Painting plants

Dr Chris Thorogood

Dr Chris Thorogood, Deputy Director and Head of Science at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum, shared his experiences of botanical painting in an online event on Monday 12 June.

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Focussing on natural beauty and creativity is a great way to stimulate the creative brain. Chris Thorogood is a botanist and artist who has travelled the world in pursuit of plants. In this online talk, Chris will share how he has recreated his botanical encounters in paint, pausing to dwell on the plants themselves, and the processes he uses to capture them on canvas. 


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