Botanical Study with artist Jan Hill on Sunday 10th October, 2021
This class will take place at the Alford Arts Gallery.
Produce a small, but highly decorative and accurately described painting of flower or fruit life in all its natural beauty. Using keen observation, careful drawing and watercolour skills to portray realistic colour, shape and detail within a pleasing composition. With a short talk to begin, and some painting suggestions, you will learn the history of this art form, appreciate the many possibilities, and with lots of explanation, demonstrations stage by stage, and frequent one-to-one help and guidance throughout, will then be given ideas on the ‘final presentation’ with advice on framing your painting with recommended local framers.
The equipment pack which is provided at an extra cost of £7 each for you to use on the day (A shopping list is also available to supply your own). Contains A4 watercolour paper, pencil, a selection of watercolour hues, medium sized watercolour brushes, palette, water containers, kitchen roll, scalpel and scissors plus lots of plantlife in as many stages of growth and development as possible.
Tea, coffee and biscuits supplied - please bring a packed lunch.
About Jan Hill
B.A. Hons, RSA Jan Hill has been a working professional artist since the age of 21, and covers a wide scope of know-how in her varied career as a designer, illustrator, commissioned water colourist, abstract 'explorer', and fully qualified art tutor for 40 years. She brings a fun, lighthearted aspect to her subjects, but backs it up with much sound knowledge of art.