Saturday 01-09-21 12:00 am (Eastern) Also January 16, 23 and 30 - 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you’ve seen it? This introductory class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills. Artist Katy Lyness is a passionate home gardener and teaches botanical illustration at the New York Botanical Garden. She has been represented in international exhibitions and is active in the Tri-State Botanical Artist Group. She received her MA in Art Education from Columbia University Teacher’s College.
A minimum materials list is available below – more information to follow upon registration.
Registration is limited to 16 participants.
Four Saturdays: January 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Price includes all four sessions.
Materials List (Minimum)
Pencils: Graphite Pencils: 1 of each, Faber-Castell 9000 or Derwent Graphic – 6B, 2B, HB, 2H,
Erasers: Tombow Mono Zero Refillable Eraser Round, White plastic eraser, Small kneaded eraser
Pencil Sharpener: Alvin Brass Bullet Pencil Sharpener
Paper: Strathmore 400 Series Heavyweight Drawing Pad – 11″ x 14″, 24 sheets, Tracing paper: Canson Foundation Calque 11″ x 14″
Ruler: Clear plastic 12 inch
Duster: Alvin Draftsman Duster or large makeup brush
Tape: Artist’s Tape ¬æ”
If you want to work in color or pen then also get these:
Colored Pencils: Prismacolor: Basic set of 12, #20508-1209 and Process Red #994
Pen: Micron pen 005
Highly Recommended books: Botanical Art Techniques by American Society of Botanical Artists, Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling by John Muir Laws, The Joy of Botanical Drawing by Wendy Hollender, The Science Behind Flowers by Dick Rauh
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to be added to the wait-list.