BOTANICAL DRAWING 1
JUNE 10 - JULY 1

LOCATION:
Red Butte Garden Classroom

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Class Limit: 12

INSTRUCTOR:
Elaine Hultgren

COST:
Garden Members: 
$151
General Public: 
$188

BOTANICAL DRAWING 1

JUNE 10 - JULY 1



Class Times

MONDAYS, JUNE 10 - JULY 1 6 - 9PM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED



This is a foundation class that introduces artists to the basics of botanical drawing with graphite pencils and the technical properties of drawing materials e.g. papers, erasers etc. Students will learn the vocabulary of drawing and will develop good observation skills. In addition, artists will complete a series of exercises and will draw using a photo and/or a live plant.


MATERIALS LIST

Materials for artist to bring to class:


  • Graphite Pencils 4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 4B. Brand of your choice. I prefer Tombow pencils and they can be had in sets online and locally (Blick SH-Sugarhouse)
  • 1 Pad of Strathmore drawing paper 9x12 (Blick SH,Hobby Lobby, Michaels)
  • 1 Pad of tracing paper 9x12, Canson ( Hobby Lobby) Daler Rowney (Wal-Mart)
  • A pentel “Clic” pen style eraser (Office Supply) and a kneaded gray eraser(Hobby Lobby, Blick SH, Michaels)
  • Hand held pencil sharpener
  • A roll of “Removable” tape labeled removable or wall safe.
  • A roll of ½” white tape labeled Artists Tape (Blick SH)
  • A make up brush to sweep away eraser particles
  • A pkg of small-medium Tortillions, grey small rolled paper smudge sticks (Hobby Lobby, Blick SH, Michaels)
  • Optional: Book by Keith West, How To Draw Plants

  • I will have K. West’s book and other drawing books at the class for you to examine.


If you have questions please e-mail me at ehult@cox.net


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