School of Botanical Art & Illustration https://www.botanicgardens.org/education/school-botanical-art-illustration Classes Coming this Spring! Registration is now Open!
Textures in Watercolor Pencil: Accentuate surface patterns and textures that enhance a botanical subject. Fern how to color patterns whether on bark, prickly seed pods and succulents, the texture and pattern on melon skins, or the smooth and wet interior of fruits and vegetables. Illustrate with a palette of creative applications working with graphite, watercolor pencil and color pencil. Prerequisites: Botanical Illustration in Pencil 1, Color Layering for Colored Pencil, Introduction to Watercolor Pencil Online: July 20, 27, August 3,10 & 17 - 1-4pm https://catalog.botanicgardens.org/Selection.aspx?item=4259&sch=171214
Color Mixing in Watercolor: The first step to painting with watercolor is learning to mix colors. In this course you will learn a system for combining colors consistently to eliminate frustrating trial and error. Exercises, demonstrations and discussion will show you how to achieve the broadest possible spectrum. Learn about paint properties and choosing pigments. Practice mixing colors to match a variety of plant material. You will gain confidence and skills and improve your color work. Prerequisites: None Online: July 28,August 4, 11, 18 & 25 - 6-9pm https://catalog.botanicgardens.org/Selection.aspx?item=4117&sch=171020