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

Let's learn the calming art of drawing flowers and plants, with a pen and colour wash technique.

Join this 3-session online course to learn and develop your drawing skills, as you turn your attention to the elegant curls and textures of petals and leaves.

First get into the zone with a short walk around your garden or neighbourhood, to pick a few flowers to inspire your art. Back home, work with a small and friendly group to learn how to illustrate your florals - with techniques to capture the botanical forms on paper, and bring them to life with a colour wash

Learning outcomes

By the end of this floral drawing course, you should have learned:

  • how to observe form and simplify to find your starting point
  • a range of drawing methods, techniques, hints and tips
  • how to add colour and tone with basic wash techniques

What will be covered in this online floral drawing course?

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

Who is this online floral drawing course for?

This course is open to everyone, from beginners to those with established drawing skills.

Who is this online floral drawing course for?

This course is designed for beginners and students with some drawing experience.

Class materials

Option 1: Purchase the basic materials kit at enrolment checkout - make sure we have your address and allow up to 5 working days for delivery.

Option 2: Uncheck the materials kit at enrolment checkout and bring your own. Here's what you'll need:

  • a small sketchpad (A5 is perfect)
  • 2B pencil, eraser and sharpener
  • permanent ink fine liner black pen (eg, 0.5mm)
  • a set of watercolour pencils (or watercolour paints)
  • round watercolour brush (eg, size 6)

All students will also need to prepare:

  • a small jar of water for your paintbrush
  • clear working space at a desk with good lighting
  • a hands-free position for your device so you can see it while you are working

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Online Floral Drawing Course

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Online Floral Drawing Course

Great reasons to enrol in a short course with us

Small classes

A personal approach means quality learning, so you can enjoy plenty of interaction with your instructor and the chance to ask questions.

Short & sweet

Our short courses & workshops get straight to the point, providing the skills you need with minimal commitment of your precious time.

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Easy, secure enrolment

Enrol online 24/7 with a safe, convenient 3-step process, and you can change your mind up to 7 days before class starts.

Quality instructors

Our educators bring first-hand experience and knowledge, with up-to-the-minute practices from diverse industries.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Tutor was informative and helpful. Very much enjoyed the course, intend to enrol in another course given by her. I had problems with the online aspect... seeing what tutor was drawing... however that's my lack of technical expertise rather than any fault with the course.

  • said: The course was really interesting and Elinor was an excellent tutor. Highly recommended.

  • said: Very friendly and knowledgeable teacher. Really enjoyed the course - thanks Elinor

  • said: Elinor is a very good teacher, and did a great job with teaching on Zoom despite its many difficulties. A lovely experience over all, and I definitely improved my flower drawing abilities.

  • said: Excellent tutor making the best with online teaching

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