in an accurate and detailed manner.  Using first pencil and then in ink, followed by adding a splash of colour using watercolour paints.

Cost: £50 (coffee & tea provided)

About the Artist

Sarah’s fascination and passion of illustrating the natural world stems from childhood and throughout her life this has followed her alongside her main careers, in education for nearly 20 years and latterly in conservation.  Her work in education now continues - in lifelong learning, as she teaches courses and workshops in Hampshire and Dorset, in botanical art and natural science illustration.

Watercolour is the predominant medium she uses, but her detailed work is also portrayed using graphite pencil, pen and ink, and also gouache. In addition she is fascinated by painting on vellum and really values the beautiful qualities of painting on this challenging medium.  She is particularly inspired by the plants and species found in ancient habitats, such as ancient woodland and hedgerows.

Event cost: 
£50
Event contact: 
Christine Taylor
Event phone: 
01962 678189

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