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Short Courses

Short Courses

Dragonfly

Studying & Painting Dragonflies and Damselflies

£55.00

Description

In this watercolour painting day participants will have the chance to study and paint dragonflies and damselflies. Each student will have access to a high powered microscope and specimens to study the insects. You will then use microscopes and macros photographs to produce a unique and detailed painting.
You don't need to be an expert in insects or painting; just interested in either, or both!
Participants will need to bring their own watercolour paints, smallest brushes, pencils and board or tabletop easel. More details will be sent after booking.
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Studying & Painting Living Jewels – How Insects Use Colour. Painting workshop with Cath Hodsman

Studying & Painting Living Jewels – How Insects Use Colour. Painting workshop with Cath Hodsman

£55.00

Description

This watercolour painting workshop is for beginners and for those who love insects. All animals use colour to help locate a mate, escape predation and to communicate – Insects are no exception. They are among the most colourful animals on Earth. They use colour in an incredible range of breathtaking manifestations, patterns and hues. In this new watercolour workshop, using microscopes and beautiful specimens, Cath will take participants into this vibrant and fascinating world of colour and pattern. To see how and why it is so important to the success of the largest group of animals on Earth.
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Studying & Painting the Elusive Solitary Bee - Cath Hodsman workshop

Studying & Painting the Elusive Solitary Bee - Cath Hodsman workshop

£55.00

Description

So little is known about solitary bees. They are often much smaller than their social counterparts, bumble bees and honey bees. Yet they are garden heroes, as they pollinate many more flowers than their larger cousins. They are also truly beautiful, charismatic and hard-working insects. In this water colour painting course participants will have the chance to study and paint these elusive and beautiful creatures in much greater detail.
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