Workshop Series: Botanical Watercolour

Tuesdays, June 1 through 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Join Toronto-based artist, designer and letterer Alicia Spence as she demonstrates different watercolour techniques and inspires you to explore your creativity. Experiment with various colours, shapes, and subjects as you celebrate the beauty of nature.

Enjoy a different theme each week:

  • Tuesday June 1: Loose Floral Techniques
    Learn how to get started with watercolours and create some loose floral designs with simple brush strokes.
  • Tuesday June 8: Inspired by the Garden
    Take a virtual walk through the Toronto Botanical Garden and get inspired by nature to put brush to paper.
  • Tuesday June 15: Herbal Art
    Learn to illustrate and paint different herbs to create beautiful herbal artwork, while learning about their unique properties.
  • Tuesday June 22: Botanical Illustration
    Learn to illustrate flowers and monstera leaves and paint them in with layers of watercolours. All skill levels welcome. A supply list will be provided with registration.

Public – $100 (plus fees + HST) [$119.99] TBG Member or Volunteer – $80 (plus fees + HST) [$96.14]

Public – $30 (plus fees +HST) [$36.49] TBG Member or Volunteer – $24 (plus fees + HST) [$29.32]

Program Location: Online (Zoom)
Registration Deadline: 12 p.m. the day of the program date.



Alicia Spence is a Toronto-based artist and instructor, specializing in lettering, painting and mixed media. She loves sharing what she’s learned as a self-taught artist in creative workshops at the Toronto Botanical Garden and across Southern Ontario.

Facebook @aliciaspencedesign