Artist Lala Ragimov has announced her new scientific illustration class for children and adults. This weekend class will be taught at Madrona Marsh, the last vernal marsh in Los Angeles County. See below for details.
A Southern California artist who studies the techniques of Renaissance painters and uses these techniques in her work. Her work is currently on view in the solo exhibition, Envisioning the Natural World, at the Madrona Marsh Nature Center. Lala’s classes appeal to a general audience and can accommodate participants working on independent projects. Botanical artists are welcome! The classes below are taught at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center in Torrance, CA.
Exploring Watercolor Techniques
Thursdays, September 20 – November 29, 2012; 6:30 – 9:00 PM
(no class Nov 22)
Learn new techniques at each meeting. Students have the option of participating in the class project or working on their own. Cost: $135 Torrance residents ($150 non-residents). View Details/Register
Fundamentals of Oil Painting
Learn oil painting techniques and apply your new knowledge using still life sets or in your own independent project. Topics addressed include: color theory, composition, positive space and negative space. Two sections of this course are available. Cost per section: $135 Torrance residents, ($150 non-residents)
Mondays, September 17 – November 26, 2012; 6:30 – 9:00 PM
(no class Nov 12)
View Details/Register for Monday option
Tuesdays, September 18 – November 20; 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
View Details/Register for Tuesday option
Learn to Draw and Sketch
Tuesdays, September 18 – November 6, 2012; 12:30 – 2:30 PM.
In this introductory course, participants will learn how to observe subjects. They will also learn about shading, composition, expression and style. Cost: $100 Torrance residents, ($110 non-residents)
Drawing and Watercolour Painting (Ages 10-16)
Young artists will work in pencil, pen, ink and watercolor while learning about perspective, shading and color. They will also draw and paint from life and imagination and learn the techniques of the Old Masters. Two sections of this course are available. Cost per section: $79 Torrance residents, ($89 non-residents)
Fridays, September 21 – November 9, 2012; 4:00-5:30 PM
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Saturdays, September 22 – November 10, 2012; 3:15-4:45 PM
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NEW! Botanical and Zoological Illustration
Learn how to draw and paint the plants and animals at Madrona Marsh, the last surviving vernal marsh in Los Angeles County. In this Saturday morning program, participants will learn how to create botanical, ornithological and other scientific illustrations with the help of the artist Lala Ragimov. Basic drawing and watercolor supplies provided. Adults and children (9 years old and older) are welcome. Cost: $10 per class. Class dates are listed below. Each class meets from 10 AM – 12 PM.
To register, contact Friends of Madrona Marsh at (310) 782-3989.
Explore the Madrona Marsh online at www.friendsofmadronamarsh.com.
Satuday, November 17, 2012
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Saturday, January 26, 2012
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Saturday, April 20, 2013
This information can also be found at Classes Near You > Southern California.