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September 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Getting Started with Vellum

An artist paints a mushroom on vellum

Unlike the stark white of paper, vellum has a warm color ranging from pale off-white to a rich honey. Additionally, the surface variation present in vellum results in a uniquely textured finished product. Learn basic tips and techniques for painting on vellum, starting with simple exercises on small scraps. Margaret Saylor discusses how paint and vellum work together and demonstrates how to build color and form. Finish by painting a simple drawing on vellum. This is ideal for the beginner or someone wanting a refresher course in painting on this unique medium.
A detailed list of required materials is available here.

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Thursday, September 30

About the Instructor:
Margaret Saylor is the editor/designer of ASBA’s The Botanical Artist journal. She earned a Certificate in Botanical art and Illustration, with distinction, from the NYBG.

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