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Carol Woodin

www.carolwoodin.com
Carol is an award-winning freelance artist whose specialties include orchids, rare wildflowers, heirloom fruits and garden plants. Visit her website to view her workshop schedule. Upcoming classes include:

    Roses in Watercolor on Vellum
    Roses and vellum were meant to go together. Capturing color and texture of petal and leaf on a warm, translucent surface will yield rich and lifelike rose portraits. Learn drybrush techniques in watercolor on vellum through demonstrations and practice using roses from the collections at the US Botanic Garden or Brookside Gardens.


    Roses in Watercolor on Vellum

    Brookside Gardens
    Wheaton, Maryland
    May 18 and 19, 2017
    9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
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    Roses in Watercolor on Vellum

    US Botanic Garden
    Washington, DC
    May 20 and 21, 2017
    9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    View Details/Register

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The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region (BASNCR) is committed to education in the botanical arts. They provide a variety of educational opportunities through meetings, field trips and workshops to members and artists in the vicinity of Washington, D. C.

You are invited to visit their website at http://www.basncr.org for information about joining and for updates about member workshops and educational opportunities.

The National Capital Region encompasses the following states: Virginia, Maryland, District of Colombia and Delaware.

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Were you inspired by Kelly Houle’s Illuminated Origins project?

Below is an opportunity for botanical artists to learn about the painting and gold leaf techniques used by manuscript artists. Read about the medieval illumination class, and other exciting classes, to be offered this Spring at Corcoran College of Art & Design in Washington, DC.


Corcoran College of Art & Design

www.corcoran.edu
The only college of art and design in Washington, DC also offers a certificate program in botanical art and illustration. Classes include introductory courses in botanical drawing, botanical painting and specialty classes such as Plant Portraits in Oil and Medieval Illumination.

  • Drawing Orchids – March 17-18, 2012; 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Orchids will be the focus as students learn drawing and compositional skills. Light, shade, shadow, plant morphology and botanical forms will also be discussed. Students will be introduced to wet and dry media. Beginner/Immediate. Cost: $490 (0.5 Credits). View details
  • Medieval Illumination and Egg Tempera on Vellum
    February 11-19, 2012; 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Egg tempera, 24k gold leaf technique and natural pigments will be discussed. Students will learn how to grind natural pigments and learn the techniques used by manuscript artists during the 4th – 14th centuries. Some materials provided by instructor. Cost: $970 (1 Credit), plus $100 lab fee. View details
  • Photographing Orchids – March 3-4, 2012; 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Learn classic and creative photography techniques that will have you shooting compelling orchid images in no time. This workshop is designed for photo enthusiasts who want to photograph orchids at the National Orchid Show. Cost: $490 (0.5 Credits). View details
  • Introduction to Botanical Painting in Watercolor
    January 18 – May 9, 2012; 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For beginners wanting to learn about the painting techniques used by contemporary botanical artists. Students will learn how to apply paint to create form and detail. Some drawing experience helpful. Cost: $1440 (1.5 Credits), plus $60 lab fee. Audit Fee: $720, plus $60 lab fee. View details
  • Intermediate Botanical Painting in Watercolor
    January 18 – May 9, 2012; 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. This course is a continuation of the introductory course above. Students will continue their study of painting techniques and plants. Cost: $1440 (1.5 Credits), plus $60 lab fee. Audit Fee: $720,plus $60 lab fee. View details

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