Botanical Art at Ward Pound Ridge Reserve


All classes must have a minimum of 3 people enrolled.

🍁 New this Fall 🍁  Plein Air painting sessions for beginners offering 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

Wednesday Graphite and Beginner Color Pencil   For those that are just beginning and want to learn a strong drawing foundation and to those experienced students who just love the beauty of graphite and want to improve their skills.  Once foundation skills have been accomplished and you are ready move into color you can enjoy learning the wonderful medium of color pencil and it’s surprising beauty…..come and join us.

Wednesday classes 1-4pm 

Sept. 27th-Nov.1st – 6 week session $250.00  

Nov. 8th-Dec. 20th – 6 week session $250.00 🍁 no classes Thanksgiving week

Winter Break

Thursday Watercolor Class and Advanced Color Pencil   Anyone in the class must have completed their foundation classes in graphite and or their foundation work in color pencil (see Thursday).  The class will include color theory and the use of a limited pallet.  See supply lists for the materials you will need.  For those already experienced in watercolor who have their own color pallets there is no need to buy anything further than what you currently use =) For those that want to combine their work in color pencil and watercolor please bring the supplies needed.

Thursday classes 1-4pm

Sept. 28th-Nov. 2nd – 6 week session $250.00

Nov.9th-Dec.21st – 6 week session $250.00 🍁 no classes Thanksgiving week

Winter Break

Saturday Graphite and Color Pencil and Watercolor  Students of all levels are welcome to join this class.  You will learn at your own speed while enjoying class with students of many different skill levels. Class runs from 10am-1pm.

Saturday classes 10am-1pm

Sept. 30th-Nov. 4th – 6 week session $250.00

Nov. 11th-Dec. 23rd – 6 week session $250.00  🍁 no classes Thanksgiving week

Winter Break

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.  Makeups classes are offered as a courtesy but can not be used in place of payment for later class sessions.  Classes must be paid for in full at the beginning of the session. Please feel free to ask any questions regarding payment and class policy.

Private lessons are available at $50.00 an hour.

8 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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