Instructor: Gaye Grossman

Gaye Grossman
Gaye Grossman began her art career custom painting furniture and murals. This grew into a decorative paint finishing company that she ran for 25 years serving private homes and businesses throughout New York and Connecticut.

In addition to her studies at Grand Central Atelier in New York City, she earned a certificate with honors in botanical illustration at the New York Botanical Garden. She has exhibited her work in the ASBA Annual International shows in New York and California, the Society of Botanical Artists Plantae '21 Exhibition, the Carter Burden Gallery in New York City and the Connecticut Cancer Foundation in Old Saybrook, CT.

Gaye is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and is a Fellow of the Society of Botanical Artists in Great Britain. She is a co-coordinator of the Tri-State Botanical Artists of New York Botanical Garden.

Classes by this instructor

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

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.
244BIL301BO 06/20 Th 11:00am-2:00pm Grossman

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