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30th May Botanical Painting - Orchids with Karen Green
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Botanical Painting ~ Orchids with Karen Green in watercolour

Saturday 30th May 2020

10am – 4pm Attic Studio

All abilities welcome

Working from a live orchid plant, you will learn how to compose, draw from observation and paint in detail, using water-colour, to create a finished botanical painting reflecting an understanding of the subject whilst capturing the beauty of the flower.

With Karen’s experience as a Botanical Artist you will be guided, with one to one support and class demonstrations, to mix colours carefully to match what you see, explore light and shadows and learn a little botany on orchids, exploring their structure to aid with the drawing.

During the session you will familiarize yourself with the materials and tools needed for botanical art and the techniques used, slowly building up layers of paint to create luminosity and depth.

About Karen

Karen has been working as a professional artist for nearly 10 years and has taught botanical art workshops locally since 2016. Receiving a First-class honours degree at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, she went on to work as a primary school teacher for several years before resigning to focus more on her art career. She now exhibits her work regularly in shared and solo shows.

She refers to herself as a botanical artist rather than illustrator as, although she paints with intricate detail, retaining the technical accuracy of the plant, her paintings place more emphasis on the aesthetics and artistry.

www.karegreenart.com facebook/karengreenart insta/karengreenart

Recommended Equipment List

The shop will be open from 9am, so you will have time to purchase materials before the workshop. Our staff can offer you any advice you need.

Paper:

-Hot pressed watercolour paper – roughly A4 or A3 size, 300gsm – one sheet for your painting and a bookmark size piece for testing colours.

Sketchbook options:

The Langton A4 Daler Rowney, mould made, acid free £10.00

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/daler-rowney-langton-watercolour-paper-pad-a4-rough.ir

- RK Burt Botanical Fat Pad Ultra Smooth specialist pad £18.50

- Pegasus Art A4 landscape NOT 300gsm pad £7.08

- The Langton A4 Daler Rowney, Hot pressed smooth £11.40

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/daler-rowney-langton-watercolour-paper-pads-hot-pressed.ir

There is plenty of choice in the shop which Karen can guide you to. Large sheets of hot-pressed watercolour paper can be bought in the shop which can be cut down to size.

Watercolour Paints:

- 5ml tubes or pans or a basic set

- Karen recommends Winsor & Newton, professional range or student quality Cotman range

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/winsor-newton-watercolours-individual-colours-in-5ml-tubes.ir

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/cotman-watercolour-8ml-tubes.ir

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/cotman-watercolour-sketchers-pocket-box-12-half-pans.ir

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/winsor-newton-artist-watercolour-metal-box-set-12x5ml.ir

Suggested colours:

Lemon yellow, Cadmium yellow, Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Sap green, Hooker’s green, Yellow ochre, Burnt Umber, Prussian Blue, Paynes Gray.

For the orchid workshop: Permanent rose, Purple lake, Rose madder. These can be bought on the day depending on the flower you choose to paint.

Brushes:

- Watercolour sable or synthetic paintbrushes with fine points – suggested sizes 2, 4 and 6

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/da-vinci-series-11-maestro-kolinsky-red-sable-round-watercolour-brush.ir

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/da-vinci-series-5570-cosmotop-nova-multiuse-synthetic-brush-round-short-handles.ir

- Small paint palette or white ceramic plate

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/jakar-daisy-shape-porcelain-palette-15cms-diametre.ir

- Pencils HB, 2B – sharp!

- Pencil sharpener

- Putty rubber, Ruler, Kitchen roll, Water pot

A packed lunch and water – there is no café at Griffin Mill. Tea & coffee will be provided throughout the day. All attendees receive 5% off in our shop adjacent to Studio One at Pegasus Art.

Please take care to check our Terms & Conditions in relation to our cancellation policy:

https://www.pegasusart.co.uk/terms-and-conditions.irs#workshopterms

Delivery

Delivery

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

In light of the current situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are temporarily closing the physical shop from Saturday 21st March. We are still operating online and telephone orders and will continue to send out art supplies to you during this time.

Free UK Mainland delviery on small packet items under £50.

Free UK Mainland delivery on orders over £50.

Telephone: 01453 886 560 Email: info@pegasusart.co.uk

You can read further details and keep up to date with our temporary changes here.

Free UK Mainland delivery on small packet items under £50.

Free UK Mainland delivery on orders over £50.

Delivery is charged as priced on each order (*International delivery exceptions apply).

Standard Delivery: We aim to process and dispatch orders within two days. However at peak times this may not always be possible so please allow 3-5 days for processing.

If you are unavailable when our delivery partner tries to deliver your order, they will usually try to deliver again the next working day or they will drop a card in to offer you a collection from a local collection point. If you should refuse delivery of goods, or are not available to accept the delivery on both delivery attempts, you will be required to cover any extra costs incurred.

See full delivery information and pricing here.

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Please contact us by phone or email on info@pegasusart.co.uk. This is so one of our staff can determine whether you would like to return the product for a refund or exchange the product.

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