Event — Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Botanical Painting & Sketching With Lara Call Gastinger

Where: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902

When: Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Details: This exclusive, one-day workshop features watercolor instruction by renowned botanical artist Lara Call Gastinger, illustrator of the Flora of Virginia. Enjoy painting flowers and pods by learning color mixing, applying layers and detailed brushwork. All artistic levels welcomed!

Register by May 28.

You will need to bring the following supplies for this Botanical Painting Class (paint will be provided)

  • round watercolor paintbrushes (Raphael Kolinsky sable # 8408 size 4, 2 or Series 7 brushes)
  • water dish
  • watercolor palette (a white dinner plate is recommended)
  • kneaded eraser
  • HB pencil
  • approximately 11×14 sheet of HOT press 300 lb watercolor paper (Fabriano)
  • small portable desk light (optional)

Cost: $100 per person

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