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Watercolor Explorations – Leaves
August 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm$125 - $150
Watercolor Explorations – 3 Days, 3 Subjects
Nationally recognized botanical artist and teacher Laura Vogel returns to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for a series of four, intimate 1-day workshops August 19 and 22-24. Check our calendar for detailed information about each workshop, including Watercolor Techniques offered Saturday, August 19.
A 3-part Watercolor Explorations series will be held Tuesday-Thursday, August 22, 23 and 24. Enjoy one, two or all three days of this hands series and learn botanical watercolor techniques. Each day we will work on the subject listed below. Photographic reference material and, when possible, specimens will be made available. All levels are welcome. No previous drawing or painting experience required. Some supplies will be provided by the instructor.
Watercolor Explorations – Flowers, the third of the series, will be held Thursday, August 24. Suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refine their techniques, it will be held at the Garden from 10 AM – 3:30 PM.
Day 1: Leaves, 8/22
Day 2: Branches, 8/23
Day 3: Flowers, 8/24
Cost: Leaves: $125 for SBG member/$150 nonmember. Sign up for all three workshops in the Watercolor Explorations series for only $300. Preregistration required; payment reserves your spot.
Class limit: 12 students
Instructor: Laura Vogel is an exceptional botanical artist and widely recognized for her ability to teach students of all abilities. She has been an instructor for the New York Botanical Garden’s Botanical Art & Illustration Program for 21 years. Ms Vogel received her BA with a major in painting and minor in ceramics. Her interest in plants and art led her to in depth studies in botany at William Paterson University and plant illustration at the New York Botanical Garden. She worked as a freelance botanical illustrator for Dr. Noel Holmgren at NYBG, illustrating over 1300 new drawings for The Illustrated Companion to Gleason & Cronquist’s Vascular Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. In 1998, the Illustrated Companion was awarded Top Bioscience Book of the Year by the Association of American Publishers.