Botanical Berries with Colored Pencil

Saturday, August 12th, 2023

Improve your drawing skills in this Botanical Berries colored pencil workshop. Sketch on location in the Alaska Botanical Garden. Practice color mixing, layering and shading, while drawing service berry, red currants, high bush cranberry or watermelon berry. A limited number of material kits are available for purchase, or you can bring your own supplies. This class takes place outside. Bring along a camping chair to sit on, clothing layers for sun, cold or rain, hat and thin gloves. There is a $5 cancellation fee for all cancellations. No refunds given with less than 48 hours notice. If you are bringing your own supplies, remember to bring along a clipboard to draw on, and a tote or backpack to carry your supplies.

Betany Porter is a member of the ABG staff and is a local artist, curator, and interdisciplinary museum educator. She received her MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago in Painting and Drawing.

Materials Kit Includes:

Faber Castell Goldfaber Colored Pencils, 48 colors

HB Graphite Pencil

Kneaded Eraser

Strathmore colored pencil paper pad, Cold Press, 6'' x 8'', 100lb.

Pencil Sharpener (w/ container for shavings)

Alaska Wildberries and Berry-Like Fruit, Verna Pratt Book

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