Botanical Art & Illustration:
Intro Classes & Workshops


September

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
221BIL246O 09/19 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
221BIL301DO 09/21 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
221BIL140FO 09/23 Th 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

October

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a Chinese lantern plant from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay more...
222BIL257O 10/03 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using more...
222BIL301A 10/05 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm James
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting miniature ornamental pumpkins from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be more...
222BIL229O 10/30 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Wry
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting fall leaves from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be covered. more...
222BIL203O 10/31 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

November

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen more...
222BIL145A 11/03 We 10:00am-1:00pm Wry
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
222BIL140AO 11/07 Su 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.

This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
222BIL263O 11/20 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

January

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
223BIL258O 01/08 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
223BIL145BO 01/12 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
223BIL301BO 01/12 We 11:00am-2:00pm Rawlins
ONLINE
223BIL301CO 01/13 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting colorful irises from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be covered. more...
223BIL237O 01/22 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
223BIL140BO 01/24 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a cyclamen plant from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay a more...
223BIL264O 01/29 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Rossetti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, more...
223BIL208O 01/31 Mo 10:00am-3:30pm Jess
ONLINE

February

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Examine the enormous variety of forms and structural adaptations of flowering plants—the world's dominant plant group. Through lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory studies, learn to recognize and more...
223BIL300BO 02/02 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen more...
223BIL145C 02/03 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Christiansen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting pine cones from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will be covered. more...
223BIL274O 02/05 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
223BIL301DO 02/10 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
223BIL242O 02/26 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

March

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This intro class teaches you basic botanical illustration techniques to help you make realistic drawings of branches, stems, leaves, and flowers using graphite and colored pencil. more...
223BIL145DO 03/01 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
223BIL301EO 03/02 We 11:00am-2:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets, even in the winter's cold. Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while more...
223BIL225O 03/06 Su 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
223BIL140CO 03/07 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
Learn how to capture the fuzzy surface texture that kiwis possess. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of more...
223BIL262O 03/12 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE