Come join me around some of our naturalized areas in Charlottesville to document our observations. This class will work on how to create and maintain a field sketchbook. We sketch outdoors in all weather(!) and meet once a month so that we can observe monthly changes in our environment. A great class to get to know your surroundings and start a journal. Dates: 9/15, 10/20, 11/17. Contact me for details and to hold a spot. ($180)
This is a 6 week botanical watercolor evening class focusing on Spring specimens. We will learn dry brush techniques such as brush control and color mixing. The classes are for all levels and will be held from 6:30-8:30 at McGuffey starting March 23rd through May 4th (no class on April 6th). Contact Lara to sign up. $250. Paints will be provided but students will be expected to get other supplies.
Come join me in Paris, Virginia (at the lovely Paris Apothecary) to explore the Sky Meadows State Park to document our observations. This class will work on how to create and maintain a field sketchbook. This is a great class to get to know your surroundings and start a journal. 2-4. Contact the Paris Apothecary for details and to hold a spot.
This one-day painting class at the exquisite Silver Thatch Inn will introduce you to the process of drawing and composing a botanical painting using fall nuts, berries, leaves, and other exquisite natural specimens to pick from. We will be using one color (sepia) and this class is perfect for beginners or for those who want to refine their painting skills. You will learn detailed dry brush watercolor techniques including brush control and layering. Paint will be provided but other basic supplies will need to be brought to the class. Contact Lara for more details. $180