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Drawing Artifacts: Still Life at the Ethnobotany Library
Botanical Dimensions Ethnobotany Library, Occidental Center for the Arts
Occidental, CA
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Utilizing subject matter from Botanical Dimensions' exquisitely curated collection, we will spend a relaxing and enjoyable day creating still life drawings from artifacts. Artist Paetra Tauchert will provide instruction on bringing objects to life using colored pencils and pan pastels. Some materials provided (see list below).

Open-minded beginners may join this class- your results may be less technical, but we encourage all who are interested to come make art. Limited to 12 participants.


Date/time: Saturday, May 23 - 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 most Botanical Illustration classes taught by Paetra):

PENCILS:
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
Approx. $17.50

PAN PASTELS:
Yellow Ochre
Yellow Ochre Tint
Permanent Red
Chrome Oxide Green
they average about $6.50 each, approximately $26 total
Pan Pastel Soft Tool Starter Set
($9)

Total Supplies Cost: Approx. $52.50


We recommend buying from local art stores whenever possible to support small businesses in your own community.


Instructor Bio:
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.

Please contact us at info@botanicaldimensions.org with any questions.
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Date
May 23, 2020 10:00 AM



Admission Level Price Remaining Quantity
General $85.00 ($90.24 w/service fee) 11
 
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Location

Botanical Dimensions Ethnobotany Library, Occidental Center for the Arts (View)
3830 Doris Murphy Court (Graton Rd & Bohemian Hwy)
Occidental, CA 95465
United States

Categories

Arts > Visual
Education > Classes

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Botanical Dimensions
On BPT Since: Jun 11, 2015
 
Botanical Dimensions
7078741531
info@botanicaldimensions.org
botanicaldimensions.org

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