Botanical Art - Northern Beaches Community College

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Botanical Art

Course Outline:

This art class offers an insight into the different ways of approaching a botanical painting, starting with black and white studies in pencil and moving onto watercolour to capture the beauty of plants.
Suitable for all levels.

What to Bring:

A4 or larger sketchbook

2B pencil


fine point black illustration pen

Further material list will be supplied after second lesson (There is an optional $30.00 art package supplied by the tutor consisting of Watercolour paints, brushes, watercolour paper that can be purchased from the tutor for $30.00 on request after second class)

Please Note: NBMC is not liable to for any loss incurred if a class is cancelled please check with the college by calling 02) 9970 1000 or emailing before purchasing materials.

About the Tutor:

Penny Walton is an experienced illustrator who has worked for publishers in both Sydney and London. She takes most of her inspiration from the bush environment around her home in the Hunter Valley.

$343 Limited inc GST / $308.70
Botanical Art

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • It was a very lovely, and relaxing course given the setting and pace of the class. I would highly recommend.
  • Enjoyed learning a new skill
  • Teacher very helpful and knowledgeable. Lovely group of people - a happy, enjoyable atmosphere.
  • This is a very enjoyable course in a lovely location, with a very kind helpful teacher and friendly fellow students.
  • Penny was very helpful and encouraging in a quite complex subject matter. She made sure she gave time to help each student during class, though some, (not me) were more advanced/ practised than others. A very enjoyable class. Thank you.
  • Penny, the teacher is very good in explaining all matters relating to the course.
  • A lovely location with a friendly group and a very helpful tutor.
  • The teacher provided a beautiful, friendly and encouraging learning environment in a perfect setting.

Contact us

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William Street,
Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113