with Anastasia Maximova
Young artists are kindly invited to participate in a fascinating botanical session. Join us to discover the world of watercolour enchantment, loveliness of native flowers and surprises from the Easter bunny. Positive emotions, new experience and a wonderful creative environment are guaranteed.
Participants will start and finish their projects, enhancing their observation, arts and creative skills. Through this process, their interest and awareness of environmental sustainability will be encouraged.
Ages 8 -17 years
Saturday 15 April 2023
10 am to 12 pm
Anastasia is a botanical artist, tutor, and researcher, exploring arts-based environmental education. She provides workshops with a focus on the history of botanical art, the peculiarities of its graphite, ink, and watercolor techniques, and the interconnection between contemporary Botanical Art and environmental sustainability. Anastasia is a member of the Botanical Art Society of Australia, the Association of British Botanical Artists, the American Society of Botanical Artists, and the international Society of Botanical Artists. She has actively participated in national and international art exhibitions, including a project “Botanical Art Worldwide” and a variety of socio-cultural projects, devoted to plant biodiversity conservation. The recent one is the art story on the Mangroves of Australia, which is being displayed in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew in support of the United Nations 26th Climate Change Conference – COP26-Glasgow 2021.
All materials are provided, please wear closed in footwear and sensible clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.
Minimum class size 5, maximum 15. Class subject to cancellation due to insufficient bookings in which case fees paid will be refunded. Full student refunds can be issued up to 7 working days prior to commencement, however individual classes will not be refunded due to nonattendance.