Workshop: Intermediate botanical illustration

18 Jul 2020 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

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Join Dr Nita C Lester for this intermediate workshop and learn how to select and prepare botanical specimens, examine their features and accurately record their details using illustration techniques.

Nita holds the position of President of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland and is a botanist, academic, artist and publisher. Nita has lectured in botanical art at Griffith University, and run workshops at Myall Park Botanic Garden, Maroochy Botanic Gardens and Mapleton Community Library. Since 2002, Nita held the office of gallery coordinator for the Myall Park Botanic Gardens and was active with the Queensland Arts Council (1990 – 2001). Nita is currently consulting professor of fine arts and botany at the University of Newcastle.

Materials provided.

Bookings required as limited numbers available. Class limited to 5 people, additional interested people will be placed on a waiting list in the event restrictions ease.

Redcliffe Museum has implemented Covid-19 safe measures to ensure the safety of artists, facilitators and patrons.

If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend this workshop. Call Redcliffe Museum on 3883-1898 to cancel your booking and obtain a refund.

An initiative of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland in partnership with Museums & Galleries Queensland, and supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council. Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments. Supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), a partnership between the Queensland Government and Moreton Bay Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland. Proudly sponsored by IAS Fine Art Logistics and Winsor & Newton.

Image credit: Image courtesy of the artist.


  • Saturday, 18 July 2020 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


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