Tue, Feb 23 | Malvern Artists Society

Native floral, ink, stamping and collage series

Suitable for all levels, this 6 class series focuses on Australian native plants that are edible and have medicinal properties. It is ideal for artists interested to approach floral painting through ink, collage and stamping. There will be room for creativity and personal interpretation!
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Native floral, ink, stamping and collage series

Time & Location

Feb 23, 1:00 PM – Mar 30, 3:30 PM
Malvern Artists Society, 1297-1299 High St, Malvern VIC 3144, Australia

About the Event

CONTENT

In this native floral series, you will develop your own visual lexicon to paint, stamp and glue Australian native flowers.

You will be introduced to ink painting to create some stunning backgrounds on which you will later stamp and collage floral patterns you have created yourself. You will  discover how to build a personal way of rendering flowers through the use of white and black ink.

By the end of the 6 classes you will have produced learned how to render these plants and you will know about their medicinal properties and edibility.

PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING

INK

Pigmented black and white ink

https://www.artshedbrisbane.com.au/art-spectrum-ink-500ml

1 bottle of each (smaller quantities are fine too)

PAPER

Watercolour paper sheets (A3, smooth/hot press, 270-300gsm)

https://www.eckersleys.com.au/fabriano-rosapina-paper

https://www.artshedonline.com.au/arches-watercolour-pad-a5-185gsm-15-sheet-medium-c https://www.artshedonline.com.au/canson-heritage-watercolour-paper-block-23x31cm-30~8285 https://www.artshedonline.com.au/valero-mixed-media-pad-a4-200gsm-100-sheet

Please choose one option from the above links

BRUSHES

2 small pointy brushes for detailing (one for black, one for white)

1 small and 1 medium mop or calligraphy brushes

https://www.artshedbrisbane.com.au/bamboo-brush-with-goat-hair  

1 large and 1 extra large brushes

https://www.artshedbrisbane.com.au/unipro-flat-brush-unpainted-handle 

CRAFT GLUE

https://www.artshedbrisbane.com.au/mont-marte-pva-craft-glue-fine-tip-250g

1 bottle + 1 brush for glue (flat, acrylic, not too big, about nb 3)

STAMPING

If you already own stamping/printing material, please bring the equivalent of the list below

If you don’t own such material yet, the Derivan Block Ink Lino Printing Kit is a great investment at about $30, it includes

- One Black ink colour in a 50ml jar

- One 4″ (10cm) hard rubber roller

- Carving tool set

- One 15x11cm double sided vinyl lino tile

- Palette Knife

Also bring a table spoon, extra rags and a plastic chopping board that will be used as a palette

COLLAGE

- Tracing paper (3xA4, about 50gsm, white or cream, bring a pad if you own one)

- Cutting tools

And don't forget:

- notebook + pen + HB or 2B pencil

- wear dark clothes

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