Heirloom Tomatoes in Watercolor / Colored Pencil: Botanical Illustration
This 2-day drawing / painting workshop explores the world of heirloom tomatoes. Students will learn how to convey the perception of light and shadow, which is essential in drawing any subject. Demonstrations will include mixing color and the application of continuous tone. Prior experience in drawing botanical subject matter would be helpful. Classes will be held indoors at The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia.
PAPER: Watercolor: Hot press watercolor paper 140 lb. (sheets or block) Colored Pencil: Your choice of drawing paper
BRUSHES: Kolinsky Sable 4, 8, 10 and minature sable 4/6 are suggested
COLORED PENCILS: Prismacolor or similar
PAINTS: Professional grade watercolor
OTHER: water jar, ox gall, porcelain mixing palette, paper towels