Specialist Art Workshops

Specialist workshops designed to focus on one key element of botanic art are held during in January, over the Easter break and the June/July term break.  Learn more about botanical art and painting flowers and plants.

We welcome everyone to register for our specialist workshops however please be aware that all participants for face-to-face workshops are required to be double vaccinated.  No refund will be provided for participants who register for a class but are unable to participate because they are not vaccinated. We appreciate your understanding. 

Additionally, the Friends’ Refund Policy is provided below. 


Shells and Other Beach Treasures - with Kate Nolan

Online Workshop

Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 January 2023

We will be drawing and painting from observation to achieve realistic renderings of natural history subjects such as shells, crab claws, dried seaweed. We will use traditional media such as greylead pencil and watercolour painting on paper.  We will practice our drawing, painting and incorpoarating specific art values such as contrast, tone, texture, shape, line.

This workshop is most suitable for those who have had some experience in botanical art though all levels are welcome. It is presented in a friendly and supportive environment.

Members’ Price $325.00

Non-Members’ Price $395.00

Silver Princess Flowering Gum, Rainbow Lorikeet and Leaves - with Janet Matthews

Face to Face Workshop

Tuesday 17, Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 January 2023

This workshop will cover a wide range of colour combinations, textures and techniques that will apply to many different subjects.

Janet’s teaches with a step by step demonstration style that makes this workshop suitable for all skill levels. 

Members’ Price $325.00

Non-Members’ Price $395.00