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Insect Metamorphosis Watercolour Painting Workshop with Cath Hodsman

Sat 7 August , 10:30 am - 4:00 pm £80 – £90
An Artistic and Scientific Appreciation of Metamorphosis – the Beautiful and Mysterious Lifecycle of Butterflies and Moths”
A Cath Hodsman watercolour painting workshop suitable for all levels.
Metamorphosis is a truly unique and magical natural phenomenon. So little is known about how it happens and yet, the result of each stage is a wonder to behold… This watercolour painting workshop will use art to pay homage to this incredible natural transformation.
Cath and course participants will study how this mysterious process manifests itself, in butterflies and moths. Each fascinating stage of metamorphosis will be studied in all its beauty and wonder. Each student will have access to their own high-powered microscopes, as well as her large selection of ethically sourced insect specimens and macro photos, to study the hidden beauty of this incredible process.
Participants will then use microscopes, specimens and macro photographs to produce a detailed and unique watercolour painting that pays homage to this amazing process. You don’t have to be an expert in either watercolour painting or entomology; you just need to be fascinated by both.
Cath Hodsman is a British wildlife and natural history artist. She is one of the U.K’s foremost entomological artists, illustrators and teachers and is an Associate Member of the Royal Society of Biology. Based in the Cotswolds, she has exhibited and showcased her art or taught at many relevant esteemed venues throughout her career.
Booking is essential.
An equipment list will be sent out after booking.
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
£80 – £90
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2BX
Sat 7 Aug 2021
Contact telephone: 01285 655611 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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