Students enthralled by the discovery of detail will find Botanical Art an amazing art genre. Artists who like flower painting will find this course a huge boon to executing better drawn plant images. Students will concentrate on one subject to develop drawing and or watercolor skills in the classical tradition. Learn the pencil and watercolor techniques in the style of the French Court. Understand the importance of Gesture, Contour, and Key Element Warm-Up Exercises and explore the Five Elements of Geometric Form. Learn to measure depth and portray actual plant size. Students will be able to repeat lessons from this class at home with the help of Ms. Braida’s "Ten Steps..." book series. No experience is necessary. Interested students may pursue a Certificate in Botanical Art if desired.
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A $25 materials fee will be collected by instructor on the first day of class.