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Botanical Course: Watercolor & Graphite

Explore and learn the technique of painting watercolor washes over a carefully executed graphite drawing. This method of botanical painting will likely be enjoyed by those who love pencil drawing and further want to develop their watercolor skills.

Mondays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, 2020  2:00 PM  – 5:00 PM (4 classes)

Natural Science Workshop: Gems & Fossils

A portrait of a piece of rock, mineral, or a fossil can be a true gem, whether as a slice or as a three-dimensional subject. In this workshop, we will discuss and look at different species and determine how best to portray them with colored pencils. Different colored papers can be used depending on the specimen to show it to its best advantage. Please bring a specimen you want to draw and paint to class.

Monday, April 13, 2020 – 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (1 class)

Natural Science Course: Gems & Fossils

Further your colored pencil skills with rocks, minerals, and fossils as the subject. The range of colored pencils used in the workshop will be expanded in this course to assist in creating greater depth and color accuracy. Different substrates, such as Tavertine stone and wood will be introduced. Please bring a specimen you want to draw and paint to class.

Mondays, April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 2020, 2:00 PM  – 5:00 PM (4 classes)

Botanical Workshop: Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are marvelous subjects to study form, texture, pattern, and color. In this workshop, students may choose to use watercolor or colored pencils, or a combination of both. Please bring a specimen to class.

Monday, June 1, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (1 class) 

Botanical Course: Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables will be the subject. Students may use watercolor for the initial washes and render the details with colored pencil, or use watercolor or colored pencil alone. Students can choose to portray their subject as a botanical study or as a still-life. Please bring specimen to class.

Mondays, June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (4 classes)

Cost per course session: $ 240 EEA members / $ 288 non-members

Cost per workshop: $ 60 EEA members / $ 72 non-members

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