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Botanical Illustration in Watercolor II

All Dates and Times for Botanical Illustration in Watercolor II
Date Start Time End Time
Sep 11, 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
Sep 18, 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
Sep 25, 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
Oct 02, 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
Oct 09, 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

Watercolor basics got you started; now develop your confidence as you work toward completing a finished plate from a live specimen in this most traditional of botanical media. The emphasis here is on bringing it all together. Learn and refine additional techniques through instruction, demonstration and practice, with special attention given to layering, shading and building form. Discover brush techniques and colors that enhance perspective and depth. Follow painting steps through completion, from broad washes to final detail. Learn how to fix mistakes and understand why watercolor is a forgiving medium.


Prerequisites: Botanical Illustration in Watercolor I, Botany for the Botanical Illustrator, Composition for Botanical Illustration, Perfecting Perspective.

Fee: $245 member, $295 non-member

• Mon, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 6-9 p.m.


• Mon, Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Laurence Pierson




Fee: $300 member, $400 non-member

• In-class sessions: Fri-Sat, Oct. 27-28, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Note: All assignments are to be completed no later than November 30, 2017

Instructor: Constance Sayas


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