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Botanical Illustration IV - Intermediate Watercolor and Gouache Techniques (213-139)

Wed, Jan 21, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Feb 4, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Feb 11, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Feb 25, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Mar 4, 10:00am--1:00pm
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am--1:00pm

Following Botanical Illustration III and continuing our use of a "Naturalist's Palette", we will put our watercolor techniques together with compositional and layout techniques to develop complete studies of specimens from the Garden. We will focus on techniques for shade and shadow, light and shine, texture and detail.

Gouache techniques will be thoroughly taught with an emphasis upon the needs of the botanical artist. Each participant will assemble and learn to use a 20-color palette of Winsor Newton Gouache. Papers, surfactants, brushes, grounds and addends will be covered

Experience with watercolor and drawing recommended.

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Instructor Mary Harden
Fees MEMBERSHIP INFO members $150.00; nonmembers $175.00 
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