July

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, making it a versatile medium for creating botanical artwork. Learn a variety of techniques, more...
251BIL415O 07/25 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Reiner
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This course offers an immersive exploration of drawing dragonflies with colored pencils. Through comprehensive demonstrations and hands-on practice, learn to depict the intricate beauty of these winged creatures, from their iridescence to the delicate wing veining. You'll discover essential techniques more...
251BIL384O 07/30 Tu 11:00am-2:00pm Reiner
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August

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.
251BIL301CO 08/03 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Nemergut
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Gather plants and urban detritus (like rust!) from the surrounding landscape to make beautiful dyes-bright magenta pokeweed, dark black walnut, and rich purple wild grape. In the first session, artist and founder of the Toronto Ink Company Jason Logan will more...
251CRF187O 08/03 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Logan
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Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
251LAN100CO 08/06 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Arrington
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This user-friendly intro course surveys the major plant groups-flowering plants, conifers, ferns, and bryophytes-focusing on their form and structure. Become botanically literate and gain practical experience in dissecting and analyzing plant structures.
251HRT300BO 08/12 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Thomson
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Learn how toned paper creates dimension and allows for vibrant colors, dramatic light, and dark application—bringing your subject to life. Using colored pencil, watercolor, and gouache, you'll explore a variety of painting techniques as you study the color shifts caused more...
251BIL359O 08/13 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Lyness
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This is the class for plant-lovers eager to up their game! Learn the terminology and basic botanical nomenclature that will help you recognize and describe key differences in common plants.
251BOT308CO 08/13 Tu 5:30pm-7:30pm Bucuvalas
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Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants. Through lectures more...
251HRT301BO 08/14 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Bulpitt
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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.
251BIL145EO 08/20 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Fashek
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Building on Botanical Drawing I skills, learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. 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 more...
251BIL302BO 08/22 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Grossman
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Bring the texture and tones of acorns 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 note that more...
251BIL128O 08/24 Sa 11:00am-4:30pm Grossman
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Make composition work for you! In this introductory overview, we will focus on a few key principles that will bring strength, balance, and the "wow" factor to your artwork in any medium. Analyze botanical art images, complete an in-class exercise, more...
251BIL156O 08/24 Sa 10:30am-3:30pm Rogers-Knox
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