Botanical Art on Vellum: Luminescent Color
Dates & Price
August 16–19, 2023
Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $143
Your registration fee includes lunch at The Café and admission to the Gardens on the day of class.
Register by Sunday, August 6, 2023
Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.
To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.
Drawing inspiration from flowers and foliage previously collected from Longwood, create a graphite and watercolor botanical art masterpiece on vellum, a unique material valued for its longevity and luminous color.
Expert botanical artist Margaret Saylor guides you through the process in this day-long class suited to those new to painting on vellum, as well as those who have worked in this medium before and are looking to expand their skills.
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30–7:00 pm
Saturday, August 19, 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Full course content includes both the online and the onsite components.
The Terracotta room at the Terrace
Vellum will be provided. Students should come prepared with other supplies, including a high-quality sable brush, paint, pencils, tape, and a solid, white surface to paint on, such as foam core. A complete list of supplies will be emailed no later than one week before the class.
Please note: Vellum is an animal byproduct. We only utilize ethically sourced vellum.
Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses
A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout.