Wildflowers in the Woods: Techniques with Colored Pencils
This program will be held indoors in one of our well-ventilated classrooms. Group size will not exceed current state restrictions. Please note, there is currently construction happening at Tower Hill which may result in altered or obstructed walkways, parking lots, and parking spaces, in addition to some noise.
Saturday, May 8, 2021 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Max Participants: 10
Instructor: Carol Schwartz
Take a short walk in the Tower Hill Botanic Garden woods and snap a few photos of the beauty and color of forest wildflowers at the time of year when the woods are bursting with blooms. Then at the comfort of a table, use your colored pencils to draw and color your favorite flowers. You will be taught some techniques for using colored pencils to make your drawing come alive. All levels are welcome.
Materials (Supply your own--not included with registration)
1. Mixed media paper pad, 9" x 12", such as Canson XL or Strathmore or Canson Mi-Tentes Drawing Paper Pad, assorted colors
2. Colored pencils, assorted colors, brands such as Prismacolor, Caran d'Ache, Derwent, Faber-Castell Polychromos
3. No. 2 pencil and an eraser
Carol graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute, attending her senior year at Rhode Island School of Design. She earned her MFA in Illustration from the University of Hartford, Connecticut in 2014. Her education equipped her to be diverse and adaptable, with work appearing in 60 picture books and countless magazines, newspapers and advertisements.