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Botanical Illustration for Beginners

Watercolour Botanical Illustration - Adult Class

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Calling all nature lovers! Start your weekend off by diving in to your creativity and learning something new 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. 

Time and date: 

Sunday the 1st of March 2 pm - 5 pm (Sold Out)

Thursday the 14th of May 10 am - 1 pm

Sunday the 24th of May 1 pm - 4 pm

Price: $95

Bookings can also be made over the phone or via email.

Ph. 0404 092 341


To learn more about our studio and the classes we offer please visit

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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 welcoming 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! No prior drawing or painting experience necessary


Gloworm Studios is a unique art school located in the heart of Fairfield. To learn more about our studio visit 


Gloworm Studios

Vendor since 2017

Gloworm Studios is a unique art school located in the heart of Fairfield. Led by professional illustrator Marianna Marx, our programs specialise in painting, drawing and illustration. 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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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Refund Policy:

Gloworm Studios requires 48 hours notice prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 

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03 March 2020 • Botanical Illustration for Beginners

Marrianna is lovely. The class was fantastic for all levels. I really enjoyed it - great thing to do with a few friends.


02 March 2020 • Botanical Illustration for Beginners

This was a great class. Marianna was a wonderful teacher, very organised, and we didn’t feel at all rushed. The space is light, lovely and clean. Highly recommend.


01 March 2020 • Botanical Illustration for Beginners

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon- a lovely and relaxed environment with a great teacher who was easy to learn from

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