Introduction to Botanical Art: drawing and watercolour techniques - VISUAL

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Introduction to Botanical Art: drawing and watercolour techniques

A two day workshop with artist Ida Mitrani

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April 2022 | 10am - 2pm

Admission: €130

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This two day workshop with artist Ida Mitrani is an introduction to Botanical Drawing and Painting.

Participants will learn how to draw plants using pencils and watercolour paint. In these workshops you will learn line drawing, measuring, shading and watercolour techniques; there will also be an emphasis on colour theory, colour mixing and preparing colour charts. This workshop will encourage mindful observation. It is a technical introduction to the skills of drawing and an opportunity to learn these meditative, mindful techniques in the beautiful environment of VISUAL’s galleries.

All levels welcome

Materials will be provided by VISUAL.

Tea, Coffee and Lunch will be provided by Lennon’s on both days.

Saturday 9 April – 10am – 2pm

Sunday 10 April – 10am – 2pm

About the Artist

Ida Mitrani is a multidisciplinary artist and art educator currently living in the Beara peninsula, in West Cork. She received a First class honours Masters degree in Art and Process from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 2021 and a BA in Fine Art from the Institute of Art and Design & Technology Dun Laoghaire in 2003.

Her most recent group exhibitions include 'With Other Matter' in Roscommon Arts Center, ‘Woman in the Machine’ in Visual Carlow, and in GOMA, Waterford. Her work is included in a number of publications and is now part of the public collection in the National Library in Dublin, the National Archives of Ireland, and the Arts Office in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown. Recent awards include the Arts for Health Learning residency supported by Cork County Council and Creative Ireland; the Dublin City Arts office residential space 2022.

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