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State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022
State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022

22 February - 7 March 2024 Expressive Drawing, with Fiona Boxall

Original price $250.00 - Original price $250.00
Original price
$250.00 - $250.00
Current price $250.00

If you've learnt some of the basics of drawing and are ready to take that next step towards developing your own style - or simply want to explore different types of media and dive into incorporating colour in your artworks - this course will provide you with some new techniques to help you along.  Learn to loosen up and go with the flow in this fun, relaxed approach to drawing nature.

Dates: 22 February - 7 March 2024

Day/Time: Thursdays 6:00pm-8:30pm

Location: NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, ACT

Course Description:
If you love drawing and creating images of nature and want to develop your own artistic style, this course will help you develop the skills and familiarity with a a variety of mediums to do so.  Over the three weeks of the course, you will be introduced to different media, including coloured paper, crayons, pen and ink, watercolour washes and coloured pencils to render expressive and vibrant images of flowers, plants, insects and so much more.  By the end of the course you will be ready to move onto completing a major project with confidence, choosing your own subject matter and the medium/s you wish to use.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Familiarity with using a number of differnt media for rendering expressive drawings and images
  • Creating a complex and vibrant drawing using different media
  • Familiarity with particular techniques, for instance colour washes over graphite, pen and ink, tonal studies and charcoal
  • Understanding the basic composition and how to develop a satisfying final image

About the tutor:
Dr. Fiona Boxall is a Canberra based artist, journaler and writer. She is passionate about the natural world and her work and journaling allows her to focus on this.  She teaches our Introduction to Drawing One evening classes and loves nothing more than helping her students develop their own drawing style and compositions.  She works in a variety of media and is constantly expanding and developing her approach.

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

 Drawing in the field



Discount Policy: Students may be eligible for Seniors Discount and/or Member Discounts on checkout.  If you are unsure about eligibility or how to claim this discount, please email

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Class Refund Policy:  Any changes or cancellations made by NatureArt Lab for any reason are 100% refunded or credited (for use on another course).  Any cancellations made by the purchaser are refunded (or held in credit) for the total amount LESS a $60 administrative processing fee.  Special consideration for waiving the $60 fee for compassionate/ extraordinary circumstances can be granted by NatureArt Lab by writing to

Nature Tour Refund Policy: Details for refunds on nature tours will be available separately.