Jeanette Sirois | Botanical Drawing with Coloured Pencils
March 28, 2020 - March 29, 2020
In this fun workshop you’ll get to explore the amazing art form of botanical illustration. Using traditional botanical guidelines, we’ll explore colour pencils in illustrating plants, fruits and vegetables as well as layout/composition, rendering form, how to choose colours and layering with colour pencils. Discuss the process of colour pencil work from types of papers to types of pencils and delve into choosing colours, how and when to blend effectively and working with multiple colours for effective images that pop. Learn key skills and tricks on effective colour use.
Materials list: (choice of one of the following paper pads, no larger than 9 x 12) Stonehenge, Strathmore Mixed Media, Strathmore vellum Bristol.
Colour Pencil: Faber Castell Polychromos: 103 ivory, 104 light yellow glaze, 108 cadmium yellow, 115 cadmium orange, 118 scarlet red, 217 middle cadmium red, 225 dark red, 128 light purple pink, 138 violet, 247 indianthene blue, 167 permanent green olive, 266 permanent green/blue, 173 olive green yellowish, 169 caput mortum, 175 dark sepia, 182 brown ocre, 176 nougat
Prismacolor colourless blender, black and white
Instructor will provide remaining materials and advanced colour pencils.