Botanical Art at Lasdon Arboretum

lasdon trees in fog

Taken on a foggy morning at Lasdon Arboretum

All classes must have a minimum of 3 people enrolled to continue.

Botanical Art Class – all levels are welcome.  New students will start in graphite to master the foundation skills of drawing.  More experience students will work in graphite, color pencil and watercolor.   You will learn at your own speed while enjoying class with students of many different skill levels.

Classes are from 1pm-4pm

January 25th-March 1st – 6 classes at $250.00 

March 8th-April 12th – 6 classes at $250.00

April 19th-May 24th – 6 classes at $250.00

One day workshops will be offered in color pencil and watercolor in the spring.

🎨 NEW this spring! Plein Air painting sessions for beginners.  Please inquire about private or small groups.  Sessions are weather dependent. We will be painting in the beautiful changing season that surrounds us.  Classes will be offered on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday mornings.  Private and small groups available.

Each session is three hours.  The price varies depending on the package chosen.

Single Private Session with easel, paints and canvas supplied – $75.00

Single Private Session with your own equipment and supplies – $50.00

Private three day sessions with paints, easel and canvas supplied $175.00

Private three day sessions with your own supplies $150.00

Semi private group (2-3 people) with equipment supplied $45.00 per session or 125.00 for a group of 3 sessions.

Semi private group (2-3 people) with your own supplies $35.00 per session or $100 for a group of 3 sessions.

Please contact me with any questions:  lauragould@mac,com

Please send checks prior to the first day of class to insure a spot in the class of your choice.

To register for classes please fill out the registration form linked at the top of this page.  To guarantee a space in the class please send registration and check at least 2 weeks before class begins. Contact my by email for mailing address

Payment, Refunds and Makeup Policy –  Refunds will not be given any later than 2 weeks into a class session.  Because of the limited schedule makeup classes cannot be offered.  Please feel free to ask any questions regarding payment and class policy.

Private lessons are available at $50.00 an hour.

10 thoughts on “Classes

  1. Would love to try some more! Thursday afternoon is fine for me if there is room. We are in a new place and a new time?? Pound Ridge – 1 to 4?
    xox c

  2. Hi Laura,
    Could I possibly come to your Wednesday classes? Are they being held at Lasdon?

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