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September 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Fun with Botanical Watercolor

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Using fresh specimens from the garden as a source of inspiration, develop fundamental watercolor painting skills. Learn paintbrush usage, color mixing, subject matter selection, and color application while finding your unique painting style. Judy guides you with personalized instruction and practical painting exercises designed to nurture your creativity. Open to all levels of experience.
A detailed list of required materials is available with the online class description.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Wednesday September 6 through Friday September 8, 2023.

About the Instructor:
Judy Simon is a botanical artist and freelance illustrator who has combined her love of gardening with her drawing and painting career. She is a member of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators and the American Society of Botanical Artists. Her work is in many private collections.

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