Sketching birds in the field at Minnippi Parklands

When: Sunday 30th June 2024 from 9.30am, weather permitting. You may like to go for a walk around the lake beforehand at your own leisure.

Where: Lakeside at Minnippi Parklands. Enter from the Wynnum Road end, via Graystone Street and Stanton Road west. Follow it all the way along until the end and park in the carpark and meet at the Picnic area between the Car Park and the lake.

What to bring:

  • Foldable chair,>
  • Binoculars,>
  • Spotting scope with tripod if you have one or can borrow one,>
  • Camera,>
  • Hat, sunscreen and insect repellent,>
  • Drinks and snacks,>
  • Sketchbook suitable for your medium,>
  • Pencils, rubber, sharpener,>
  • Basic watercolour kit or colour pencils. Or your preferred field sketching medium,>
  • Firm Board or lap-table to rest sketchbook on can be helpful if sketchbook is softcover especially,>
  • Any other field sketching equipment you may like to use like field easel etc.,>>>>
  • In general we find that we do more graphite quick studies rather than fully coloured detailed paintings,