Gardens & Tonic: Everyday Flowers
October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFREE
Learn about the process of painting florals for everyday use in interior decoration and on textiles during this presentation by Nicky Pasterfield. Nicky’s hand painted textiles designs have been used by Crate and Barrel, JCrew, and House of CB, among others. Her studio is in Philadelphia, where she focuses on hand painted floral designs for interiors and portraiture.
Gardens & Tonic is a series of virtual webinars about plant-related topics, including adventures, stories, art, and garden design. Grab your favorite beverage and join us to explore the world of plants from a new perspective. Presentations are generally 30 to 45 minutes long and with time at the end for questions and answers.
Registration is free, but required to receive the Zoom webinar and recording links.
- Registration is free, but required to receive the Zoom webinar and recording links.
- The webinar link will be included in the confirmation email received after registering online.
- This webinar will be recorded and available for 2 weeks after the presentation.
- Recording link will be available 2 days after the webinar.
- Participants must download Zoom.
- Email us if you have accessibility needs for this program.
- For more information, review our program and event policies or call the Scott Arboretum office at 610-328-8025.
Help keep these virtual programs free! If you would like to help fund the Gardens & Tonic series, we invite you to donate online or with a check for your desired amount to: the Associates of the Scott Arboretum with a note on the memo line “For G&T series.” Thank you!
About the Presenter
Nicky Pasterfield has a background in both classical fine art and hand painted floral design. In 2012 she won the Royal Academy of Art’s national draftsmanship scholarship, taking her to study the masters at the Museo del Prado, Madrid. Following this, she took up a position as a printmaker for brand Anthropologie in Philadelphia where she learned the ins and outs of exquisite print making for clothing. She taught a short course, ‘Floral Painting for Design’ at Central St. Martin’s 2020-2021 and her hand painted textiles designs have been used by Crate and Barrel, JCrew and House of CB. In December 2018, she was featured in a six page spread in The World of Interiors for her work assisting Alasdair Peebles on the large Chinese Wallpaper in Pitzhanger Manor in Ealing (open to the public). Her studio is now in Philadelphia, where she focuses on hand painted floral designs for interiors as well as portraiture. Her latest portrait was exhibited at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters show 2021, Mall Galleries, London. For updates, find her on Instagram as @NickyPasterfield