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Introduction to Botanical Art with Jessie Rose Ford

  • Think Thornbury 800 High Street Thornbury, VIC, 3071 Australia (map)

In this watercolour art workshop, Jessie (Jessie Rose Ford) will guide you through her step-by-step process to create your own botanical painting.

You will gain an understanding in:

- How to draw your subject accurately

- Transferring your drawing onto watercolour paper

- Observing light, shade and form

- Basic colour theory

- Matching and mixing the correct colour

- Watercolour techniques including wet-in-wet, blending and dry brush

- An appreciation for the minutiae of nature!

This workshop welcomes students of all experience levels, from beginners to advanced.


Jessie Rose Ford is a Melbourne-based artist and tutor specialising in botanical art and pet portraits. You can find out more and see some of her work here:
IG: @jessieroseford

What you will learn

  • Drawing and observational skills

  • Watercolour painting techniques

  • Colour mixing and matching with watercolour

What you will get

  • Your own beautiful painting to take home

  • Knowledge in how to create your own botanical artworks

  • Confidence in painting with watercolour

$195 or $175**

Think Thornbury is a community-focussed shop and creative workshop venue run by artist and musican team, Maggie May (Middle Aisle) and Josh Kelly. We exist to support Thinkers, Makers, and Do-ers! For Craft Cubed we are playing host to an exciting and diverse programme of premium art & craft workshops, including some workshops run just for Craft Cubed!

**Discount offers apply if customers purchase 2 or more tickets at once.