NEW! Garden Beauties – Mixed Media w/ Ellen Duarte

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Garden Beauties – Mixed Media

Instructor: Ellen Duarte

Day: Wednesdays (5 weeks). Class begins June 26. No class on 7/3/19

Time: 9am-11:30am

Cost: Members $92 | Non-Members $116

Discover new beauty in your favorite garden blooms. Render a variety of flowers in your choice of media. We will be focusing on color accuracy, tonal quality and compositional strength. Bring your choice of blooms, either potted or cut, or use what I provide. It will be a surprise!

Materials List:

Sketchbook 9×12 or larger, as preferred
Eraser, white plastic is best
Micron pen size 005, permanent black ( available in singles or within a set )
Watercolor paints, what you have (whatever your preferred brand and palette)
Watercolor brushes, 2 size #4 or #6 pointed round( if you own them, if not, some are available to borrow)
Paper towel
Water container
Watercolor paper, hot press, 140 lb or greater, available for purchase in class (approx. $3)
Tracing paper
Masking tape
Foam board ( 9×12 or larger)

Artist Bio:

Ellen Duarte has been creating a Christmas card almost every year since taking up botanical illustration more than a decade ago, when she began her studies at Wellesley College Botanic Garden. She earned her Certificate of Botanical Illustration in 2015. Ellen grew up in Maine and raised her family on Cape Cod. She currently resides in Centerville and is still frequently visiting Maine. She and her husband enjoy three grown children and many grandchildren.

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