Art in the Park

Nature and art - a perfect combination
Nature and art – a perfect combination


If you‘ve quietly held a secret ambition to try your hand at painting but

lacked the confidence to take those first steps here’s a great opportunity.

Not only does Deep Creek Conservation Park provide a wealth of scenic

inspiration but we have now also secured the services of Gilbert Dashorst.



Gilbert Dashorst at work
Gilbert Dashorst at work


Gilbert was South Australia’s Botanical Illustrator at the State Herbarium

for more than 30 years.

 In addition to his expertise in this highly intricate filed Gilbert’s work also

encompasses other media such as charcoal, pencil, water colours acrylics and gouache.

Come and join on an artistic exploration during the months of March and April.


Drawing inspiration from nature
Drawing inspiration from nature


The workshop will run over 3 hours at a location in Deep Creek

best suited to the conditions and desires that prevail on the day.

Gilbert will pass on his skills to you during a number of different

art adventure experiences, showing you and helping you produce

some beautiful artwork of either plants and/or other natural

wonders that you may find in Deep Creek.



Interpreting what you see - this could be you
Beats work any day

Priced at $150 per person this workshop includes all materials.

At the end of the session you can take home a piece of personal hand drawn,

painted, sketched or illustrated work of art, ready to be framed and hung.

Discounts are available for group bookings of 4 or more.

For further information contact:

Gilbert Dashorst at or Mob: 0432 372 235.