Drawing Workshop: Botanical Art - Sydney Short Courses

Drawing Workshop: Botanical Art

What you'll learn

Learn to draw florals and foliage with our drawing short courses in Sydney!

Capture the beauty of nature and learn the elegant art of drawing realistic flowers and plants in this Botanical Art Drawing workshop. 

No matter what your drawing experience is, this drawing class will help you step-by-step to gain the confidence and skills to draw flowers, vegetables, fruits, and other plants.  

Capture the colour, precision and detail of fruits, flowers, and foliage to realistically represent their natural beauty. Learn tonal drawing skills by mastering the expressive line and manipulation of shade. 

With the drawing techniques learnt in class, you will bring your botanical drawings to life. 

Whether you're an avid appreciator of botanical art, or if you just want to learn to draw your favourite flowers, this is the course for you! 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this botanical art drawing workshop, you should have learned:

  • How to observe form and simplify to find your starting point
  • About expressive lines and manipulation of shade
  • About a range of drawing methods, techniques, hints and tips

Course content

What will be covered in this floral drawing course?

  • Materials and media
  • Analysis of form, line, tone and texture
  • Drawing exercises and practice

Intended audience

Who is this floral drawing course for?

This botanical art drawing workshop is open to everyone - from beginners to those with established drawing skills.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • HB, 2B and 4B
  • charcoal pencils - 1 white and 1 black
  • A kneadable eraser (Faber-Castell is recommended)
  • A regular white eraser
  • Ruler
  • A3 cartridge paper
  • Any images from which you wish to work

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair should be tied back

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Elinor Pickard is a practising artist and a painter with drawing at the centre of her practice. She has a BA Visual Arts and Grad Dip from Sydney College of the Arts. Elinor also went on to...

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Drawing Workshop: Botanical Art

<p>Learn to draw florals and foliage with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Capture the beauty of nature and

...
$169 $144 Limited inc GST / $0 / $135.20 / $152.10 / $152.11
Please check materials list for what to bring
Drawing Workshop: Botanical Art

<p>Learn to draw florals and foliage with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Capture the beauty of nature and

...
$169 $144 Limited inc GST / $0 / $135.20 / $152.10 / $152.11
Please check materials list for what to bring

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Drawing Workshop: Botanical Art