with Anastasia Maximova
Welcome to the first part of our unique botanical art program, designed for beginners. Step into a time machine of art history and discover how flora has been portrayed across cultures and time frames, enriching your understanding of art. Our sessions combine theory and practice, allowing you to create your own botanical art pieces while learning age- old techniques.
Echoes of the Cave: Exploring botanical tonal drawings.
Colours of antiquity and sacred shades of medieval: Dry brush technique in Botanical Illustration.
Renaissance alchemy: mastering luminous colours in botanical art.
Etched in time: engraving and printing in early modern era and creating ink botanical illustrations.
The art of the Illusion: Unveiling botanical Hyperrealism
The ability to express your thoughts through visual art is like a gift of wings. Once you acquire them, you are free to soar and the entire universe is in your hands. I look Forward to meeting you!
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 watercolour 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.
7th, 21st, 28th October & 4th, 11th November 2023
Non Members- $300
Minimum class size 6, maximum 10. 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.
Tactile Arts members can access their workshop discount by entering LEAVES MEMBER into the discount code field at the checkout.