workshops 2017

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156




Info: 305.667.1651, ext. 3322


Online registration click here:


https://nc.fairchildgarden.org/fall2017-art-classes











Painting Butterflies at Fairchild

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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156


Info: 305.667.1651, ext. 3322


Online registration click here:


https://nc.fairchildgarden.org/fall2017


Botanical Art at Fairchild


Donna Torres


This class for the beginner and advanced student focuses on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students draw and paint using fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).  Drawing from traditional botanical illustration techniques and contemporary interpretations of flora, this class encourages expressive freedom while still honoring the beauty inherent in its plant subjects. Basic instruction in watercolor will be given as well as advanced Join us for lively discussions and exchange of ideas on materials, techniques and composition. Materials list provided upon registration.



Session A CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA, PLEASE JOIN ME IN SESSION B


1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, September 13 – October 4  (four sessions)



Session B


1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, September 13 – October 4  (four sessions)


ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP: PAINTING BUTTERFLIES IN WATERCOLOR

This class focuses on the accurate representation of butterflies using traditional illustration techniques. Students will be taught the basics of watercolor for doing butterfly illustration. We will be working from specimens from Fairchild's butterfly collection and/or photographs for the butterfly paintings. If you choose to work from photos, they must large and crisp.  


1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays, November 29  –  December 6 (two sessions) Members: $115.00 Non-members: $145.00 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156  Registration: 305.667.1651, ext. 3322 2017  

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