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Use bamboo brushes, ink and watercolour on rice paper to depict the soft warm colours of spring flora and fauna. Extra $30 if materials required.
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 07/04/2014 and ending 12/05/2014 at 10:00AM
Develop your own botanical painting style. Instruction is based on your level of expertise. All levels welcome. Bring watercolour materials and an inspirational subject.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 10/04/2014 and ending 12/06/2014 at 10:00AM
Using a sketchbook and simple mixed media approach, you will create a colourful, inspired book of garden ideas. Geared for beginners, this workshop will cover the basics of sketching and colour theory. A fun, relaxed approach will inspire even the non-artistic to produce a book to use throughout the gardening season. A supply list will be provided.
Single class scheduled on 12/04/2014 at 1:00PM
Create a botanical drawing and painting project. Learn how to choose botanical subjects, do exercises on gesture, contour drawing and blending techniques with graphite, as well as botanical painting techniques including colour mixing and matching, undertone painting, glazing and value contrast.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 26/04/2014 and ending 27/04/2014 at 10:00AM
The Ontario Plein Air Society (OPAS) leads you on a one-day exploration of the wonderful world of plein air painting-painting outdoors. Suitable for studio or new artists seeking a great new way to paint. Learn techniques for composing a live scene. Discuss some of the practical aspects of plein air painting, learn tricks, and come away with a completed painting. Please bring your own materials; a list will be provided.
Single class scheduled on 19/07/2014 at 9:00AM
Develop your own style of botanical painting in this relaxed, studio-style class with our talented instructor whose work is currently on display in the library. Individual instruction is based on your level of expertise. Bring watercolour materials and an inspirational subject. Beginners welcome. Please contact the TBG for a materials list.
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 19/06/2014 and ending 14/08/2014 at 10:00AM
Be inspired by Liz Menard's artwork currently on display in our library. Discover creative printmaking with an easy-to-use etching press and metal plates with water-based non-toxic inks offering numerous possibilities for beautiful art, from greeting cards to handmade artist's books! Suitable for beginners. Additional materials fee $25.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 09/09/2014 and ending 28/10/2014 at 1:00PM
Develop your own style of botanical painting in this relaxed, studio-style class with our talented instructor whose work is currently on display in the library. Individual instruction is based on your level of expertise. Bring watercolour materials and an inspirational subject. Beginners welcome, please contact the TBG for a materials list.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 18/09/2014 and ending 27/11/2014 at 10:00AM
TORONTO BOTANICAL GARDEN, 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON CANADA | 416-397-1341 | info@torontobotanicalgarden.ca