Botanical Art Workshop
Beauty will bloom when science and art intertwine at PNPCSI’s Botanical Art Workshop! On Nov. 19, participants will explore the basics of botanical art and scientific illustration while learning to draw and color in one of our recently described endemic species, Begonia beijnenii.
The workshop is FREE for everyone and OPEN TO ALL, from beginners to experts.
Nov 19 (Friday) 6:00-8:00pm (Philippine time)
via Zoom (registered participants), broadcasted on FB live
Participants are encouraged to prepare the following:
– regular graphite pencil
– colored pencils (including the colors red, violet, light green, dark green, yellow, and brown)
– paper (recommended A5 size sketchpad)
Reference photos of B. beijnenii will be provided.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Our workshop instructor, Aissa Domingo, is a member of the Philippine Botanical Art Society (PhilBAS) as well as a museum artist, photographer, and illustrator. Since 2010, her scientific illustrations and photographs of animals, plants, and fossils have been published in several local and international journals.
She’ll be joined by Yu Pin Ang and Rene Alfred Anton Bustamante, two of the authors for the new species publication. They’ll talk about their experiences in the field and how they came across this rare and beautiful flower.