Nov 3 – Gift of Greetings Workshop w/ Ellen Duarte

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w/ Ellen Duarte

Nov 3 – Gift of Greetings Workshop w/ Ellen Duarte



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Gift of Greetings Workshop

Instructor: Ellen Duarte

Day: Saturday, November 3rd

Time: 9:30am-3:30pm

Cost: $110 Members / $140 Non-Members



Create your own holiday greeting card and it will be a gift to all who receive it. Ellen Duarte will guide you through the process of drawing and painting your own creation in this all day workshop. Compose, draw and apply watercolor washes, then get your image ready for printing. Your friends and family will cherish this beautiful gift made by you and you can share it with as many as you like.


Materials list for Gift of Greetings

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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