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Indigenous Flora Watercolour Workshop

  • Darebin Creek Environment Centre Darebin Parklands, East end of Seperation St Alphington, VIC 3078 Australia (map)

Join local Illustrator and Textile Designer Carly Altree-Williams for a one day workshop learning about and illustrating the local Indigenous flora in the Darebin Parklands.

The workshop will commence with a walk led by Aboriginal Elder Uncle Trevor Gallagher in the Darebin Parklands through the Spiritual Healing Trail. The Spiritual Healing Trail is a gift from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community as a gesture of reconciliation. It aims to promote personal good health through improving our emotional and spiritual well-being and a sense of being connected to the land where we reside, to others and most importantly ourselves. 

It will also give you the opportunity to view the vast array of beautiful Indigenous plants within the parklands.

We will then return to the Darebin Creek Environment Centre for morning tea and commence our workshop fully inspired!

What you'll get

• Learn the basics of botanical illustration and watercolour your own way
• Materials include watercolour set, paint brush, 300gsm watercolour paper.
• Morning tea
• Leave with a completed watercolour illustration ready to hang

Important Info

• This workshop runs from 10am – 2.30pm Saturday 25th August 2018

• Places are limited to a maximum of 10 students.
• Please arrive 15 mins earlier (9.45am) as we will commence the walk at 10am sharp
• The workshop is located at the Darebin Creek Environment Centre, Darebin Parklands at the end of Separation Street in Alphington.
• Please bring comfortable walking shoes, a water bottle and a packed lunch
• This workshop is aimed at beginner and intermediate students.

Cancellations Policy

The artist reserves the right to cancel any scheduled workshop. The reasons this may occur are (a) if the artist falls ill or (b) if the workshop does not reach the minimum number of students.

Students will be notified within 2 daysprior to the workshop and a full refund provided.

If a student wishes to cancel you will need to withdraw with 7 days notice for a full refund.

Less than 7 days notice entitles a 50% refund only.

No refunds or credit notes will be issued for withdrawals when less than 24 hour notice is given however you can send someone else in your place. 

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