Month: February 2019

Exhibitions, Workshops and Demonstrations February and March

A number of events to highlight this month

  • Until 24th February at Nature in Art, Twigworth an exhibition by the Gloucester Society for Botanical Illustration (Sat Nav code GL2 9PG)
  • The society outing to Kew on 14th March. The programme for this year is complete with the additions of a demonstration on propagating Fuchsias and a two mini workshops,one on making books – a useful way to use  spare pieces of watercolour or cartridge paper and one on how to use gold or other transfer metals as a  background to a painting.
  • There is still time until 28th February 2019 to submit images for inclusion to the SBA exhibition which takes place in June.
  • A One Day Botanical Workshop with Jeni Neale – Shades of Spring on Saturday 23rd March, 10am – 4.30pm. This is at Compton Verney, a museum and art gallery situated 9 miles from Stratford-on-Avon. It is on the B4086 between Wellesbourne and Kineton. Book on line or call 01926 645500, all places must be booked.
  • Botanical Illustration Course at the Eden Project 28th – 31st March. Details are on their website. https://www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/introduction-to-botanical-illustration

Congratulations January 2019

On the 25th January 2019 The Society of Botanical Artists (SBA) published a list of their new Fellow members.

Congratulations are sent by the committee and members of this society to Celia Scottow, Adrienne Roberts and Jane Wilkes for gaining Fellowship of the SBA. This is a major achievement.

Look at the SBA Facebook page to see an image of Fig leaves by Celia Scottow, Eryngium by Jane Wilkes and two from Adrienne Roberts Hyacinths and Peony.