Botanical Art & Illustration:
Intro Classes & Workshops


January

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.
233BIL145BO 01/11 We 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

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.
233BIL301CO 01/12 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Nemergut
ONLINE

Bring the unique textures and bright color of red bell peppers to life on paper using specific watercolor techniques. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture of this more...
233BIL167O 01/14 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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.
233BIL301DO 01/21 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Rawlins
ONLINE

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 your own pace on a variety of pieces.
233BIL140BO 01/23 Mo 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting the muted tones of winter seed pods and berries. A photograph will be provided for reference. Flat wash, layering, and dry brush techniques will be covered. This online course more...
233BIL133O 01/28 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

February

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, careful feedback via group discussion and teacher-led demos. We'll pay special attention to your more...
233BIL208O 02/07 Tu 10:00am-3:30pm Jess
ONLINE

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.
233BIL145CO 02/09 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

Bring the lush color and tone of an eggplant to life on paper using specific watercolor techniques. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture of this subject. Please more...
233BIL282O 02/11 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

From "mushroom leather" fashion to best-selling books on how mycelial networks create webs of interconnectivity between species, fungi continue to capture the contemporary imagination. Join us to view stunning artwork created by botanical artists Christiane Fashek, Lucy Martin, and Margaret more...
233BIL807O 02/16 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Fashek
Martin
Saylor
ONLINE

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. This online course will offer live demonstrations, videos, and individual feedback.

Artists of all more...
233BIL237O 02/18 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

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.
233BIL301EO 02/21 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

March

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 draw the many plant parts and growth stages of the most common plant families. more...
233BIL300O 03/01 We 10:00am-12:30pm Rauh
ONLINE

Bring the unique texture and subtle colors of an artichoke to life on paper using specific watercolor techniques. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture of artichokes. Please more...
233BIL270O 03/04 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

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.
233BIL301FO 03/08 We 11:00am-2:00pm Lyness
ONLINE

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 your own pace on a variety of pieces.
233BIL140CO 03/13 Mo 6:00pm-8:50pm Vogel
ONLINE

Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets, even in the winter's cold.

Artists of all skill levels will enjoy these one-day workshops dedicated to basic watercolor techniques. In each session, you'll learn to capture the more...
233BIL225O 03/18 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Vogel
ONLINE