Deconstruction Illustration: Illustration Workshop – Botanics

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Ever gasp in wonder at the vast variety of botanical life as you take a stroll in the park in the evenings or when you are on your way to work or school? 

Have you ever wondered how to bring those beautiful living things to life with just a pen and a paper?

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Look forward to our newest Botanical illustration workshop!

Come join us at lyf@SMU on 10 May 2019, from 7.30pm to 10pm for a fun time sketching and illustrating beautiful nature!

Calling all nature lovers, regardless of your level of art experience, beginner or advanced, come learn how to illustrate life around you!

 

Join us as we bring to you to you a fascinating night of learning how to illustrate botanical life! Taking place at Lyf@SMU, this workshop organised by Visual Arts Centre is aimed for beginners to pick up on illustrating botanical life, as one of the common living subject found around us. This workshop will also teach participants methods of looking into various subject matters, from still life into living things.

FAQS

What can I expect?

This course will teach you the important skills of illustration from life references and from your imagination. Our artist will guide you on how to on the intricacies of illustration and guide you on creating your own style of illustration.

Participants will learn how to turn images in your head into an artwork. Learn and understand the basics of illustration and design with an emphasis on botanical illustration. You will not only be exposed to different illustration and illustrator’s styles, you will also learn how to create your own botanical illustrations from start to finish.

This workshop strives to cater to every participant’s level of proficiency and artistic style, to allow you to develop your own path as an illustrator.

At the end of the session, stay tune to have an interesting QnA session with the artists herself and find out more about what inspires her art and illustrations!

Who is this workshop suitable for?

If you are a nature lover, or like to doodle, sign up for this class! This workshop is suitable for everyone! For anyone beginning to illustrate, this course will be your ideal starting point. Individuals who are keen to learn how to develop your illustration style can also come down for this session.

Who is the instructor?
Cindy a.k.a. Sicksickkids, is our resident artist who ventures into illustrative expressions of respite and despondency between living things. She mostly works on commissions and temporary public displays, Sicksickkids could often be found working with fellow creatives. She has notably worked with musical bands Subsonic Eye (SG), The saddest Landscape (US), and Falls (JP), and collectives or creators such as Band of Doodlers (SG), Project XIV (SG), and DLWGO (US).

What will I bring home?

Look forward to bringing home your very own botanical illustrations and also quality pens, brushes and markers (that are all included in the fee for this workshop)!

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**We are currently running a promo! Early bird discount when you sign up before 5 May 2019! $50nett/pax (U.P. $58nett/pax) All materials provided.**

Hurry, sign up before its too late!

For registration or any enquiries, contact Visual Arts Centre at 6255 0711/ 6733 2155 or drop us an email at info@visualartscentre.sg!

 

Course description:

Programme Outline*:

7.20pm – 7.30pm | Registration and settling down

7.30pm to 7.45pm | Introduction to Illustration art and works by the artist herself (You will be exposed to the various styles of illustration, popular media, works by notable artists)

7.45pm to 8.15pm | Familiarising yourself with the tools of the trade

Types of paper, pens and brushes. Try your hand at testing out illustration on different paper textures – grains and thickness, using different pens and  brushes (Brush strokes, pens and ballpoint)

8.15pm to 9pm | Demonstration of how to draw plants from observing the still life objects. Illustrating basic still life objects and observing the shapes,  form and proportions. You will learn how to draw plants in an illustrative style while observing the parts of plants.

  • Learning the different types of familiar flowering plants
  • Drawing the various parts of a plant

9pm to 9.45pm | Picking out subject matter, sketching out various angles and configuration. Learning how to create your own collage – composing a layout for a collage. You will learn how to ink and shade the works.

9.45pm to 10pm | Quick debrief and sharing session. Ask the artist about her works and her style!

*Programme outline is subject to changes.

End Product:

– Redrawing and reorganising into a collage – composing a layout base, drawing and collaging as they go, applying inking, shading methods taught beforehand

*subject to change

About the artist:

Sicksickkids is a one-girl venture by Cindy Witono, into illustrative expressions of respite and despondency between living things. Her subject matters are often juxtapositions of men against nature, in a playful and organic illustrative spin.

Mostly working on commissions and temporary public displays, Sicksickkids could often be found working with fellow creatives. She has notably worked with musical bands Subsonic Eye (SG), The Saddest Landscape (US), and Falls (JP), and collectives or creators such as Band of Doodlers (SG), Project XIV (SG), and DLWGO (US).

Class Session:

10 May 2019, 730pm to 10pm at Lyf@SMU

71-77 Stamford Rd, Stamford Rd, S(178895)

Course Fees:

$50nett/pax (15% off usual prices!) (U.P.$58nett/pax)

We are offering a limited time discount of 15% off if you sign up before 5 May 2019!

*Workshop fees include instructor fees and all art materials. No refunds will be provided for no-shows and replacements.

Check out more about Sicksickkids work here!

Date:

Every Friday, from 10 May 2019 - 10 May 2019

Time:

7:30pm - 10pm

Number of Sessions:

0 Session

Course Fees:

S$ 500

Venue:

Lyf @ SMU (71-77 Stamford Rd, Stamford Rd, S(178895)

Terms and conditions:

All sessions are to be completed within the course duration stated.
No refunds will be provided for no-shows and replacements.

Interested in this course??

Call us at 6255 0711 / 6733 2155, or email us at info@visualartscentre.sg to enquire / register about this course

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