Botanical Art Workshop: Roses in Watercolor

Levels: All Levels

Offered: Two day Weekend Workshop - 05/18/19 - 05/19/19, 10am - 4pm

Instructor: Maria Cecilia Freeman

Botanical Art prizes both beauty and accuracy. In this workshop we’ll begin with close observation of our live plant specimens (to be provided), learning to see and draw the botanical details – a rose is not just a pretty flower! We’ll work on varied approaches to color mixing, and practice techniques of watercolor brushwork particular to botanical art – layering colors and small “dry brush” work that allows us to capture fine details of our subjects. You’ll get plenty of individual attention as you draw and paint, to challenge and encourage you at your own level of skill.


Instructor: Maria Cecilia Freeman is a professional artist with 25 years of experience bridging scientific illustration and botanical fine art. Her award-winning drawings and paintings have appeared in solo and juried exhibitions across the U.S. and in Europe, and in the Filoli Florilegium. You can see her work at her website:


Fee: $160 / $140 member price Join Now

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