Celebrating Imperfection Watercolor Workshop

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Friday August 6

9:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Instructor: visiting artist Julia Trickey

Friday., Aug. 6 | 9 a.m. – noon EST | 1500 – 1800 BST

Sun., Aug. 8 |10 am – noon EST |1600 – 1800 BST

$195 members | $225 nonmembers

Presented as a live webinar through Zoom

Objective: To be able to use several watercolor techniques for depicting a faded specimen

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Prerequisite: Drawing I and II and Watercolor I

*Relevant demos are recorded and made available to pre-registered students within 1 week of each class session. Videos will be viewable for one month from receipt. 

In this workshop students will look at how to depict less than perfect flower or leaf specimens. We will look at the characteristics of fading subjects, and consider the process and techniques for capturing these in watercolor. This may include features of fading flowers, how to make flowers look translucent, wet-in-wet techniques for undulating leaves and petals, working larger than life, composition and background options and fine detail.   Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate elective