Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a lovely striped tulip from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and dry brush techniques will be covered. This online course will offer live demonstrations, videos, and individual feedback.