Winter Gems

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Saturday December 8

9:30 AM  –  4:00 PM

Sat. Dec. 8 and Sun., Dec. 9 | 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$160 members | $180 nonmembers (specimen fee included)
Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park

Objective: To be able to observe color and texture in seasonal plants
Level: Intermediate to advanced
Prerequisites: Botanical Drawing I and II, Watercolor I. This pre-requisite is a requirement to enroll in this course. If you feel you have alternate botanical art training that would satisfy these requirements, contact Phipps at Phipps will require you to supply samples of your work. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for review.

In this two-day workshop, illustrate seasonal plants in an assortment of colors using different methods of mixing watercolor pigments along with a variety of wash techniques. Through a series of demonstrations as well as individual help and group discussion, you will be encouraged to apply these techniques to a composition of multiple small specimens or a single sample of winter flora. An assortment of specimens will be provided from Phipps’ annual Gifts and Greens Sale. Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate elective