Drawing and Painting Pines (Online Art Workshop)

Drawing and Painting Pines (Online Art Workshop)
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Drawing and Painting Pines (Online Art Workshop)
Mary Ellen Carsley, Professional Artist/Illustrator and Visual Arts Coordinator at Severn School

Beginners and experienced artists alike can celebrate the winter season by learning how to draw and paint pine trees and branches! In this online workshop, you can discover fundamental drawing skills, gain confidence in representing the natural world on paper, learn basic watercolor techniques, and pick up a few pro tips to help you capture the beauty and vividness of these enchanting evergreens. You can continue to explore pines in the upcoming related online workshop, How to Draw a Pine Cone, on February 18, 2023.

 Suggested Materials List:

  • Drawing Pad/Paper 9”x 12” or larger for both wet and dry media
  • 2H pencil
  • 4B pencil
  • Watercolors or water-soluble graphite pencils assorted
  • 1 small pocket pencil sharpener
  • 1 kneaded eraser
  • 1 “pink pearl” or similar type eraser
  • Watercolor brushes
  • 3-4 small ceramic or glass jars for water and mixing washes (repurposed jam jars are excellent for this)
  • A piece of paper towel

Intended Audience: Adult All Levels: Suitable for all learners, this program will provide a variety of content. Program providers will answer both introductory and more advanced questions.

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, January 21
TIME: 10:30 a.m. to 12 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