Showing posts from January, 2019

59. Various Media I Use for Teaching and Creating Botanical Art

New season starts in Januray, 2019! From beginner’s drawing course to advanced watercolor classes, I teach botanical art in various media and subjects.  Click READ MORE to see a slide show  ( Watch it in full screen!!!!! ) Watercolor, graphite pencil, pen-and-ink with crow quill pen... sometimes colored pencil, watercolor pencil. It's hard to say I prefer one to others, instead, I choose the medium that will be most efficent to the subject I choose.  In 2019, I add a few visiting artist or botanist workshops, too, when I believe the specialties they offer benefit students in my program.  I have planned several away workshops such as  at Brookside Garden, Lewis Ginter Garden, Evanston Art Center, Minnesota School of Botanical Art, Morton Arboretum, and with Florida Botanical Artists Society. I am seeing growing interest in botanical art classes generally, and maybe me as an artitst and instructor. Currently I am planning workshops for 2020.  Soon, I will have a mini sol