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The Seed Bank at the Botanic Gardens Canberra has commissioned a number of botanical artists to paint seeds from their collection to be included in their exhibition, Seeds from the Bank, 5th March to 12th April at the Visitors Gallery.
Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 epidemic the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show has been cancelled. This is in accordance with the advice given by the Chief Medical Officer of Australia and the Federal Government.
We regret the inconvenience to our artists and to the general public but the health and safety of everyone involved is the top priority.
Artistic Endeavour: Contemporary botanical artists’ response to the legacy of Banks, Solander and Parkinson marks the 250th anniversary of the HMB Endeavour’s voyage along the east coast of Australia. Scientists Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, together with illustrator Sydney Parkinson, gathered and recorded many “curious plants (they) met with on shore”.
Showcasing new works by members of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland, the exhibition is an innovative exploration of the artistic, scientific, environmental and cultural significance of this chapter in Queensland’s botanical heritage.
More information about the exhibition is available on the Museum's website.
Fungi is a brand new exhibition in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, brought to you by Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens. Lion Gate Lodge will host an array of artworks, including paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography and sculptures, inspired by fungi in all their glory.
This three day introduction to painting on vellum will outline the history and production of vellum with demonstrations of the special techniques for preparation and painting on this traditional medium. The emphasis will be on the subtleties of colour and the use of light to create a jewel-like painting.
She co-founded and is president of the Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.
For more information, and to register contact Foundation and Friends Office
02 9231 8182
The exhibition is part of the celebrations of the Australian National Botanic Gardens 50th anniversary and the Friends 30th anniversary.
The exhibition subject will be Banksias as well as plants Banks and Solander collected on their voyage with Captain Cook on the Endeavour.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
More information will be available next year.
Entries for this exhibition will be open to BASA members only.
Registration for this exhibition should open in July.
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This workshop is for artists comfortable with drawing plants, and experienced in watercolour, who wish to extend their skills in botanical art.
The focus will be on flowers and their structural parts.
Cost $300 includes morning and afternoon tea.
For more information and to book go to www.botaniko.org to download a registration form , or
Working with one plant subject, this class will build your watercolour skills by the demonstration of techniques from initial washes to dry brush detail and finishing, and through individual instruction. The emphasis will be on close observation, accurate drawing on paper, the many subtleties of colour and use of light to create a three dimensional painting. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students, or those with drawing skills and experience in other media.
Registration for this exhibition should open in August.
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