Basic Watercolor with Summer Flowers (Online Workshop)


Basic Watercolor with Summer Flowers (Online Workshop)
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Basic Watercolor with Summer Flowers (Online Workshop)
Mary Ellen Carsley, Scientific and Botanical Illustrator and Art Educator

Celebrate the beauty of summer's showy blooms while learning the fundamentals of watercolor media, techniques, and color theory. During this online art workshop, Mary Ellen will also share how to establish a regular artistic practice and keep a garden sketchbook. Be ready for artistic inspiration and delight through a close look at summer flowers!

Intended Audience: Beginner: Suitable for budding learners, this program contains introductory level information for getting started on the topic.

Suggested Materials List

  • Watercolor Pad 90 lb. Paper 9”x 12”
  • 2H pencil
  • Water soluble wash pencils (optional)
  • 1 small pocket pencil sharpener
  • 1 “pink pearl” or similar type eraser
  • Watercolor brushes
  • Basic Watercolor Set
  • 1-2 small ceramic or glass jars for water (repurposed jam jars are excellent for this)

Please note: This program will be offered through the online platform Livestorm. Clicking on the pre-registration link below will allow you to register through that system.

DATE: Saturday, June 11, 2022
TIME: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET
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