Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration Certificate Program
This program offers classes in botanical drawing, botanical painting, introductory botany, as well as classes specializing in specific art techniques and plant groups. View certificate requirements and deadlines, an online gallery, and the current newsletter here.
Coming this Fall:
Begins this week!
Rosehips: The Perfect Botanical Study
Oct 6, 2016 – Oct 8, 2016 9am – 4pm each day from Thursday – Saturday Level: Intermediate & Expert
Australian master botanical artist, John Pastoriza Piñol employs traditional and contemporary techniques to create the beautifully vivid art for which he is well-known. Students will learn the intricacies of achieving fine detail with watercolor masking fluid and NEEF ¼ Comb, invaluable tools for contemporary botanical artists. As a result, your paintings will be brought to a new level of realism and detail. Students should have skills in drawing and watercolor. John will assist you with painting the chosen class subject. John will show how masking fluid can be used to achieve very fine detail and will instruct students how to use the NEEF ¼ Comb. For intermediate and advanced students.
Cost: $345 / FOBG: $310
Creative Color Pencil Workshop
November 1 & 8, 2016
10:00 am – 3:30 pm each Tuesday
Level: Beginner and above
Coloring books are all the rage! Join Tina Thieme Brown to discover how easily you can create beautiful color pencil drawings. This class will include demonstrations of color pencil technique using a variety of color pencils. Individual attention will be given to students of all levels in a creative color pencil exploration using fall fruits from the garden.
Cost: $175 / FOBG: $160
This information can also be found at Classes Near You > Maryland.