BOTANICAL DRAWING

WORKSHOPS

This course is for those with a basic drawing knowledge. You will learn to observe plants by analyzing their structures using the technique of scientific drawing.

BOTANICAL DRAWING

WORKSHOPS

This course is for those with a basic drawing knowledge. You will learn to observe plants by analyzing their structures using the technique of scientific drawing.

PROGRAMME OF THE WORKSHOP:

“OBSERVE THE PLANTS AND DRAW”

 

COURSE DURATION

 

12 hours

 

MATERIALS

 

  • Pencils: F, 3B, 6B

  • Graphite stick

  • Mechanical pencil 0.35 (mines B)

  • Very thin marker (0,05)

  • Drawing and polyester paper

  • Hand lens

  • Cardboard and A3 folder

  • Rule

 

THEME OF THE COURSE

 

1- The botanical drawing (consult books):

 

Scientific illustration

The Society of Botanical Artists

The botanical artist

 

2- We observe different species in the magnifying glasses

3- We begin to draw: lighting and volume

4- Ink exercises

5- Drawing lines and geometry (leaves and fruits)

6- External form and its relation to other objects

7- Composition. The shadow

8- Drawing leaves in movement

9- Still life with different botanical motifs

10- Doubts and finalization of the previous exercises

 

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