The graphite pencil is a superpower for botanical artists. Re-examine its benefits through a series of explorations designed to improve both application and observation skills. Review old concepts with new enthusiasm and a greater understanding of how to use graphite effectively. Exercises focus on simplifying the process to improve the results along with a greater appreciation for this enduring medium.
Learn to observe, and practice core graphite skills. Exercises cover the beginning of a botanical artwork all the way through to finishing, including initial drawings, line techniques, mastering scale, layering and achieving a range of values. Helpful examples and class discussions are encouraged. This course is offered through Otis College of Art and Design, Extension.
Botanical Illustration II: Graphite Mastery
Taught via Zoom by Susan Fisher
Register online on the Otis website by clicking here
Class meets six Sundays, November 6 – December 11
9:30 am to 12:30 pm Pacific Time
There may be a 10 percent discount for seniors. Receive 10 percent off all Fall 2022 courses starting on or after October 24. Select the "Artober" discount at checkout.
This course does not provide certificate credit.