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Available Online


  • Starts May 16
  • 75 US dollars
  • Online Class

Available spots

Service Description

SPRING TREE BLOSSOMS COURSE DESCRIPTION This time of year brings beautiful blossoms to trees here in Virginia, and particularly lovely are the Cherry Trees in DC, and the Dogwood Trees, who claim their blossoms as Virginia’s State Flower. In this workshop, we will learn to paint them both. The blush pink of the cherry blossoms are a wonderful contrast to the grey of winter, and we will use a round brush to paint them. And the dogwood gives us an opportunity to work with white, using subtle shadows to create the white blossom painted onto white paper. We will then interpret them another way, using a darker background to shape their petals. These florals will be a wonderful addition to border treatments, small sprays of flowers, or all by themselves. LEVEL: ALL Dates and Time: THURSDAY, MAY 16, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT FRIDAY, MAY 17, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT (East Coast United States) Supplies: several small sheets of cold press Arches Watercolor Paper, 90 LB will be fine, or a pad of cold press watercolor paper Triangle (Wedge) brush, size medium Round Brush, medium size 8, suggested Princeton Neptune, or a brush designed for watercolor tube watercolors - suggested colors for these flowers would be Quinn Rose, Alizarin Crimson, Rose Madder Genuine, Sap Green, UnderSea Green, Ultramarine blue, Yellow Ochre, Raw Umber, Payne’s Gray small palette 2 containers for water pencil eraser Some supplies can be ordered at, or Recording: A recording will be made of the live class and available for 8 weeks.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

703 209 6784

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