NatureArt Lab

ONLINE Art Workshop: Portraying Fungi in Watercolour - 5 June 22 (Beginners to Advanced)

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Reveal and portray the fantastic world of fungi, and see what is hidden from the eyes of many! 

About the workshop: 

In this ONLINE workshop Anna will explain the diversity, origin, ecology and morphology of different fungi.  She will then give a few examples of different textures and explain how to paint them in watercolour. Students will learn how to produce an initial drawing of an object, how to scale it, what to include in composition, and then learn how to transfer it on paper and produce a beautiful realistic portrait of a fungus.

After the tutorial all students will be asked to produce a finished watercolour painting of any fungus using the techniques they learned during the tutorial.  They will have 3 weeks to finish their homework and send it to the tutor for feedback;.


Date:         Sunday 5 June 22 

Time:         10am - 11.30am

Method:     ONLINE tutorial

This workshop will be delivered via the ZOOM application.  Once you have registered, you will be sent the materials list to complete the project.  You will also be sent (a few days before) an invitation to join the Zoom session by your tutor.

 Experience/pre-requisites: this ONLINE tutorial is suitable for people aged 16+ of any skill level from beginner to advanced.  Students will require ZOOM access. 

About the tutor:

Anna holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Ecology, and a PhD in Botany  (Lichen Symbiosis). She is a professional scientist, scientific illustrator, botanical artist and wildlife illustrator.  Anna started her scientific career in 2001 in the Institute of Botany of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv) and then worked in different Research institutes in Munich (Germany), Edinburgh (UK) and Rostock (Germany as a Scientific Researcher. 

Anna is an author of 46 scientific publications on lichen symbiosis; microscopic terrestrial algae; physiology, ecology and distribution of lichens and their photobionts.

Currently Anna resides in Sydney and works on restoration of critically endangered native plant communities and writing a book on Fungi of Malabar Headland National Park.  She participates in Australian and International professional exhibitions and competitions on Botanical Art Wildlife Art and Scientific Illustration.  Since 2019 Anna teaches botanical and wildlife art for NatureArt Lab in Canberra, combining art and science in her tuition.

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Image Credit: Anna Voytsekhovich