The Scottish Society of Botanical Artists (SSBA) is pleased to offer Introductory and Intermediate botanical art courses at Crichton Central for both beginners and those with some experience. The courses are open to SSBA members, other individuals and art groups in the south and north of Scotland. There will be 8 courses, with 12 places available on each course.
Introductory courses will be held Friday 14th October to Sunday 16th October 2022, Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2023
Intermediate courses will be held Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2023, Friday 14th April to Sunday 16th April 2024
Course Overviews The Introductory course is for anyone interested in exploring Botanical Art and although watercolour experience is not essential it would certainly help. Over the weekend you will be introduced to:
The Intermediate course is aimed at helping the participants to further develop their botanical art skills and some previous experience is necessary. It will cover different techniques used in botanical painting, such as dry brush work, stippling, fine detail, enlarging subjects, etc. Over the weekend you will:
Both courses will comprise group demonstrations followed by personal practice. Individual guidance will also be given as required. A list of materials required for each course will be sent out when you are accepted onto the course.
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