February 01 - March 07, 2020

Drawing & Painting: Botanical Art w/ Graphite & Watercolor

February 01 - March 07, 2020 BBAC Campus • 1516 South Cranbrook Road BirminghamMI  48009 View Map Organized by BBAC

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February 01, 2020 - March 07, 2020
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Saturday
Co-Ed

BBAC Campus

1516 South Cranbrook Road BirminghamMI  48009
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Description

Drawing & Painting Botanical Art with Pencil, Graphite & Watercolor
Instructor: Barbara Holmer

Botanical art is a blend of science and art that combines accurate
drawing and painting with a sensitivity to the beautiful and fascinating
features of plants. This class will focus on using a mixed media approach
to create traditional botanical art with graphite or colored pencil and watercolor.
Students should have experience with drawing from observation. Plant material
will be provided.
1121.32.01.20 Level 2 & Up
Saturdays, February 1 ? March 7
12:30 pm ? 3:30 pm, 6 sessions
$157 Members, $197 Guests, $5 Materials Fee

Drawing & Painting: Botanical Art w/ Pencil, Graphite & Watercolor
Instructor: Barbara Holmer

MATERIALS LIST

General Materials:

-kneaded eraser and white plastic eraser (Staedtler Mars)
-sighting stick, divider, or plastic grid ruler
-.5mm mechanical pencils with leads (F, HB)
-small (1?) hake brush or other soft brush
-pencil sharpener that gives a good point
-Panasonic KP-310 (available only on e-Bay)
-Staples brand model #21835
-Staedtler hand held sharpener, 2 hole tub
-Carl Angel 5 or Mitsubishi manual sharpener
-drawing board or foam core (about 11?x14? )
-1/2" artist's or drafting tape

PAPER:
-Graphics 360 layout paper or other translucent layout paper
-tracing paper
CHOOSE FROM:
-Stonehenge Drawing (graphite or colored pencil)
-Strathmore series 500 Bristol Board Vellum surface (graphite, colored pencil)
-Utrecht American Masters (graphite, colored pencil)
-Fabriano Artistico HP 140 lb. (watercolor or colored pencil)
-Stonehenge HP Aqua (watercolor or colored pencil)

COLORED PENCILS: (NOT watersoluble pencils!!)
CHOOSE FROM:
** -Faber Castell Polychromos (preferred: can be used with watercolor)
-Caran d?Ache Pablo
-Prismacolor Premier
-Derwent Colorsoft

WATERCOLORS bring what you have
OR:
-Winsor Newton : Winsor Lemon, Winsor Yellow Deep, Permanent Alizaron Crimson or
Quinacridone Magenta or Permanent Rose, Cadmium Red, Winsor Blue (green shade),
Cobalt Blue Deep or French ultramarine Optional: Burnt Sienna, Cerulean Blue
OR:
- Daniel Smith: Hansa Yellow Light, New Gamboge, Quinacridone Rose, Pyrrol Scarlet,
Phthalo Blue (green shade), French Ultramarine Blue

also:
-white plastic or porcelain paint palette with at least 6 wells plus mixing area
-watercolor brush with good point
ex: Loew Cornell Ultra Round #5 or #6
Utrecht Sablette series 228 round #5 or #6
-lint-free cloth or Viva paper towels
-water container

**please contact BBAC if you have any questions BEFORE purchasing supplies
248.644.0866.


Course Medium

Drawing and Painting

Location

Studio 7 at BBAC Campus

Instructor

Barbara Holmer

BBAC Campus • 1516 South Cranbrook Road BirminghamMI  48009 Get Directions

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