24 March 2024, Leaf Litter in Ink - with Jessica Riese
Create your own beautiful pen and ink art cards of Australia's unique pods and seeds in nature with Jessica Riese.
Dates: 24 March 2024
Day/Times: Sunday 9.30am - 3:30pm
Studio: NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith
About the course:
This workshop is perfect for beginner artists, or those who want to build their confidence and make some fun, expressive art. If you have attended other ink classes, then this is a chance to continue practicing and developing your skills in inks. No prior experience is necessary.
Our focus will be on leaf litter and the wonderful shapes and textures we can find in nature. Create a beautiful series of postcard sized artworks that could be used for cards or miniature art works with Jessica's guidance on the use of brightly coloured inks!
(Students are requested to bring their own drinks/snacks. There is a cafe within a short walk from the Studio).
- Learn how to draw a range of seeds and pods
- Draw with more speed and confidence
- Have fun experimenting with new media and bright colours
- Produce finished art pieces of your choice
Experience/prerequisites: This course is suitable for beginners aged 16+.
Materials: A materials list will be available after booking, but all inks are included in the workshop. Please ensure you check your junk mail and spam folders so you don't miss our emails!
About your tutor:
Jessica is a bird-enthusiast, molecular biologist and science communicator who has been drawing for as long as she can remember. She loves experimenting with new media, painting with bright colours and using expressive lines.
Jessica has been with NatureArt Lab for the past two years, and prior to that has had four years of experience as a graphic designer and freelance artist, while completing her undergraduate and post-graduate degrees. Jessica has worked in an extensive range of mediums, including – but not limited to – watercolour, inks, coloured pencil, chalk pastels and oil paints. She also has a passion for nature and the great outdoors, and is constantly inspired by the world around her.
NatureArt Lab Awards:
- 2022, Telstra Best of Business Award Winner for Promoting Sustainability, ACT
- 2024, Telstra Best of Business Award Winner for Building Communities, ACT