Instructor: Laura Vogel

Laura Vogel
Laura Vogel, who has taught at NYBG for 18 years, and worked as afreelance botanical illustrator for Dr. Noel Holmgren, illustrating over 1300 new drawings for The Illustrated Companion to Gleason & Cronquist's Vascular Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. Laura also taught field biology at William Paterson University and contributed illustrations to 3 volumes of Intermountain Flora. She was also asked to design several textile projects by Spring Textile Company.

Classes by this instructor


Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a lovely, bearded iris in watercolor and colored pencil. Flat wash, layering, and dry brush techniques will be covered. This online course will offer live demonstrations, videos, and individual more...
251BIL162O 07/18 Th 11:00am-1:45pm Vogel
ONLINE

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...
251BIL302CO 09/28 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Vogel
ONLINE

Designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills, this class will allow you to work at your own pace on a variety of pieces. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction.
244BIL140AO 06/22 Sa 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE
251BIL140BO 09/24 Tu 6:00pm-8:50pm Vogel
ONLINE

Learn how the wet on wet technique is used by botanical artists to achieve the groundwork for painting peppers and mushrooms. Additional techniques, such as dry brush for the finishing touches, will also be covered. This online course will offer more...
251BIL188O 09/13 Fr 11:00am-1:45pm Vogel
ONLINE