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Botanical Illustration for Beginners, March 5, 12, 19, 26 (Tuesday evenings 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm)

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March 5 @ 6:00 pm 9:00 pm

Tuesday evenings, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm via Zoom

Cost: $100

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 plant drawings using various 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 Teachers College. 

Botanical Drawing for Beginners – Part One

In this beginner class, we will introduce drawing concepts: establishing correct proportions, creating tonal gradations, conveying light on form, understanding plant morphology, and understanding color theory. We will also discuss botanical illustration as a subject: how do we define it, its history, and its importance today. 

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March 2024 Botanical Illustration for Beginners (Part I)
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