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6 - 7 April 2024 Lichen in Watercolour, with Anna Voytsekhovich

Original price $380.00 - Original price $380.00
Original price
$380.00 - $380.00
Current price $380.00

Learn how to illustrate lichen in watercolour through our tutorial with Anna Voytsekhovich! 


  • Date:         6 - 7 April 2024
  • Time:        Sat/Sun 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Address:   NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith

About the workshop: 

During the workshop our participants will learn new and interesting facts about lichen symbiosis, lichen anatomy, ecology and morphology. The tutor will give an examples of different painting techniques and explain how to paint various lichen textures. All 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 scientifically accurate illustration in watercolour.

Materials List: 

  • Paints: e.g. Winsor & Newton, Daniel Smith watercolour, Sennelier, Koh-I-Noor, White Nights or any other professional watercolours.
  • Paper: a sketchbook for preliminary drawing and a hot pressed watercolour paper with smooth surface. Any of the following - Arches 300 gsm, Canson Moulin Dy Roy, Canson Heritage, Winsor&Newton, Fabriano or Bockingford.
  • Palette or a flat white plate for mixing colours.
    Brushes: Sable or synthetic brushes with good points. Preferably no. 00, no.3 or 4 and no.6.
  • Pencils: 3H, HB and 3B.
  • Ink pen: Copic, Micron or any other black ink pen (no. 0,1 and 0,05) (OPTIONAL)
    Other minor things: Kneadable eraser, ruler and a clean cotton cloth to wipe your brush.

About the tutor:

Anna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Ecology, and a PhD in Botany. She is a professional scientist, scientific illustrator, award-winning botanical artist and wildlife illustrator, and a member of the Botanical Art Society of Australia and Florilegium Society. She exhibits and takes part in the organization of Australian and international botanical exhibitions. Her artworks and scientific illustrations are well known and very often highly commended during various events and exhibitions (Margaret Flockton Awards 2021, Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant 2019). Anna won the Best in Show Award at the Botanical Artists Society of Australia exhibition in Melbourne in March 2023. Anna currently resides in Sydney and works on a restoration of critically endangered plant communities as a professional Botanist and Bush Regenerator. 


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