Online: Drawing Winter Trees in Pencil and Ink Registration
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Online: Drawing Winter Trees in Pencil and Ink
Registration Begins
1/12/2021 10:00 AM
Last Day To Register
2/5/2021 11:55 PM
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Mary Ellen Carsley, Professional Artist/Illustrator and Visual Arts Coordinator at Severn School

Drawing trees in winter is a great way for beginner and experienced artists to understand structure, scale, and proportion. Join Mary Ellen for this online art workshop as she demonstrates how to develop your style through compositional principles and techniques, from both Eastern and Western traditions, using both pencil and ink. Mary Ellen will also share pro tips on how to make media from botanical sources and create stained papers.

Suggested Materials List:
Drawing Pad/Paper 9”x 12” or larger for both wet and dry media
2H pencil
4B pencil
Paper tortillion / stump for blending
1 small pocket pencil sharpener 
1 kneaded eraser
1 pink pearl” or similar type eraser
Watercolor brushes
Small bottle (4 oz.) India ink
3-4 small ceramic or glass jars for water and mixing washes (repurposed jam jars are excellent for this)

Please note: No materials will be provided by the USBG. See materials list for suggested items related to the workshop. Registration for this workshop will close at 11:55 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Friday, February 5, 2021. Participants will be emailed the link to access the workshop at 12:15 a.m. ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021.

DATE: Saturday, February 6
TIME: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: online
FREE: Pre-registration required

Cancellation Policy
The U.S. Botanic Garden reserves the right to substitute instructors or cancel programs when necessary.

United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 225-8333