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Bind Your Own Sketchbook

Registration begins December 13, 2016 at 9am. Classes go on sale then.

Teen Workshop

Learn a simple, elegant and functional retchoso binding and create your own archival art journal in one day.

 

Fee: $95 member, $130 non member.

 

Sat, July 8, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

 

Instructor: Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski

Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil I

Registration begins December 13, 2016 at 9am. Classes go on sale then.

You’ve learned to layer colored pencil, now learn techniques to draw effectively in this medium. Apply your drawing skills and learn new methods specific to colored pencils. Techniques include layering, building and burnishing in color. This versatile, portable medium is perfect for sketching on location as well as producing studio pieces. Learn through instruction, demonstration and practice on small studies of botanical subjects. You’ll be ready to produce a finished plate in Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil II. Prerequisites: Botanical Illustration in Pencil I, Light on Form, Color Layering for Colored Pencil.

 

Fee: $245 member, $295 non-member

 

• Tue, Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 9 a.m. – noon

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• Wed, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 6-9 p.m.

Instructor: Susan Rubin

 

 

Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil II

Registration begins December 13, 2016 at 9am. Classes go on sale then.

Take your colored pencil skills to the next level and become proficient in this fun, versatile medium. Work through a step-by-step process to create a preparatory layered drawing. Learn techniques to create texture, detail and depth to enhance your subject. Experiment with different surfaces and solvents for blending and shading. Add depth with atmospheric perspective and learn finishing techniques that will make your drawings pop. Individual attention will guide you to create a finished botanical plate. Fee: $245 member, $295 non-member. Prerequisites: Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil I, Botany for the Botanical Illustrator, Composition for Botanical Illustration, Perfecting Perspective.

 

• Wed, Feb. 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Susan Rubin

 

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Fee: $300 member, $400 non-member

• In-class sessions: Fri-Sat, June 30 – July 1, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

All assignments are to be completed no later than July 30, 2017.

Instructor: Susan DiMarchi

 

 

 

Botanical Illustration in Pen and Ink I

Registration begins December 13, 2016 at 9am. Classes go on sale then.

Pen and ink is at the heart of botanical illustration. Expand your drawing repertoire as you learn techniques to create line, form and texture in black and white. “Expressive line” and “stipple” become part of your artistic vocabulary as you practice this traditional medium with modern and versatile technical pens. Step-by-step instruction, demonstration and practice will give you the foundation you need to draw any botanical subject accurately and skillfully. Prerequisite: Botanical Illustration in Pencil I; Perfecting Perspective strongly recommended.

 

Instructor: Marjorie Leggitt

 

Fee: $245 member, $295 non-member

 

• Wed, March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, 9 a.m. – noon

Instructor: Renee Jorgensen

 

• Thu, June 8, 15, 22, July 6, 13, 6-9 p.m.

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Botanical Illustration in Pen and Ink II

Registration begins December 13, 2016 at 9am. Classes go on sale then.

 

Take your pen and ink skills to a new level of sophistication. Explore the Gardens’ limitless world of color, texture and complex botany and incorporate this information into black-and-white illustrations. Working with both technical pen and traditional quill, learn advanced techniques to make strokes mimic the fuzz on a fern, the down in a milkweed pod or the mottled colors of a variegated begonia. Learn how to layer and manipulate lines and stipples to develop a full range of value, texture and atmospheric perspective. Pen techniques take on new meaning as you flesh out the final inked illustration of a plant of your choice. Prerequisites: Botanical Illustration in Pencil I, Botanical Illustration in Pen and Ink I, Perfecting Perspective, Light on Form, Botany for the Botanical Illustrator.

 

Fee: $245 member, $295 non-member

 

• Tue, Feb. 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Marjorie Leggitt

 

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