Sketching Nature: Trees, Birds and Flowers

Sketching Nature

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.

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Full refund for cancellations two weeks prior to the start of classes or workshops. No refund for cancellations received less than two weeks before start of classes or workshops.

Cloud 9 Art School

Cloud 9 Art School offers workshops, ongoing classes, and travel adventures to inspire joy and creativity. Cloud 9 is a place where children, teens and adults learn, create, and have fun in a relaxed, professional studio environment.

Our instructors teach techniques for arts, crafts, and mindful living, while supporting students of all ages. The instructors are established professionals who are passionate about our own work as artists and bring that enthusiasm to their classes at Cloud 9 Art School. Come join us!

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