Roses: Botanicals in Colored Pencils - The Fine Art of Color Pencil Botanicals - 1 Day Workshop
About the instructor: Andrea Reichert has practiced art for more than 35 years. She has been a member of ASBA (American Society of Botanical Artists) for many years. She studied at UC Davis and the Beaux Arts in Bordeaux, France and is currently finishing the Botanical Certificate program at FILOLI Gardens. The mediums Andrea has worked in are: graphite, pen and ink, oils, acrylic, gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil. She is very excited that one of her watercolors has been chosen to be in the Alcatraz Survivor Plants Florilegium. Teaching is a way Andrea can share what she has learned about art and nature.
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Title: Roses: Botanicals in Colored Pencils - The Fine Art of Color Pencil Botanicals - 1 Day Workshop
Instructor: Andrea Reichert
Date: May 18
Day & Time: Sunday, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Fees: $75 Members; $85 Non-members
Description: Colored Pencils are a fun, and portable way to express oneself artistically, and easy for the beginning artist and a meditative change of pace for the painter or graphite artist. Roses are mysterious, romantic full of meaning and history. Learn how to draw and color these beautiful and sometimes complex flowers.
Materials List: Pad of drawing paper, Strathmore Bristol400 series (or similar) 11 x 14 good quality paper. Instructor will provide sheets of Fabriano Hot Press WC paper for purchase in the class; Tracing Paper, 9 x 12 OK ( I prefer “calque”); Kneaded Eraser, Paper-Mate “Tough Stuff” eraser stick approx. 1/8in thick. I will have some for sale; Graphite Drawing Pencils, 2H, H, HB; I will have an electric pencil sharpener in class.
Colored Pencils: If you have a set of good quality colored pencils (Prismacolors, Lyra, Faber Castell) bring them. Below is a list of colors you will need. We will probably add to them. Prismacolors: Pink; Hot Pink; Lemon Yellow; Canary Yellow; Scarlet; Magenta; Indigo Blue; Ultramarine Blue; Orange; Dahlia Purple; Lilac; Lavender; Black Grape; Tuscan Red; Spanish yellow; Limepeel; Olive Green; Kelp Green (A favorite of mine); Dark Green; Cream; Burnt Sienna; Burnt Ochre or a brown you like; Yellow Ochre; Prismacolor Verithins for detail: Indigo, Tuscan Red, Olive Green.
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