NEW! Wild About Flowers – Mixed Media w/ Ellen Duarte

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Wild about Flowers – Mixed Media

Instructor: Ellen Duarte

Day: Wednesdays (6 weeks). Class begins May 15th

Time: 9am-11:30am

Cost: Members $110 | Non-Members $140

Discover the many wildflowers around us on Cape Cod. How many do you know? Learn to use Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide to identify the plants you don’t know. Sketch in the field and in the studio to further your understanding of local plants. Choose your favorites to illustrate using a variety of media.

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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