School of Botanical Art & Illustration https://www.botanicgardens.org/education/school-botanical-art-illustration Classes Coming this winter! Registration is now Open!
Botanical Illustration in Pencil Level 2: Expand your skills learned in Pencil I reinforcing and refining with additional techniques for Botanical Illustration in graphite. Group instruction, and individual attention are tailored to help you complete a botanical plate. Prerequisites: Botany for the Botanical Illustrator, Light on Form, Composition for Botanical Illustration, Perfecting Perspective Online: January 12, 20, 27, February 3, 19 – 9-noon
Watercolor Mixing: Learn to mix color consistently. Exercises, demonstration and discussion will show how to achieve a broad spectrum of mixing color. Learn about paint properties, how to select paint, and create color reference charts. End with color mixing exercises to match a variety of plant specimens. Prerequisites: None In Person: January 12, 19 26, Online: February; 2, 9 - 1-4pm
Introduction to Botanical Illustration: Whether you’ve had no experience with drawing or have forgotten what you learned, this is the class for you. Learn step by step in this gently paced course. Carefully explained demonstrations, simple exercises and helpful critiques show you how to draw what you see. Build your skills to enter the School of Botanical Art & Illustration with confidence. Prerequisites: None Online: January 18, 25, Febrary 1, 8, 15 – 1-4pm
Introduction to Watercolor Pencil: Discover the versatility of illustrating and painting with watercolor pencils. Tip, techniques on managing watercolor pencil wet or dry when used as a mixed media. A perfect media for developing a botanical illustration, botanical art, great for travel, sketching and journaling. Prerequisites: None Online Workshop: 2 Separate Sessions February 5 & 12 - 1-4pm February 16 & 23 – 1-4pm
Botanical Illustration in Watercolor II: Develop confidence as you work toward completion of a finished botanical plate working from a live specimen in this traditional media. Refine and develop techniques, fix mistakes and learn to enhance and manage perspective and depth. learned in Watercolor level one. Prerequisites: Botanical Illustration in Watercolor I, Botany for the Botanical Illustration, Perfecting Perspective, Light on Form, and Pencil 2 In Person: February 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26 – 9-noon
Watercolor Pencil & Graphite: Explore working with graphite and watercolor pencil in unison. A grisaille application in graphite is an effective bae for painting and layering color with watercolor pencils. Learn complimentary mixed media techniques working with these two medias together. Prerequisites: Introduction to Watercolor Pencil, Pencil I Online: March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – 1-4pm
Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park - Formerly Lakewood Heritage Center Winter Class Offering Registration is Open! Please go to: https://bit.ly/3n2KtPn to sign up, or phone the Registrar at: 303-987-7850 for more information!
Virtual Copperplate Calligraphy for Beginners - 17AV6001 This is an introduction to Copperplate lettering. We will be introduced to skill building techniques as you explore and develop the alphabet in beautiful and enchanting Copperplate. Learn how to mix an ink recipe, how to use stick ink, line your own guide sheets, experiment with color, and best of all begin to write beautifully using the pointed pen!