Floral Illustration Workshop (BRISbane)

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Always wanted to sketch out pretty florals but struggle with petal shapes and details? Do you just want to draw a nice natural flower but can’t work out the proportions?

Join us in this 3-hour compact session with Melbourne based Illustrator Vanessa Vanderhaven, where you’ll learn all about different floral shapes, intricate details and how to become a pro at sketching flowers without looking at a reference!

We’ll look at a range of fun and expressive ways for drawing in both graphite pencil and colour pencil, as well as some tricky techniques you can implement in your own floral work to make flowers POP off the page!

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Through live demonstration, we'll dig into:

- Learning about flowers and what features make them unique and easily recognisable

- Getting proportions perfect

- Basic colour theory for choosing the best pencils for your flowers

- Sketching beautifully fine details for that realistic look

- Blending techniques to make your flowers look super smooth

- Extra tips and tricks to injecting creativity and honing your own style

Tickets are limited as we like to keep each class small, so that each student gets individual attention on their work.

What you will learn

  • Skills & techniques for drawing in a realistic style

  • Applying those techniques to drawing florals from your imagination

  • Unique tips and tricks!

What you will get

Use of drawing materials during class (paper, pencils, erasers, blending tools etc.)

What to bring

All materials are provided during class, however, feel free to bring along any pencils or paper you’d like to use!

What to wear

Wear what makes you feel wonderful.

Appropriate for

This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners through to advanced. No matter your skill level, you will walk away having learnt a new way to illustrate detail and draw florals unique to you.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Ticket refunds can be made up until 1 week before the workshop begins.


Social Cut Studios in Brisbane
7/887 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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