2023 Gardens of Gökova, with Labofem

2023 Gardens of Gökova, with Labofem

We will be selecting our plant materials to be painted from the garden of Labofem and the glass house, under the botanical guidance of Fem Güçlütürk.

This is a 3-day Botanical Illustration Workshop with Işık Güner. We will be selecting our plant materials to be painted from the garden of Labofem and the glass house, under the botanical guidance of Fem Güçlütürk.

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: 3th- 5th of November 2023

Time: 10.00 - 17.00

Location: Garden of Labofem

Final Application Date: 11 Ağustos 2023

TO APPLY

Please fill the form below

Application form

Labofem  femgucluturk@gmail.com

 

ACCOMODATION

The closes accommodation is Ataköy Padok Otel (3km) and other accommodations and Airbnb near Akçapınar/Akyaka (10-15 km)

 

HOW TO GET THERE

You can reach to the region via Dalaman Airport (45 min) or via Milas-Bodrum Airport (90 min). To reach Labofem garden Taxi or Car Rental suggested.

 

CLASSES

2nd November - Arrival to Gökova,  Dinner (optional)

3rd November - Meeting at the studio, Collecting our specimens from Labofem’s Garden, Drawing our subjects

4th November - Botanical Illustration Classes

5th November - Botanical Illustration Classes, Reviewing our final works

 

Price – 200 Euro

Limited to 8 participants

 

The price includes:

  • 3-day Botanical illustration workshop
  • Botanical Guide
  • Labofem Garden and Glass House Visit
  • Lunches, tea/coffee breaks

Not include:

  • Traveling Cost
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and Dinners
  • Art Materials
  • Travel/Medical Insurance
  • Personal Expenses

Recommended Material List:


1.   Drawing Pencil (2H, HB, 2B, 4B)
2.   Divider
3.   Eraser
4.   Sharpener
5.   Tracing Paper

6.  Sketching paper (Smooth surface Cartridge paper or pad, 120-160 g/s, A3 or A4 size)

7.   A range of Watercolour brushes (Number 4, 3 or 2, and some small number of brushes will be useful for fine details)
8.   Palette 
9.   Watercolour pigments (Winsor&Newton Artists’ Value is recommended but any pigment you prefer to use)

10.   Watercolour Paper (Minimum 300 g/s, Hot Pressed, 50-100% Cotton watercolour paper is recommended, but don’t hesitate the one you like to use.

11.  Backboard (if possible)

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