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Spring Flowers in Watercolour

A weekend workshop with the artist Shevaun Doherty // Saturday January 25 & Sunday 26 // 10:00 - 16:30


Join award-winning artist, Shevaun Doherty, on a two day Botanical Art Workshop painting Spring Flowers @ BLOCK T Studios, Dublin 8.

This workshop will teach you the various watercolour techniques (wet-in-wet, glazing and drybrush) needed to capture the delicacy of spring blossoms. We will begin with observational drawing and tonal studies, and then focusing how to use colour to convey realistic light and form.

An experienced tutor, Shevaun will demonstrate her painting techniques as well as giving practical advice on how to set up botanical subjects for painting, how to choose the right colours, and how to finish and present your artwork.

Whether you are a beginner or simply wish to improve your painting skills, this friendly and informal class will inspire you to pick up your brushes and enjoy the first blossoms of spring.

The class will cover:

 Observational drawing

 Composition

 Colour mixing and colour theory

 Tonal awareness

 Watercolour techniques- wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, glazing and dry brush

 Botany for Artists



*Some materials supplied, though a small materials list will be sent to each participant

*We will break for a 30 minute lunch each day


Artist Bio:

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