Artist Paetra Tauchert will teach us how to draw a live botanical specimen chosen from the cornucopia of autumnal fare. We will use both Pan Pastels and colored pencils to complete our drawings. Create beautiful images among the plant books and lore of the charming Ethnobotany Library. |
Limited to 12 participants. This class is open to beginners.
Date/time: Saturday, October 12 - 10am-3pm
Location: Botanical Dimensions Ethnobotany Library - Occidental, California
Materials provided: graphite pencils, erasers, sharpeners, drawing board, and paper.
*Materials to bring or buy (same for all classes in the series):
Either Faber-Castells or Prismacolors- when selecting the Faber-Castells, go by the number as they often change the names. Prismacolors use names not numbers.
Pencils average about $2.50 each
P: Tuscan Red/FC: 194 Red Violet
P: Lemon Yellow/FC: 108 Dark Cadmium Yellow
P: Yellow Ochre/FC: 184 Ochre
P: Indigo Blue/FC: 110 Azure Blue
P: Olive Green/FC: 167 Perm. Olive Green
P: Scarlet Lake/FC: 121 Pale Geranium Lake
P: Black Cherry/FC: 283 Burnt Sienna
Yellow Ochre Tint
Chrome Oxide Green
they average about $6.50 each, approximately $26 total
Pan Pastel Soft Tool Starter Set
Total Supplies Cost: Approx. $52.50
Paetra Tauchert is a lifelong artist of many mediums. She has spent the past five years focusing her art practice on the study of botanical illustration, working in colored pencil, pastel, watercolor and gouache. She is a Master Gardener and keeps a big garden in west Sonoma County, from which she draws much of her inspiration. She is a consulting astrologer, hosts a podcast about the astrology of musical genius, and writes a lavishly illustrated, bi-monthly newsletter based around the new and full moons, 'heirloom magic' and nature. Website: paetratauchertastrology.com
*Cancellation policy: Full refunds can only be granted if attendee notifies Botanical Dimensions of withdrawal 10 business days in advance of the day of the class. If attendee gives less notice, we regret that no refund is possible. If Botanical Dimensions needs to cancel a class for any reason, we will notify you as soon as possible (at least 1 day prior to the event) and you will receive a full refund.
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Botanical Dimensions Ethnobotany Library, Occidental Center for the Arts (View)
3830 Doris Murphy Court (Graton Rd & Bohemian Hwy)
Occidental, CA 95465
|Minimum Age: 16|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|