Botanical Illustration for Beginners

Next Available: Sat, 03 Feb 10:00AM
2.5 hours


Calling all nature lovers! Start your weekend off right by diving in to your creativity at Gloworm Studios.

Be guided through the process of botanical illustration by illustrator Marianna Marx. Learn to create watercolour painting's inspired by natural objects including succulents, ferns, leaves and flowers. You will learn the process of observational drawing, how to paint with watercolours as well as various shading techniques. 

A great chance to learn some new techniques, unwind and have fun while exploring the process of watercolour painting.

Never drawn before? No worries! This class is suitable for people with little or no painting or drawing experience. 

Classes are limited to 12 students.

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What you will learn
  • How to create a beautiful botanical illustration using pencil and watercolours
  • Painting & Sketching techniques
  • An approach to sketching that can be applied to any drawing
What you will get
  • A chance to learn how to paint with watercolours in a calm and intimate studio setting
  • Morning tea including tea, coffee and biscuits

What to bring
  • All art materials are provided
What to wear


Appropriate for

All skill levels welcome!


Gloworm Studios is a unique art school located in the heart of Northcote. To learn more please visit 


Gloworm Studios

Vendor sincce 2017

Gloworm Studios is a unique art school located in the heart of Northcote. Led by professional illustrator Marianna Marx, our programs specialise in painting, drawing and illustration. Our classes are kept small to make sure each student receives the quality attention they deserve. Gloworm Studios is a warm and nurturing environment where artists both young and young at heart are invited to immerse themselves in their creativity and imagination.

Marianna Marx has taught art alongside her illustration career for the past 10 years. Her experiences include working in the education department at the De Young Museum in San Francisco, an artist residency at Caulfield Grammar School, one on one art tutoring for children and adults, after school art classes, corporate workshops and working alongside artists with intellectual disabilities. Marianna has taken insight from each of these experiences to create an art school of her own where she can share her love for creative expression with others in her local community.

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