August 6, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Members $145; Nonmembers $175; individual classes $45
Elisabeth Cary
413.298.3926, x15

This class is near capacity. Please call 413.298.3926 to register.

Classes meet on four Wednesdays, August 6 – 27, 10 am – 1 pm. Materials list is here.

14.7.8 Water color in the GardenSeeing and painting the garden en plein air is the subject of this class. Students of all levels are welcome in either or both sessions; no experience is necessary. The first session will focus on drawing forms, finding compositions and simple, direct color schemes. Composition will be stressed. Each class will begin with an introduction and demonstration by the instructor and then move into the garden to paint, with the instructor circulating among the students to provide input and answer questions. You can attend the whole series or pick and choose individual classes; however, everyone is encouraged to attend the first meeting, when the basics of watercolor, paint, brushes and paper will be explained.

Ann Kremers is an artist and calligrapher. Her work is currently focused on watercolor and drawing media. She has received commissions for paintings, drawings, illustrated and calligraphed citations and awards, artists’ books and botanical drawings. Ann lives in Bennington, VT, and teaches throughout Berkshire County. Examples of her work can be viewed at www.annkremers.com.

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