Upcoming Workshops with Wendy Hollender
Portland Oregon, Botanical Drawing Workshop

Portland Oregon, Botanical Drawing Workshop

Portland Oregon, Botanical Drawing Workshop
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Grisaille Technique in Botanical Painting:
A Workshop with Wendy Hollender at the Portland Garden Club in Oregon

Join Wendy Hollender to learn the techniques outlined in her book Botanical Drawing in Color: A Basic Guide to Mastering Realistic Form and Naturalistic ColorStudents will learn how to use a grisaille technique for undertones in a neutral color and then how to layer color on top to create depth, using watercolor pencils in combination with dry colored pencils. This technique is very immediate and materials are simple, allowing the artist to work easily in multiple locations, and it is especially useful for work in the field. Students will become familiar with the techniques and practice on simple forms such as fruits using colored pencils. Then they will progress to more complex forms such as flowers.

Dates Thursday, Aprl 17th from 1 - 4pm and Friday, April 18th: from 10am to 3:00pm. 

Location: Portland Garden Club

Price: $175 per student which includes a  packet of art supplies to use and keep.
Art supplies included are:
Botanical Drawing, A Beginner's Guide Workbook with additional fabriano artistico watercolor paper inside.
Faber Castell Polychromo Colored Pencils and Albrect Durier Watercolor Pencils (15 pencils included)
Graphite pencil, ruler, hand sharpener, and eraser.

Please bring along a watercolor paint brush and a battery operated pencil sharpener if you have one!

Additonal art supplies can be purchased here if students would like a comprehensive package of art supplies. 

Botanical Drawing with Wendy Hollender at Hollengold Farm

Botanical Drawing with Wendy Hollender at Hollengold Farm

Botanical Drawing with Wendy Hollender at Hollengold Farm
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Join botanical artist, instructor, and author Wendy Hollenderat her home and garden to study the techniques outlined in her book: Botanical Drawing in Color, A Basic Guide to Mastering Realistic Form and Naturalistic Color published by Random House. Create a finished work in colored pencil and watercolor pencil from the plants growing in the fields at the Hollengold Farm. Use a “Grisaille” technique for undertones in a neutral color and then layering color on top to create realistic plant portraits. This technique is very immediate and materials are simple, allowing the artist to work easily in multiple locations, and is especially useful for work in the field. 

Hollengold Farm, Accord, NY

Farm fresh lunch included

Class is from 10:00 - 4:00pm each day.


If you are coming from far away we will suggest options for overnight stays in the area.

Dates: Friday June 27th - Sunday June 29th from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Workshop price: $300.00 includes lunch.

A refund of $250.00 will be given up until May 25th, 2014. After that time, no refunds unless your spot can be filled at which point we will refund $250.00

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