Nature illustration with ink and pencil

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What you will get from taking this online class:

  • Use observational drawing to illustrate seasonal foliage, using a variety of trusted techniques
  • Use Winsor & Newton drawing inks and pens together to create colourful illustrations
  • Use composition and layout to create an eye-catching poster design
  • Create an A4 illustration documenting seasonal foliage
  • Elephant Academy technique takeaway: using composition to create a poster design 

This workshop is held on Thursday 24 February 2022 from 7pm to 9pm (BST) and is suitable for all abilities. Students outside the UK are welcome!

Celebrate winter’s frosty mornings and crunchy leaves with this two-hour creative course where you’ll learn how to turn seasonal foliage into a colourful illustration. In this two-hour short course you will work with illustrator Megan Reddi to use your favourite winter botanicals to create a piece of colourful, illustrated wall art using Winsor & Newton drawing inks, coloured pencils and fineliner pens.  

During this course you will use observational drawing to create an A4 illustration documenting your favourite seasonal foliage in a non-realistic illustrative style, as well as discussing composition and how to create a visually pleasing design.

This online Zoom workshop is taught by Megan Reddi @meganmakesillustrations

Materials Bundle includes:

Additional materials you will need: 

  • Fine sea salt (the sort used for cooking)
  • The ingredients of your favourite meal or photographs of these items
  • Pipettes or a small paintbrush
  • Pencil, sharpener and rubber
  • Coloured pencils, fineliner pens or oil pastels (optional)

Please bring along a collection of found natural objects (Such as twigs, leaves, pinecones, acorns, snail shells etc.) from your garden or a local park.