Near and Far: Scale Variation in Botanical Illustration. For a one-time fee of $75, get lifetime access to the Near and Far Lessons. This drawing Challenge prompts students to study a plant and practice drawing it at several scales, from a landscape in the distance to magnified details. This Lesson is taken from the larger course, The Practice of Botanical […]
A Sketchbook of the Seasons. For a one-time fee of $75, get lifetime access to the Sketchbook of the Seasons Lessons. This year-long Challenge prompts students to track a tree or woody shrub of their choice through all its stages for a year. The final product will be a “Sketchbook of the Seasons,” with color and tonal drawings, herbarium components, […]
Follow along with Wendy and draw a group of apples on a stem with colored pencil and watercolor.
Botanical Drawing basic techniques, art supplies, light source set up. Video shows the art supplies for working in colored pencil and watercolor pencil and demonstrates techniques. Purchase the Art Supply Kit: Beginner or Art Supply Kit: Traveler and receive a coupon to access this course for FREE!
These 30-minute instructional meditations of botanical drawing will support a routine of practice on a regular basis with a minimal time commitment. These focused teaching sessions are designed to build confidence in your core drawing skills, increase your set of techniques and encourage a relaxed time to create.
Step-by-step guidance and visual instruction using colored pencil and watercolor pencil. Study natures forms, patterns and colors throughout the year using seasonal botanical subjects.