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Sarah Jane Humphrey – Botanical Sketchbooks


Medium: Graphite & Watercolour
Date/Time: Monday 11th March 2019, 10am - 4pm
Price: £50


Using a magnifying glass, watercolour paints and a graphite pencil, you will record the exquisite detail of your chosen plant or flower. Sarah encourages a scientific scrutiny of subject matter and will help you produce images that combine Victorian idealism with 21st Century aesthetics. She will help you master the techniques needed to create a beautiful sketchbook containing your botanical studies.

All abilities very welcome.

With over 20 years of professional Illustration experience, Sarah has completed commissioned artworks for major brands such as Body Shop, McGraw Hill, The Eden Project and Bloomsbury. She also works with the RHS and won a silver medal for her botanical art in 2016.

A selection of materials are required to be brought along with you for the workshop, they are as follows:

A selection of graphite pencils (preferably 2B, HB, F and 2H)
A selection of watercolour paints
A sketchbook containing hot pressed or smooth watercolour Paper

If you would also like to work from photographs of a particular plant or flower please bring them to the workshop.

All are available to purchase in the Truro Arts shop and you will receive a 10% discount on all supplies on the day of workshop.­








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