Born 1983, Ankara, Turkey. I originally graduated in Environmental Engineering, but instead of this I chose this entirely different path for my life and have been working full time as a botanical artist for over 10 years. I am very glad I made this decision, though as the child of a botanist father and growing up surrounded by wild nature made my decision easy.

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3.2017-Painting Plants: First breath into Botanical Illustration, Barcelona

This workshop is aimed to show you the basic techniques of watercolour used in botanical illustrations.

You will learn how to draw plants accurately by observing basic botanical shapes and structures and illustrating them with botanical accuracy, focusing on developing your ability to; see shapes; judge angles; draw in proportion; represent form through tonal value; use light and shade to make your drawing life-like; use watercolour washes and mix colours.

During this workshop plants and its parts, colors and textures will be examined in detail. You will find opportunity to work on different types of leaves, flowers and its fine details.

This workshop will help you to combine scientific accuracy with an aesthetic vision to create beautiful botanicals.

Dates: 6-7-8-9-10 March, 2017
Time: 9:00 – 14:00
Tutor: Işık Güner
Location: Associació Professional d’Il·lustradors de Catalunya. C/Balmes 177, 1º2ª, Barcelona
Price: 225 € for one person
Materials needed: You can supply all materials needed during the course from the tutor with an additional price. People who would like to supply materials from tutor, please inform in advanced. Once you apply for the course, you will receive a detailed material list.
Info: Classes will be mostly in Spanish. Maximum number of students is 12. This course is suitable for anyone. There will be a coffee break during the course, you can have your coffee in the bar next to the studio.
Contact: Laura Alonso – lauraalonso27@gmail.com / Işık Güner – info@isikguner.com
Telephone: (0034) 666 994 367

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