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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Botanical Watercolors Workshop

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About Botanical Watercolors Workshop

Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens welcomes you to try your hand at the art of botanical watercolor painting under the guidance of artist and educator Valerie Mercier. Each week participants will enjoy getting up close with a specimen from our historic gardens to practice this medium in our Garden Gateway.

Valerie Mercier is a multidisciplinary artist and educator from Ottawa, Canada. With an education in visual arts, graphic design and photography, she’s always looking for a new creative challenge. Valerie has worked at the National Gallery of Canada, sharing her passion for arts in workshops, classes, guided tours, as well as social media content creation.

Recommended materials:
– graphite pencil
– eraser
– watercolor paper pad or journal (Paper of 140lbs or more is recommended but not mandatory).
– watercolor palette with primary and secondary colors (yellow, blue, red, green, purple and orange).
– 1 to 3 watercolor brush pen
Participants of all skill levels are welcome.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

Covid-19 Policy: Face Masks are required during this indoor workshop.

Refund Policy: Refunds must be requested no less than 7 days prior to the program date to be honored.

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