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From Graphite to Color

Lotus graphite   Lotus graphite and color

Laura Vogel of the New York Botanical Garden returns to teach an intimate, 3-day watercolor workshop. Day One: explore the tools of graphite and classical light on form. Day Two: color theory and applied techniques.  Day Three: refine techniques with additional reference material or one’s own subjects.  Suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refine their skills. The workshop will be held Tuesday-Thursday, August 28-30 from 10 AM – 4 PM each day.

Cost: $375 SBG members/$400 nonmembers. Preregistration required; payment reserves your spot. Note: class fills quickly. Call 208-726-9358 to register.

Materials list:  Sawtooth Materials List From Graphite to Color Workshop

Instructor: Nationally recognized artist and popular teacher Laura Vogel has taught at the New York Botanical Garden for 21 years. Vogel will also teach ‘Watercolor Weekend’ August 25-26 at SBG.

Lotus seed in graphite (L) and graphite with color (R) by Laura Vogel

Watercolor Weekend

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Laura Vogel, master watercolor instructor from the New York Botanical Garden, will return to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden to teach “Watercolor Weekend” on August 25-26.  Registration is now open.

This intimate workshop is excellent for beginners as well as for more experienced artists who wish to refine their skills. Participants will practice watercolor techniques on day one and then apply those techniques using leaf images on day two.

A nationally recognized artist and popular teacher, Laura Vogel has taught at the New York Botanical Garden for 23 years. Vogel will also teach ‘From Graphite to Color’ on August 29-30, 2019 at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden.

The class will fill quickly and preregistration is required.

Cost: $195 SBG members/$225 nonmembers. Workshop fills quickly and preregistration required; payment reserves your spot. Click here to register.

Materials List:  Sawtooth Materials List Watercolor Weekend – Fall Leaves

Instructor: Nationally recognized artist and popular teacher Laura Vogel has taught at the New York Botanical Garden for 23 years. Vogel will also teach ‘From Graphite to Color’ August 29-30 at SBG.

Leaf image by Laura Vogel

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor with Stan Miller-FULL

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This is an exceptional opportunity to learn the fundamentals of realism, impressionism and abstraction from a master watercolorist in a small class setting. Learn how to explore landscape painting by choosing a paintable subject that matches ones skill level, technique, color, creating mood, understanding composition & design.

Day/Time:   Wednesday-Friday; July 25-27, 2018; 9 am-4 pm

Location: Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, 4 miles south of Ketchum, Idaho

Cost: $400 SBG members/$450 nonmembers. Act now, class fills quickly! Call 208-726-9358 to pay and confirm your spot.  CLASS IS FULL

Materials listStan Miller Landscape in Watercolor Workshop

Instructor: Stan Miller is an internationally known American artist. He has instructed workshops and juried art events around the world.  He is a signature member and award winner with the American Watercolor Society.  In 2015, Stan was first place winner in the Artist’s Magazine National Competition and in 2014 was an Award winner and participant in the World Watercolour Competition and Exhibition in Narbonne, France. He participated in the 2014 World Watermedia Exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2006 Stan was the Grand Prize winner in the Watercolor Magic Magazine National Competition, USA. In 2004 he as the First Place Winner in the Artist’s Magazine National Competition, USA. In 2002 he was an award winner at the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York City. To learn more about Stan and his work, please visit http://stanmiller.net/.