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Botanical Art Textures
with Julia Trickey

This class looks at how to convey some of the different surface textures seen in the plant kingdom – shiny, papery, complex, velvety, bloom, etc. through watercolor techniques. The sessions will consist of presentation and demonstration by Julia Trickey, short exercises and longer projects. One to one help will be given as far as possible during the session. The class is delivered via live Zoom sessions; recordings will be available after each class.

Online class conducted via Zoom

Register Member $120

Register Non-Member $144

Monday, May 10, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Event Details

This is a live online class via Zoom.

Class takes place over 4 Mondays

  • May 10
  • May 17
  • May 24
  • May 31

Botanical Illustration Certificate Student Prerequisite: Introduction to Drawing, Intermediate Drawing and Introduction to Watercolor

Public prerequisite:  This is not a beginning class. Some drawing and painting experience is required to make this a satisfying experience. Please note that if you do not have prior experience with the botanical art discipline, it may be different from what you are familiar with.

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About the Instructor

Julia TrickeyJulia Trickey is an award winning UK botanical artist and experienced tutor, whose glowing watercolors depict the beauty and detail of nature. She has been painting botanical watercolors for many years, has exhibited all around the world and has received numerous awards for her botanical watercolors including four RHS gold medals. Her British Flora illustrations have been seen on Royal Mail Post & Go stamps. Julia is an experienced tutor, teaching regular classes in the beautiful historic English city of Bath as well as leading workshops for botanical art groups a far afield as Moscow, New York and Transylvania. She has written practical articles for national magazines as well as self-published various botanical art resources (available through her Etsy shop).