The Society of Botanical Artists is delighted to announce that our first guest speaker in our series of online talks will be Lucy T Smith. The talk will take place Thursday 3rd February 2022 19.00 – 20.00 GMT. Lucy T Smith is an Australian botanical artist and illustrator, resident for the past twenty years in the UK. Since 2000, she has worked as a freelance botanical artist for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, producing botanical illustrations in both pen and ink, and watercolour. She has received many awards for her artwork, including the Jill Smythies Award for Botanical Illustration (Linnean Society), two gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society, and First Prize (twice) in the Margaret Flockton Award for Botanical Illustration. Her illustrations have been… Read more
Here is a webinar that is a MUST for any botanical artist who wants to be more business-like in their approach. HOW TO BE A “BUSINESS SAVVY” BOTANICAL ARTISTDate: Thursday 24th June 2021Time: 7pm BST, 2pm EDT and 11am PDThttps://www.botanicalartandartists.com/…/webinar-how-to… Hosted by SBA Fellow Julia Trickey as part of her ongoing series of Botanical Art Talks, this talk will be given by Katherine Tyrrell, who runs the very successful website Botanical Art and Artists, as well as the leading art blog Making A Mark. Katherine has also compiled and written a comprehensive website ‘Art Business Info for Artists’ which helps artists find out more about the art business. Katherine has an MBA from the London Business School after qualifying as both a teacher and an… Read more
Join Julia to look over the shoulder of renowned botanical artists from the UK and beyond. In these 45 minutes sessions, delivered via Zoom, artists will talk through their favourite projects or botanical art techniques. Their presentations will be illustrated with examples of their artwork and/or technique demonstrations which will be followed by the opportunity for Q&A. Find out more on this link: Julia Trickey Talks Talks will be recorded and available to registrants 24 hours after the live session. They will then be available for 48 hours, making them accessible whatever your time zone!
We want to say a big THANK YOU to all our lovely Fellow Members and SBA students who joined us for our first online Christmas Get-Together! It was heartwarming and exciting to see all the messages of support and love from around the world! Thank you also to William McCracken from The Vintage Paper Co. who gave a fabulous talk about paper, and patiently answered all our inquisitive questions! As promised, here is the link to his website where he sells a wonderful selection of papers old and new, and a range of beautiful things that every artist wants! https://vintagepaper.co/collections/vpco-handmade For members who couldn’t be there you can see the whole event which was recorded, in the member’s area of the website. Just go to… Read more