Arrangements of flowers and foliage are something that many of us have from time to time in our homes and recording them in your sketchbook is a really nice way to capture and remember them especially if they have be given as gift or mark a special event. The process of looking and drawing them allows you to really enjoy the small details. With this as a base, during this gentle workshop you will learn how to approach sketching a vase of flowers in an expressive and illustrative way.


We will start with some quick scribbles to warm up and then a slower sketch, both using a range of media. At the end of the class I will also share a really simple fun technique for creating quick floral vase illustrations for greetings cards and stationary.  As usual, 'normal' art rules don't apply as we freely sketch and scribble our way to creative freedom! 


We will be sketching from beautiful floral arrangements created by Louise at Caroline Clements Flowers. Take a look at her website here


This workshop is suitable for all experience levels


What you get when you buy:

  • A recording of the live workshop
  • Printable Materials List
  • Printable 'inspiration' references

Sketching Floral Arrangements

  • Materials required for this workshop:

    • Provided with this workshop are some photo references to work from but you may like to try drawing from life, if so, you will need a vase of flowers/foliage to observe and sketch.
    • Fine liners (waterproof, nib size 0.5mm and 0.1mm) in brown or black or a fountain pen with waterproof ink. I will be using a drawing dip nib and holder with waterproof ink during the class... if you have these, dig them out!
    • Pencil 2B/HB, eraser, sharpener
    • Smooth watercolour paper or heavyweight cartridge paper or sketchbook
    • Watercolour paints
    • Palette
    • Paintbrushes (Round, pointed approx size 4, 6, 8, 10) See Rosemary and Co. Red dot range!
    • Coloured Pencils/water soluble pencils
    • Water pot
    • Kitchen Roll
    • Optional: You can do this workshop with the above materials but I like to throw everything I've got at it!
    • Gouache
    • Felt tip pens/Tombow/art marker pens
    • Oil pastels/chalk pastels


    • You will receive links to download your Digital products in the 'Thank You' page of the Checkout, along with an emailed link in your order summary that will last for 30 days.


    • Because this is a downloadable product, we don't accept returns, exchanges or cancellations. But please contact us if you have any problems with your order. We'd be happy to help!
    • This project is for personal use only and for the purchasing recepient only. The sale of art made from this workshop, or the re-sale of the workshop is forbidden. If you are going to be making a commercial art product based on this workshop with the intention of selling it, please contact me to purchase a commercial licence.