Nature in Art

From Tue 6 July 2021
Until Sat 14 August 2021
Community Exhibition
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
07/06/2021 10:00am 08/14/2021 4:00pm Nature in Art Experience the stunning detail of realistic botanical illustration created by students from the Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre’s ‘Nature in Art’ classes. Showcasing the artists’ talent and flair for accurately depicting the natural world, this exhibition includes wide-ranging themes of flora and fauna painted in their vivid glory. Captured in an a forensic manner, the works are created through a many-layered process of complex drawings, magnification and dissection, revealing details not always visible to the naked eye. Employing watercolour techniques, artists spend up to several months labouring over their works to record every detail of their subject matter. Experience these beautiful and captivating illustrations in an exhibition that will inspire and challenge you to see the natural world in a new light. Image credit: Sue King, ‘Bromeliad’, 2019, watercolour and pencil, 68 x 53 cm (framed), image courtesy of the artist.     , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Experience the stunning detail of realistic botanical illustration created by students from the Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre’s ‘Nature in Art’ classes.

Showcasing the artists’ talent and flair for accurately depicting the natural world, this exhibition includes wide-ranging themes of flora and fauna painted in their vivid glory. Captured in an a forensic manner, the works are created through a many-layered process of complex drawings, magnification and dissection, revealing details not always visible to the naked eye. Employing watercolour techniques, artists spend up to several months labouring over their works to record every detail of their subject matter.

Experience these beautiful and captivating illustrations in an exhibition that will inspire and challenge you to see the natural world in a new light.

Image credit: Sue King, ‘Bromeliad’, 2019, watercolour and pencil, 68 x 53 cm (framed), image courtesy of the artist.  

 

Category
Visual Arts