Seattle-area residents have many opportunities to learn botanical art!
Here is Kathleen McKeehan’s new teaching schedule:
Kathleen McKeehen, Scientific Illustrator
Kathleen is a teacher and freelance illustrator. Her work has appeared in Organic Gardening Magazine and The Herb Companion. View Kathleen’s artwork in the ASBA Members’ Gallery or at the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators’
Science-Art.com. Kathleen welcomes both beginners and advanced students to her classes.
Studio Classes with Kathleen McKeehen
Morning to early afternoon studio sessions are available on Wednesdays and possibly Tuesdays. For more information, please contact Kathleen.
Botanical Watercolor – Mondays, October 1 – November 19, 2012; 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Poulsbo Parks & Recreation, www.cityofpoulsbo.com
Botanical Drawing – Mondays, January 28 – March 18, 2013;
7:00 – 9:30 PM (no class Feb 18). Poulsbo Parks & Recreation, www.cityofpoulsbo.com or 360-779-9898
Botanical Watercolor – Thursdays, October 11 – November 15, 2012; 10 AM – 1 PM. Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, View Details/Register
Fridays, January 18 – March 22, 2013; 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn to draw botanical subjects with basic techniques of measurement, gesture sketching, and shading; class is good preparation for continuing with botanical painting or for drawing other non-botanical subjects. Repeat students can take on more complex subjects with supervision. Gage Academy, Seattle, www.gageacademy.org
Fridays, January 18 – March 22, 2013; 1:30-4:30 PM
Winter subjects such as conifers & cones will be rendered using classic dry-brush and wash techniques; beginners will learn measurement, flat & graded washes, dry-brush–methods that produce a realistic and accurate rendering. Returning students will get additional practice in these techniques and can select subjects of their choice. (Those interested in expanding subjects to include natural history options such as feathers, skulls, shells, etc. will be able to do so.). Gage Academy, Seattle, www.gageacademy.org
Winslow Art Center, Bainbridge Island
Check the schedule at Winslow Art Center for announcement about the dates and time for this class.
Botanical Watercolor Painting Conifer Cones
February 9-10, 2013 (All Day)
New students will learn basic dry brush watercolor techniques and work on a simple fir cone; students with some experience in the technique can tackle more complex cones. Gage Academy, Seattle, www.gageacademy.org
Botanical Watercolor Edible Botanicals!
March 2-3, 2013 (All Day)
Students will learn basic techniques of dry brush and controlled washes to portray simple fruits or vegetables; students with some experience may select subjects of their choice and work under supervision to review and learn new skills. Gage Academy, Seattle, www.gageacademy.org
This information has also been posted to Classes Near You > Washington.