Botanical Art & Illustration Summer Intensive Classes

Four Classes, July 6 – August 7

Advance your artistic development quickly! Newcomers to Botanical Art & Illustration can complete Botanical Drawing I & II in just four weeks —less than half the normal time. Current and advanced students can choose from a selection of required classes also offered in a reduced time frame.


July

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.

This class is a prerequisite for all more...
211BIL301IA 07/06 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Nemergut
NYBG

Pen and ink, among the most versatile and useful media, can be used to create high quality, easily reproducible drawings. Learn how to produce different strokes and howto create tone by using stipple, line, and crosshatch techniques.
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211BIL400 07/06 Mo 10:00am-4:30pm Morley
NYBG

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.

This class is a prerequisite for all more...
211BIL301IB 07/07 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm James
MDTN

The focus of this course is on color theory and application. Colored pencil line and tone can be applied to look like either drawing or painting, a versatility that makes it an enjoyable medium for creating botanical artwork. Learn how more...
211BIL415A 07/14 Tu 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
NYBG

Apply Botanical Drawing I skills and techniques to simple relevant subjects. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. Learn to translate color into black and white, and create the illusion of depth and space in more...
211BIL302C 07/27 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Nemergut
NYBG