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Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets, even in the winter's cold.
Artists of all skill levels will enjoy these one-day workshops dedicated to basic watercolor techniques. In each session, you'll learn to capture the beautiful colors and unique details of a different botanical subject. Plant and photo reference materials will be provided by the instructor.
No previous drawing or painting experience is required. Sign up for one or take the entire series.
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No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits once a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment.
If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.
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Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.
New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.
New York Botanical Garden
NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458 NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
When coming to class, please enter via Mosholu Entrance, located at 2950 Southern Boulevard, at all times. And ask for the Watson Building.
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Since its founding in 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a museum of plants, a preeminent center for botanical research, a global leader in plant-based education, and one of the great cultural institutions in the world.
The New York Botanical Garden educates people of all ages about the science,...
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This class is beginner-friendly and no previous experience is required! You’ll learn how to choose the best materials and the basic techniques for painting gorgeous florals and how to master the skills you need to enjoy the serene, relaxing benefits that watercolors can provide. After practicing the techniques and step-by-step instructions...
Friday Apr 3rd, 6pm - 8pm
Watercolor is a versatile water-based medium that is perfect for making free-flowing artwork. It is all about enjoying the process of creating, not just worrying about the final result. This makes it the perfect CraftJam to pair with a glass of wine this summertime! Bring a buddy and get creative in our Floral Watercolor Workshop for a fun-filled night...
Saturday Apr 18th, 2pm - 4pm
Gain an understanding of traditional watercolor techniques: wet-into-wet, layering transparent washes and experimenting with various materials. The instructor— classically trained —will demonstrate loose and controlled watercolor techniques as it’s needed. Teaching will be individually adapted to your direction and level. Students will work...
Monday Mar 30th, 9am - 12pm(8 sessions)
Learn how to watercolor from professional watercolor artists who will share the tricks of their craft with you. Our watercolor technique will allow you to leave your one hour session with actual abilities to paint on your own. Come back for more to perfect your technique and hang with a community of like minded creatives. Classes include supplies....
Saturday Apr 4th, 12pm - 1pm
We’ll show you how to create a sketch off of your computer screen to then paint in using beautifully fluid watercolor. Our process will get you diving into the art creation process fast and efficiently so you can recreate the process on your own. Needed for class: basic watercolor set, 2 brushes, pencil, kneaded eraser, ...
Tuesday Mar 31st, 6pm - 7pm(3 sessions)
This course will teach basic water color techniques and some artist tricks to add interest to your work. Students will work on landscape, still life, floral, expressionistic, and representational paintings. Expect to learn, relax, and enjoy while creating beautiful artwork. This class is for beginner watercolor painters. Students are asked to bring...
Monday Mar 30th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm(8 sessions)
This is a longer watercolor class that allows you to learn more technique and a more impressive piece of art. Classes include supplies. Process Our process involves using tracing paper to warm up your hand and set the image with graphite. We then will jump right in to painting and show you how to blend colors using the right sized brushes and...
Friday Apr 3rd, 6pm - 8pm
Perception as a source for imagery will be explored in this class. Formal elements of painting such as composition, tone, and color will be pursued while maintaining an appreciation for the immediacy and fluidity of watercolor. We will cover basic technique such as wet on wet, dry brush, color mixing by layers and so on. Individual attention...
Tuesday Mar 31st, 7pm - 9pm(8 sessions)
Work from still life and the model. Emphasis will be on massing in layered, transparent washes initially with a gradual buildup of detail through color and tone. The particular qualities of various pigments will be examined and incorporated to build up areas of transparency and opacity, with emphasis on composition and rhythm. Registration fee included....
Thursday Apr 2nd, 1pm - 4pm(8 sessions)
Watercolor Calligraphy Brush Lettering Live Online Class In this Watercolor Calligraphy Brush Lettering class you'll learn the techniques you need to create with watercolors and a waterbrush, the thick and thin lines that create the beautiful letter forms of modern brush calligraphy. No prior experience is required! The skills you’ll learn...
Wednesday Apr 1st, 5pm - 7:30pm
Watercolor classes are the perfect way to ignite your inner-artist and express yourself through painting! Enjoy this inspiring journey of watercolor painting classes and learn a wide variety of watercolor painting techniques that will send your creative spirit soaring. In our watercolor lessons for beginners and intermediate levels, you will...
Friday Apr 10th, 11am - 1:30pm(4 sessions)
This course will combine loose and controlled watercolor techniques focusing on still life and motifs from life and resource materials. A major focus will be on composition, color, and issues related to the medium but will introduce students to exploring abstraction and diverse methods of using watercolor. We will work with a single object and various...
Thursday Apr 2nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm(8 sessions)
This watercolor workshop, using watercolor inks, is designed for adults of all artistic abilities. Inks are completely transparent and colors are easy to mix and flow beautifully. Wet on wet, wet on dry, hand-done type, and the use of resist will be demonstrated. The class approaches watercolor using graphic illustration with an emphasis on...
Tuesday Apr 21st, 1pm - 4pm
Introduction to Watercolor Calligraphy Brush Lettering Calligraphy isn’t a lost art, it’s just an art that you haven’t learned yet. Our Watercolor Calligraphy Brush Lettering class teaches you the techniques you need to create with watercolors and a waterbrush, the thick and thin lines that create the beautiful letter forms of modern brush...
Saturday Apr 11th, 11am - 1pm
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Sign up for one section, or several! Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at your own pace on a variety of pieces. Please bring lunch. Note: ...
Monday May 4th, 10am - 2:30pm(5 sessions)
The finest jewelry houses in the world express their designs with gorgeous hand painted masterpieces. Design concepts are shown in rich, vibrant colors and their stones glow with imagination and inspiration. Master this uninterrupted flow of creativity with traditional European watercolor techniques that have turn into timeless pieces of jewelry....
Tuesday May 5th, 6pm - 9pm(8 sessions)
Focus on the bold, symmetrical shape of this spring favorite whose beauty has captured our imagination for centuries. Artists of all skill levels will enjoy these one-day workshops dedicated to basic watercolor techniques. In each session, you'll learn to capture the beautiful colors and unique details of a different botanical subject....
Sunday May 17th, 10am - 3:30pm
This Watercolor Florals live online class is beginner-friendly and no previous experience is required! You’ll learn how to choose the best materials and the basic techniques for painting gorgeous florals and how to master the skills you need to enjoy the serene, relaxing benefits that watercolors can provide. After practicing the techniques...
Tuesday Mar 31st, 6pm - 8:30pm
Learn the luminous method of Watercolor painting in this essential in depth foundation course. We will begin our course, with preliminary sketching exercises, and then move on to learning the process of dry- brush technique & application of washes. Demonstration & discussion on how to approach composition, tone & form and how to set up...
Friday Apr 3rd, 12:45pm - 2:45pm
You've learned the watercolor basics, but now what? This mixed level class is designed for the artist who has experience painting, but wants to take his/her paintings to the next level and also great for the beginner. Working from still life and photos, participants will work to create completed paintings that are cohesive and pleasing to the...
Wednesday Apr 15th, 10am - 12:30pm(8 sessions)
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