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Event Dates
April 8; 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
April 15; 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
April 22; 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Fundamentals of Watercolor for Botanical Illustration

Tuesdays, April 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014, 9 am - 1:30 pm


Students learn about painting materials (papers and brushes), practice watercolor painting skills and complete exercises demonstrating core techniques. Students complete one or more painting(s) of a simple botanical subject (e.g., leaf, nut, simple flower) of their choice, practicing the painting skills taught in the class. Accuracy of representation is emphasized as well as artistic expressiveness. Instructor: Hazel Buys. On completion of this course, candidates for the Certificate of Competency in Botanical Illustration will submit their mid-program portfolio for review.

4 sessions = 16 hrs.  GES: BI, 16, required.  $179 / $135 for members. 

This class is full.  If you wish to be added to the wait list, please call 804-262-9887, x320.