NatureArt Lab

Studio Workshop: ILLUSTRATING BUTTERFLIES IN WATERCOLOUR: 20 - 21 - March 2021- Beginner to Intermediate

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Learn to create beautiful butterfly illustrations in watercolour with scientific illustrator Anna Voytsekhovich! 

Our tutor: 

Anna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Ecology, and a PhD in Botany. She is a professional scientist, scientific illustrator, botanical artist and wildlife illustrator. Anna was born in Ukraine in 1982, and is an author of several books and scientific papers. She is also a well-known a scientific illustrator. In 2016 she moved to Australia and became a member of the Botanical Art Society of Australia. She currently resides in Sydney and works on a Bush Habitat restoration of critically endangered plant community ESBS. Anna is a regular NatureArt Lab tutor, and has taught a range of programs over the past two years. 

About the workshop:

Anna will cover the anatomy, ecology and morphology of butterflies. She will explore different colour patterns of Australian butterflies and explain how to paint them in watercolour.

Learn how to produce an initial drawing of a butterfly, 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. Create your own finished butterfly illustration with guidance from Anna during the workshop. 

During this two-day workshop you will also have access to NatureArt Lab's natural history collection of butterflies for use as reference, along with our binocular and USB microscopes. 

This workshop is suitable for beginners to intermediate level students with some drawing and watercolour experience. A materials list will be available to participants once bookings are received. We will be practicing social distancing during the workshop and each student will have their own table; classes are limited to 13 students. Please bring your own refreshments and lunch for the duration of the workshop. We are monitoring Covid closely and reserve the option to reschedule if required.

Date: 20 - 21 March 2021

Day/Times: Saturday and Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm


 Butterfly illustration in watercolour by Anna Voytsekhovich