The last 6 week session before summer break begins next week. We will be having Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday classes. Graphite and color pencil will be on Wednesday and watercolor on Thursdays…with a bit of everything on Saturday :O) Cost and all details are listed in “Classes”. Please email me and let me know which day you will be attending. firstname.lastname@example.org
I will be offering a few workshops in June and will be listing them soon.
Kitchawan is beckoning. We will be going to the farm on Wednesday mornings this summer from July 22nd thru August 26th, meeting from 9:30-12:30. That gives us 6 lovely weeks of drawing at the farm 🙂 This year I will be offering accordion books. Please let me know if you want one and I will have it made up for you. Accordion books will be $10.00. We will discuss possible ways to create a story through page layouts and how to have a finished book of your summer at the farm. You are welcome to make your own accordion book or draw in your journals or sketch pads…..as always the goal is to enjoy yourselves. Choose your own medium….micron pens, watercolor, color pencils, pastels whatever you enjoy.
Cost will be $75.00 for six classes or $15.00 individual classes (pay as you go).
Contact me at email@example.com if you want an accordion book for you or if you have any questions.
The house will be opened on May 16th during the Plant Sale. If you would like to have some of you work on display please bring me your framed piece with proper wire hanger this coming week. Deadline for drop-off is May 13th. 1-3 pieces per student 🙂
Watercolor Color Pencil class will be offered from June 10th to July 15th on Wednesday mornings from 10am-1pm. We will explore the possibilities and fun in using water soluble color pencils (Caran D’ash, Derwent, Faber Castell). You will need Watercolor pencils and 140lb hot press watercolor paper. A minimum of 5 people enrolled in class is necessary for the class to run. Should be fun :0)
The Fall Schedule is now ready in the “Classes” section above :O) We will return to Pound Ridge Nature Reserve from the end of September until Christmas week. Weekday classes will be from 1-4pm and the Saturday classes will be from 10am-1pm.
Summer isn’t over yet and we are looking forward to two more visits to the farm. The last farm visits will be on August 6th and August 27th.
I have started a new Facebook group page for my classes. Many of you have asked for a place to share you work and be able to ask questions when you feel stuck between sessions. So I’m going to try the Facebook forum and see how it goes. It is for student’s in my classes only….it is a place to share with me and with fellow classmates between classes. So for those of you who are on Facebook search for the group page “Sharing Botanicals”and join us. I will visit the site frequently and try to help out with helpful hints and tips. You can also enjoy each other’s work and questions. Have fun and be inspired.
I will also be share things I am working on during the summer break and beyond :0) I will still continue to post all updates on my website as well.
Those of you who are already on Facebook I took the liberty of inviting you into the group….you can delete your invitation if you don’t want to be part of the group…no worries :0)
I hope the rains have finally ended……phew…..what week!
I am working on a giant strawberry inspired by a website I think you will all enjoy! http://workshop.watercolourswithwow.com it is by a talented botanical artists Anna Mason. She has many wonderful videos on technique…enjoy 🙂
Here’s my first attempt at a video….a little shaky and blurry but fun!