Studying & Painting Living Jewels – How Insects Use Colour. Painting workshop with Cath Hodsman

2 December 2017, 10.00 AM - 2 December 2017, 4.00 PM

Linnaeus room, University of Bristol Botanic Garden

This watercolour painting workshop is for beginners and for those who love insects. All animals use colour to help locate a mate, escape predation and to communicate – Insects are no exception. They are among the most colourful animals on Earth. They use colour in an incredible range of breathtaking manifestations, patterns and hues. In this new watercolour workshop, using microscopes and beautiful specimens, Cath will take participants into this vibrant and fascinating world of colour and pattern. To see how and why it is so important to the success of the largest group of animals on Earth.

Cost £55

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