In a few weeks my Sketching Nature: Trees, Birds and Flowers will start. I love sketching in general but there is something soulful about sketching nature in particular.
Spending a few hours, sitting in the sun, listening to birds and sketching. Heaven.
Sketching Nature: Trees, Birds and Flowers
Located at Cloud 9 Art School
18414 103rd Ave NE
Bothell WA 98011
Wednesdays 9:30am - 12:00pm
November 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6, 13 & 20
We will cover tips and techniques for drawing and watercolor painting a variety of trees in all seasons, birds and flowers. We will start out with drawing basics, using reference photos, and going outdoors. We will study shapes, colors, textures, composition, and details. Whether you want to learn how to study nature for your sketchbook or for larger paintings, this course is for you.
All Levels of Skill Welcome.
Three Main Learning Objectives:
To understand basic principals of drawing in graphite, pen, and painting in watercolors.
To introduce students to fundamentals of depicting trees and their parts: roots, trunk, branches, leaves; flowers and birds.
To practice techniques of drawing and watercolor painting.
Designed to teach skills, give encouragement and create the environment needed to explore and develop our natural creativity with an emphasis on fine art skills. Focus on drawing, watercolor painting and keeping a sketchbook.