Inspired by Nature: Still Life in Brush and Pencil – The Art Students League

Inspired by Nature: Still Life in Brush and Pencil

Kathie Miranda

Kathie Miranda

Workshop Description

February 12 – 16
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Fee: $425
Instructor present each day
Enrollment limited to 12 students
Please request supply list

Learn to layer three different media for a painting that is full of color, richness, and vibrancy.  Washes of India ink, watercolor, and colored pencil work together without spoiling the freshness of the layers below.  Students should bring a small selection of natural objects such as flowers, plants, cacti, mushrooms, fruits, vegetables, seed pods, bones, shells, feathers, etc. to create a simple still life arrangement.

About the Instructor

Kathie Miranda is an award-winning artist and educator of natural science illustration with a specialty in botanical art. She studied at Lyme Academy of Art and at Paier College of Art, and holds a Certificate of Botanical Art and Illustration from The New York Botanical Garden, where she is a highly sought-after instructor in their adult education art program. She serves on the Board of the American Society of Botanical Artists; is Past President of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Greater New York Chapter; and maintains active memberships in the Connecticut Watercolor Society and the Colored Pencil Society of America. She exhibits her work nationally, and is currently researching and illustrating flora of Connecticut for future exhibition and publication.

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