Join Botanical Illustrator Claudia Stevens and the Nature Journal Club for a 1.5-hour workshop. Through step by step demonstrations, you will learn foundation techniques and skills to carry into their next level of your art. Bringing art to science: observation, attention to detail and plant structure, measurement, recording data, and accuracy. Learn how to layer watercolor pencils and incorporate them into a watercolor painting. All made easy and fun with composing, layering transparent hues, and dry brush are examples of techniques covered.
- A plant specimen to draw
- Paintbrush and water (or waterbrush)
- Set of watercolor pencils (Derwent or Faber-Castel)
- A small set of watercolors. Consider the Derwent Inktense Paint Pan Travel Set.
All ages and experience levels are welcome. $20 suggested donation.
Note: We'll be meeting at our alternate location for this session: Presidio 989 (our space down by the Warming Hut).
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Please note: Park Academy classes are meant as a special perk for volunteers, members, and employees. If you do not work for the Golden Gate National Parks, are not a member, or have not volunteered with us in the past year, a donation is encouraged. Volunteer or become a member today!