This is a wonderful HD video of botanical artist Angela Lober developing a painting for the Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney to the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust.
It will be extremely helpful to all those aspiring botanical artists who want to learn more about the approaches and standards used by those contributing artworks to Florilegium Societies.
Do make sure you view full screen in HD to appreciate fully what's on offer.
The video was made as part of the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, Australia. These also include the exhibition of artwork by members of the Florilegium Society and the book produced for the exhibition.
The exhibition opens tomorrow. You can see Florilegium: Sydney’s painted garden
Venue: Sydney Living Museums at the Museum of Sydney between 30 July and 30 October 2016.
You can read more about the exhibition on the page on this website devoted to Botanical Art Exhibitions in Australia and New Zealand.
The video was produced to help highlight the bicentenary and the exhibition and includes images of the Norfolk Island Pine in the early years of settlement in Sydney,
Two new botanical art exhibitions open soon at the Museum of Sydney.
Sydney Living Museums celebrates 200 years of the Royal Botanic Garden with:
“These two striking exhibitions celebrate the fine tradition of botanical art in Australia, from early 19th century watercolours to contemporary artworks, and reveal the extraordinary plant life abundant across Sydney and New South Wales,”
Florilegium: Sydney’s Painted Garden
The jurors were
The selected artists come from the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
Artists selected for the exhibition are listed below by the country where they live.
The links embedded in their name are to their website or ASBA profile. Links to artists' Facebook pages are also included where identified.
Katherine Tyrrell writes about botanical art and artists and has followers all over the world.
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