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Continuing Education at PAFA


Botanical Drawing & Painting (ONLINE) DR 615EP_ON


with Linda Gist

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 , runs for 5 weeks

Explore flowers and other natural forms, beginning with line and value drawing and progressing to full-color rendering in watercolor and mixed media.  Topics will include sighting techniques, line quality, tone and value, creation of depth, composition, texture, and basic color. All levels welcome.  This Canvas course will include a weekly live Zoom session every Thursday, 10 am – 12 p.m. (See materials list for more information)

Note: This class is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525.

Materials List Gist DR 615EP_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

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Watercolor: Depicting the Natural World (ONLINE) PT 604EN_ON


with Roberto Osti

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The natural world is an infinite and fantastic source of inspiration for the artist, and the versatility and luminosity of watercolor make it the perfect technique for recording nature in a fresh and fun way.  In this course, learn fundamental drawing techniques and essential watercolor techniques to create both quick field sketches and detailed, finished artworks. Subject matter will include flowers, plants, animals and landscapes.  Reference images will be gathered through observational sketches and photography.  An ideal course for those interested in both the fine arts and the Illustration field.  Includes videos, lectures and assignments with regular instructor feedback.  This Canvas course includes a weekly live Zoom lecture/demonstration every Monday, 3 - 6 p.m. (See materials list for more information)

Note: This course is also available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525.

Materials List Osti IN 604EN_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements


Roberto Osti, illustration for the the article, Evolution: A Lizards Tale, in Scientific American magazine, March 2001.

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