The Winter/Spring schedule of botanical art classes at Lasdon Arboretum in Somers, NY has been announced.
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Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial
Located in Somers, NY, the 234-acre Lasdon Arboretum is home to the botanical art program directed by botanical artist Laura Gould. Laura is a botanical artist who works primarily in colored pencil, graphite, and watercolor. Detailed course descriptions, supply lists, registration information, and Laura’s online gallery can be viewed at Barking Dog Studio.
- Wednesday Watercolor Class & Advanced Colored Pencil – January 25 – March 7, 2012; 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Participants will learn color theory and the use of a limited palette. Pre-requisite: Foundation classes in graphite, foundation work in colored pencil. If you already work with your own color palette, this is all you need to bring to class. If you would like to work in both watercolor and colored pencil, please see supply list online. Cost: $250. Register
- Thursday Graphite and Beginner Colored Pencil – January 26 – March 8, 2012; 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Establish a strong foundation in drawing and discover the beauty of graphite. After your foundation skills have been honed, begin your study of colored pencil techniques. For beginning and experienced students. Cost: $250. View supply list. Register
- Saturday Graphite and Colored Pencil – January 28 – march 10, 2012; 10 AM – 1 PM. Students of all levels are welcome to join the class. Learn at your own pace while enjoying the company of fellow artists. Cost: $250. Register
Early Spring Sessions will occur March 14 – April 28, 2012
The Wednesday and Thursday series will be 7 weeks ($250 each series). The Saturday series will 6 weeks (class does not meet on Easter weekend; $225 for the series). Register
Late Spring Sessions will occur May 2 – May 31, 2012
The Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday series will each be comprised of 5 weeks of instruction. Cost: $200 each series. Register