Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 19 2021.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
In this course, students will learn a step-by-step methodology to develop their work. Good foundational skills are offered. Each week students will study a new local native plant and complete a sketch. This course brings art to science while inviting students to have fun developing fine art skills. Topics include the art of seeing / drawing, laying out accurate plant structure, watercolor pencil and gouache tips, the art of taking field notes and researching general ethnobotany, creating dimension and depth, and dry brush painting with layering. A materials list will be provided.
Claudia Stevens is an award-winning botanical artist, plant enthusiast, and teacher rooted in a love of nature. Her work has displayed at Stanford, Filoli Estate, The Helen Crocker Russel Library of Horticulture, San Francisco Botanical Garden, natural history museums, and elsewhere. Her work has been published in numerous books and magazines.
This is a Livestream-Only Course
Classes stream live at the scheduled day and time
Classes are not recorded, which means you will not be able to view a video of them later