Zoom Workshop 101: Green Leaves: Texture and Color

Sunday, July 7, 2024: 3pm – 7pm EST

Thursday, July 11, 2024: 4pm – 6pm EST

Instructors: Pam & Sam
Level: All levels
Botanical Subjects: Green Leaves

Enjoy leaf hunting! (Make sure to forage safely!) Come to class with a variety of green leaves to explore their textures and tones. Here are some examples:
+ Fuzzy – stachys, lamb’s ears, or sage leaves
+ Matte – hydrangea, coneflower, or maple leaves
+ Shiny – rhododendron, azalea, rose, or holly leaves

Workshop Description

All botanical artists encounter the inevitable challenge of portraying leaves. How can we draw “fuzzy,” paint “matte,”or shade “shiny”? How can we color match nature’s infinite shades of green? Join this workshop to learn how to combine watercolor and colored pencil to create realistic renderings of different leaf textures and tones so your botanical compositions represent their natural subjects with beauty and accuracy.

What to Expect:

Our friendly instructors kick things off with live demos on day one, setting the stage for your botanical masterpiece. Day two brings confidence-boosting, constructive critiques and even more live demonstrations to fine-tune your skills… Learn more