Botanical Drawing Classes in Chicago, IL

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Virtual Botanical Drawing & Watercolor

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at Jade Scarlett - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Learn how to draw and paint beautiful botanicals in a fun, stress-free environment where absolutely no experience is necessary. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. We will cover line drawing, and basic as well as more advanced watercolor techniques to create beautiful flowers...

Saturday Dec 5th, 11:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$50

2 sessions

Virtual Beginner Drawing

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at Kiya Nicole - Virtual Learning via Zoom

In this class we will do a graphite still life drawing. I will go over hatching and cross hatching techniques to build value to create depth, and use basic shapes to build our objects. We will review how to create a dynamic composition to make a beautiful drawing! The techniques you will learn are foundational skills that can be applied to a variety...

Saturday Dec 5th, 2pm - 3pm Eastern Time

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Botanical Drawing (Virtual)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Learn the basics of rendering a botanical subject in pencil. Working with a plant, flower or vegetable for a subject, we will go from beginning sketch to finished drawing. Capture lush petals, stunning patterns, intricate natural designs, and organic colors. Supply List

Friday Jan 15th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$190

4 sessions

Botanical Drawing 2

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Continue to build your drawing skills with advanced graphite techniques, light and dark media on toned paper, and carbon dust. A supply list will be sent.  Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing 1. ART requirement

Sunday Mar 14th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$298

6 sessions

Composition (Online)

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at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Composition is the all-important arrangement of visual elements that contributes to a successful work of art. Discover the components of fine botanical composition in this online class with students of all levels. You will also explore design and execution to enhance your artwork.  This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations...

Saturday Mar 13th, 9am - 11:30am Central Time

  (7 sessions)
$349

7 sessions

Botanical Drawing I: Methods and Materials

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective,...

Thursday Jan 14th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$479

6 sessions

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Plant Morphology for Botanical Artists - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Examine the enormous variety of forms and structural adaptations of flowering plants—the world's dominant plant group. Through lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory studies, learn to recognize and draw the many plant parts and growth stages of the most common...

Wednesday Feb 3rd, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$545

8 sessions

Purple Coneflowers in Watercolor - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting a Purple Coneflower from the photograph provided. Demonstrations will show you how to lay a smooth wash and how to shade a form to make it look 3D, among other techniques and visual effects....

Saturday Jan 23rd, 11am - 4:30pm Eastern Time

Botanical Drawing 1

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Strong drawing is the cornerstone of botanical art. In this class, we will work in pencil, covering the fundamentals of proportions, line, tone, dimensionality, and expression. We will work from live specimens, flowers, seeds, and fruit.

Saturday Jan 9th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (8 sessions)
$374

8 sessions

Hummingbirds - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions. Hummingbirds play a key role in the pollination of many flower types and can add lively interest to your botanical art. You'll learn the anatomy, habitat and behavior of these diminutive birds, as well as techniques for rendering their vivid hues in colored pencil,...

Tuesday Feb 2nd, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$319

4 sessions

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Acorn Squash in Dry Brush Watercolor - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor. This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture of acorn squash. The demonstration will include color mixing, working light to dark, layering colors, adding fine detail, using...

Saturday Feb 20th, 11am - 4:30pm Eastern Time

The Art of Nature

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at Chelsea Drawing & Painting Workshops - Virtual Classroom

This is a Zoom Workshop to teach how to draw & paint the natural world. Just as mystics have sought meditative peace in the woods deep quietude, the natural world has also inspired artists of all cultures. They have applied their artistic skills to capture it with the techniques of sketching. The act of sketching requires concentration....

Thursday Jan 7th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

In-Progress Portfolio Critique - Online

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at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, careful feedback via group discussion and teacher-led demos. We'll pay special attention to your ability to convey the intricacy of your subject. Are your details complete?...

Wednesday Feb 17th, 10am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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Nature Drawing in the Virtual Gardens - Online

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at Bronxville Adult School - Virtual Learning via Zoom

This drawing course on Zoom is appropriate for both beginner and experienced artists. The instructor, Sylvia Vigliani, can provide images from the New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) for assignments or you may use your own images of flowers and gardens if you prefer. In four sessions, we will complete a series of drawings based on observation. We will...

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$75

4 sessions

Botanical Illustration & Watercoloring (2 Sessions)

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at CraftJam - Online 00000

Full Course Name: Botanical Illustration and Watercoloring WebJam No green thumb? No problem! Skip the soil and learn how to draw and paint botanical images in a fun, stress-free environment - no experience necessary! In this two session class, you will learn the basics of line-drawing illustration followed by the fundamentals of watercolor painting,...

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$32.66

2 sessions

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