"Down" with Feathers

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Sunday March 1

9:30 AM  –  4:00 PM

Sundays: March 1, 8 and 22 (Snow date: Sun., March 29) | 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$220 members | $250 nonmembers

Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park

Objective: To be able to draw a variety of bird plumage

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing I and II

Learn to draw an outstanding feature of birds: the plumage. Study the various types, shapes and functions of a feather, and learn how to depict both soft fluffy down and flight feathers that resemble long, twisted blades. You will have the opportunity to work from feather specimens. Explore graphite and various color washes as a medium for final artwork. Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate elective