In this introductory workshop , you will try a variety of mediums and create loose painterly, expressive, gorgeous floral paintings, in a relaxing, encouraging environment.
Hosted by Super Nature exhibiting artist Laura Gee, this is the perfect beginners painting workshop for experimenting with mediums including acrylic painting, oil, pastel and crayons.
You will be shown a variety of expressive techniques which Laura uses to create her vibrant paintings, whilst also referencing real flowers and foliage.
Starting off you will explore some simple but effective loose floral line painting techniques, then create expressive floral motifs and mark making, finally moving onto to creating your own acrylic floral painting on paper.
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners to intermediate level. All materials are included, and also guide notes to carry on your painting at home!
This workshop is part of Super Nature, London’s first art fair dedicated to art inspired by plants, flowers and gardens.
Laura Gee is a visual artist based in London, her joyful and naive paintings are a celebration of nature, whilst also translating memories of a time and place though abstraction and semi recognisable forms. Her intention behind her art is to inspire positive feelings and enhance well being.She has shown her exuberant nature inspired paintings at places such as Bankside Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery , Liberty London and Anthroplogie.
Laura's workshops are aimed at increasing wellbeing through increasing creative confidence and mindful practises, as well as learning a new skill. Laura will guide you through different techniques, responding from natural forms, all Laura's workshops are aimed at beginners to intermediate level unless otherwise stated.
As part of Laura’s art practise, she runs regular workshops, from her East London studio to Great Ormond Street Hospital, Liberty London, Refinery 29 Adidas, and Anthropologie, she is thrilled to be running this special workshop alongside her work at The Garden Museum