The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens San Marino, CA
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Botanical Drawing: Seeds, Nuts, and Pods
Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Learn to create detailed botanical drawings of interesting seeds, nuts, and pods, exploring techniques for shading, texture, and perspective while creating a unique composition. Botanical artist Lisa Pompelli leads this two-day class, which is suitable for beginners and more advanced students.
Class supply list is below.
Please bring the following items each day of class.
2H, HB & 3H graphite drawing pencils, artist quality. Recommended brands: Staedtler Mars Lumograph, Faber-Castell or Derwent. Avoid Turqoise pencils 1 Prismacolor Ebony Pencil Optional Staedtler Mars Technico Lead Holder along with 2H or H Lead refills Staedtler Mars Lead Pointer (sharpener)
Magic Rub eraser Kneaded eraser Faber-Castell Perfection Eraser Pencil Eraser shield stainless steel (Alvin) Blending tortillions medium Blending stump medium Small dusting brush or one bird flight feather (for removing eraser debris from drawing) Pencil sharpener preferably electric or battery operated White artist tape not masking tape Rulers 6" or 12" clear ruler with red grid lines [C-Thru #B50 or #B60] and 12" or 18" metal ruler with a cork bottom X-Acto knife with #11 blade Sandpaddle sharpener (sandpaper on a small paddle)
14 x 17 Strathmore Drawing pad medium (brown cover). Do not bring Bristol, newsprint or papers with a smooth surface Tracing paper either a roll or pad
Small Desk Lamp w/adjustable arm and incandescent lightbulb. Please do not bring type with clamps as the base. (The desk lamp is necessary for seeing your plant and work area.)
Optional: masonite sketch board with 2 clips, or rigid board
Sources: Dick Blick www.dickblick.com (800)-828-4548 Cheap Joe's www.cheapjoes.com (800) 227-2788 Utrecht www.utrecht.com (800) 223-9132 Swains Art Supplies www.swainart.cm (818) 243-3129
WAIT LIST POLICY: Occasionally a space may become available, so please visit this event page again at any time. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please call 626-405-2128. Please leave your name, phone number, and program name. You will receive a call back ONLY if there is an opening.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds will be issued only if cancellation is made at least 5 days prior to the event. Cancellations made within 5 days of the event will not be refunded.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (View)
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108