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The Art of Botanical Drawing

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm


A two-day workshop ideal for those wishing to learn a range of skills relating to drawing realistic plants and flowers in graphite. The drawing process will be discussed in detail, along with exercises on gesture, contour drawing and blending techniques to produce three-dimensional forms.  This workshop is best suited for students with some drawing experience and an interest in botanical art.  (A materials list will be provided)

With Michael Spillane

Sat & Sun October 28 & 29, 10am-4pm daily

Members $140 +tx, Non Members $150 +tx

Instructor BIO:

Michael Spillane  works as a full time artist and teacher, offering courses and workshops in drawing techniques, botanical drawing and painting, watercolour and oil painting. He has taught at Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM), Burlington Art Centre, Toronto Botanical Gardens, Guelph School of Art, Southampton Art School, Hardy’s Hobbies & Crafts (Madoc, ON) and, in 2005, opened his own teaching facility in Mississauga: Spillane Studio of Fine Arts. Michael is a creative and passionate individual and enjoys sharing his experience with others and passing on those special little techniques that help to create a great work of art.


October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am
October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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The Art of Botanical Drawing$150.00

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