Draw the Gardens…a botanical quest

Like to Draw? Join us for our new (free) monthly relaxed drawing sessions with our artists in residence from the Birmingham Society of Botanical Artists.

Birmingham Society of Botanical Artists logoWe are delighted to announce the beginning of a year long drawing project in conjunction with the Society.

Once a month Members of the BSBA will be in the Gardens drawing plants across the seasons. They are inviting anyone – of whatever experience – to join them for a relaxed and no hassle couple of hours.

Normal garden entry charges will apply, but otherwise the sessions are free to anyone who wishes to join in and be guided by experienced botanical artists.

The first session will be on Wednesday 8th February and continue on the second Wednesday of every month thereafter 1.30 to 3.30.

All you will need is suitable clothing (we will be outside for all or some of the time – indoors if the weather is bad) and bring some basic drawing tools – paper, sketchbooks pens/pencils and perhaps a folding seat – together with a willingness to observe aspects of the garden and make drawings of what you see.

Some very basic drawing materials will be available if you are coming for the first time.

 

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