Botanical Illustration in Watercolor I

Become part of the watercolor botanical tradition. Combine drawing skills and your knowledge of color mixing as you discover the delight of putting brush to paper to learn the specific techniques of transparent watercolor. Instruction, demonstration and practical exercises will guide you through a variety of watercolor techniques: flat and graded washes, highlights and drybrush detail. Learn to build washes for depth of tone and shading, and how to create soft and hard edges. With these foundational skills, you’ll be ready to create a finished plate in Botanical Illustration in Watercolor II.


Prerequisites: Light on Form, Color Mixing.


Fee: $280 member, $330 non-member.



Tue, Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Constance Sayas


Thu, June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 6-9 p.m.

Instructor: Laurence Pierson


Dates + Times

Jun. 13
Thursday, 6:00 pm