Workshop - Nature journaling

Sat Jun 12 2021 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cornwall Park | Auckland

Publisher/HostCornwall Park
Want to learn about the best way to record all the treasures you find on your walks? Come and join artist Lesley Alexander-Smith for a relaxed morning of sketching and discovery.
Using creative hand lettering and your own observational drawing you will turn your nature journal pages into stunning works of art. Get in quick to reserve your spot!
This workshop is suitable for all ages over 7 years old. We ask that children between 7 - 12yr are supervised by caregivers.
All supplies are provided but if participants would like to bring along their own sketchbooks, paints or pencils it is welcomed.

Bookings for this workshop are essential, please email us at [email protected] with your name, contact number and the number of attendees.
Saturday 12th June
10am - 12pm
Workshop to be held at Huia Lodge Discovery Hub
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Lesley Alexander-Smith is a botanical and natural history artist living in Riverhead, Auckland. Inspiration for Lesley’s art comes from all around her and finds nature journaling a good way to relax, explore and learn about different locations she visits.
She predominantly uses watercolour, graphite and ink in her work and has recently started working on vellum and experimenting with simple printmaking techniques. She likes to paint subjects with character – not always the prettiest or brightest but often the ones past their best, all the knobbly, imperfections Mother Nature throws at us and through her work allow others to see their individual and understated beauty.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Cornwall Park, Greenlane Rd West, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

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