Drawing nature with Gilbert Dashorst

Aldinga Conservation Park – Meet at the carpark, corner Dover and Fraser Street, Aldinga Beach
Monday 13th June, 10:30am - 12pm and 1pm - 2:30pm
Come along and be immersed in nature while being guided by Gilbert Dashorst to capture the beautiful surrounds of the park through drawing. Gilbert is a world renowned natural history illustrator specialising in the field of botany and spent 30 years at the State Herbarium/Botanic Gardens of SA as their Scientific Illustrator. One of his best known works is the beautiful and informative book - "Plants of the Adelaide Plains and Hills". Experience the joy of drawing using pencils and the inspiration of Aldinga Conservation Park to create an artwork that draws on the aspects of nature from rocks, animals, birds, delicate plants, trees or the beautiful landscape in front of you. Gilbert will supply you with a drawing board, paper and pencils, but you are welcome to bring your own art supplies. What to Bring: Camping chair, Enclosed shoes, Clothing suitable for weather on day, Drinking water and snacks, Personal medication, Hand sanitiser, Optional: personal art supplies (eg art paper - grain paper if you wish texture/smooth paper for detail flower illustrating, lead pencils F, H, HB, 2B, 6B, charcoal, paints - but keep in mind oils will take a long time to dry, coloured pencils).
This event is suitable for ages 15 and above. This event will be rescheduled in the event of wet or severe weather being forecast for the day.