The revolutionary drawings of Arthur Harry Church (1865-1937) are considered some of the finest botanical illustrations of the twentieth century. Church's particular skill was in developing techniques for examination of flowers and plants in ways which revealed all their inner structures while leaving all the parts with crisp sharp edges in his illustrations of cross-sections and diagrams.
He was also meticulous in the way he painted and developed techniques which allowed him to maintain precision in his illustrations as well as his dissections.
This workshop will cover techniques on how to draw and paint flowers in the style of Arthur Harry Church. You will learn about plant morphology and the variation flowering parts.
Tutor: John Pastoriza-Piñol
Date: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 January 2020
Time: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm - Lunch from 12.30 to 1.30
Cost: $160 members of the Friends of GBG or $180 non-members
Bookings due: by Friday 20 December
Where: GBG Large Meeting Room
Materials List: Available at the office
Bookings: through the Friends’ office (03) 5222 6053
Friends’ website: www.friendsgbg.org.au
The Botanical Art Society of Australia Inc.PO Box 3382Exeter NSW 2579
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