Workshop: The Art of Botanical Improv : Southern Highlands

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Workshop: The Art of Botanical Improv : Southern Highlands

295.00

Join artists Rachel Moodie and myself for an immersive one day workshop in the Southern Highlands of NSW.

Spend the day experimenting and improvising with botanical inks, cyanotypes, nature brushes and natural spray paints. Come away with a beautiful series of artist nature journals of your work.

Early bird price until 31st August is $250. Full price $295

What you’ll learn:

  • How to create cyanotype or “blue prints” from start to finish. We’ll delve into the materials required, initial inking of paper, exposure, processing and tinting in tea baths.

  • Eco-spray painting using leaves, flowers, twigs and found objects as stencils.

  • How to improvise with nature for beautiful marks, colours and layers.

  • Botanical ink creation and mark making.

  • Creation of handmade nature brushes.

  • Painting with nature brushes.

  • Creative mindfulness and ways to step through fears and creative blocks.

  • About Ellie and Rachel and their individual creative practises.

  • Simple and effective bookmaking techniques using machine and hand stitch to resolve your creations as a beautiful series of A6 artist books.

When:

Saturday 19th October, 2019. 9.30am - 4.30pm. All levels of ability are welcomed.

Location:

Spend the day in my lovely garden and studio, in the Southern Highlands. Exact address will be provided upon booking.

Includes:

  • All materials including inks, watercolour papers and cyanotype materials.

  • A delicious vegetarian morning tea and lunch from Four Seasons in Mittagong

  • A copy of Ellie’s brand new book ‘Mindful Thoughts for Makers.’

  • A copy of Rachel’s book ‘The Artful Mum.’

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