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Botanicals in Watercolor
4-Session Daytime Course
Thursday, May 28 to June 18, 2020 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
By Lubna Zahid
Paint for enjoyment and appreciation for nature in this introduction to the processes and techniques of drawing and painting flora. In this workshop open to all levels, students discover the versatility and fluidity of the medium while exploring the functional and aesthetic elements of color and design found in plants.
Step-by-step instructions in watercolor are given, along with practical demonstrations and exercises aimed at the development of observational skills to accurately record three-dimensional forms. Students learn to work from reference photos and create harmonious and interesting pieces of art.
A supply list may be downloaded from this page no later than 2 weeks prior to the first session.
Instructor: Lubna Zahid
4 sessions; 3 hours each
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)