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BOTANICAL

Dive into the beautiful world of botanical art, during these fun beginner-friendly workshops! * Workshop schedules rotate monthly & change seasonally

Floral & Ink Watercolor Workshop | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies
Age Group: Adult

Price: $55 + tax


During this beginner watercolor workshop, participants will dive into the beautiful world of watercolor art! Never painted before? No sweat! During this workshop you will be guided through the steps one at a time with ease.


The first hour will be spent developing some basic watercolor painting skills, that we will later put to use. The second portion of this workshop, Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps to painting a beautiful floral design. Using loose washes of watercolors and a few streaks and squiggles of ink to represent the folds in the center of the flowers and helping to link them and define their contours and form.

Botanical Line Drawing | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $45 + tax

 

Dive into the beautiful world of botanical line drawing, during this fun and friendly art class. Botanical line drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations.

 

During this workshop, you will be introduced to several techniques that will assist you in creating drawings inspired by nature. Observe and draw from real dried botanicals, while you are guided through each step with ease.

 

No drawing experience is needed to participate - just the willingness to learn! This will not be a stuffy art class but, instead a positive, friendly and low pressure opportunity to dive into this beautiful style of art.​

 

This workshop begins with practicing some basic line drawing exercises (no previous experience needed). Participants will learn how to draw a wide range of botanicals from start to finish and leave feeling more confident in their drawing ability.​

We will be using:


❀ Pencil and eraser
❀ Micro-liner pen & sharpie (adding texture and definition)
❀ Colored Pencils (adding a little color to our drawings)
❀ Geometry set
❀ Beautiful dried and pressed flowers (both local & imported)
❀ Instructional booklet *in-studio use only

Botanical Ink & Bundle Dyeing Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Includes: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $65 + tax

Join Botanical Artist Jacquelyn Miccolis for an explorative journey into the beautiful world of natural dyes.

During the first hour of this workshop Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps to creating a colorful and long lasting botanical dye bundle on organic cotton. Each participant will leave the workshop with a beautiful bandana to wear and enjoy! Bundle dyeing is a perfect way to get introduced to natural dyeing and therefore no experience is required to participate in this fun and friendly workshop.

The second portion of this workshop will be spent making basic botanical inks. Participants will have the opportunity to explore working with this unique and creative medium, while making an intuitive painting on watercolor paper. Intuitive painting is an opportunity to explore the inner self through the creative process in a safe and critic free environment. With a focus on mindfulness, we will give ourselves creative permission to act with spontaneous expression. No painting experience needed.

What can you will learn:

❀ About ethical foraging for natural supplies

❀ How to make a botanical dye bundle

❀ How to incorporate plant powders, botanicals and food waste in your dye bundle

❀ Basics of natural dyeing, such as how to prepare your fabric with a mordant to ensure the colors hold over time

❀ Botanical ink making for expressive art projects

Foliage & Fungi Drawing Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $50 + tax

Fall in love with nature during this fun, beginner friendly drawing workshop! This workshop starts with a few warm-up drawing exercises then we cover the essentials (basics) and gradually move into more detailed illustrations.

During this workshop, you will be introduced to several techniques that will assist you in creating beautiful nature art. Observe and draw from real leaves and mushrooms, while you are gently guided through each step with ease.

No drawing experience is needed to participate, just the willingness to learn!

 

This will not be a stuffy art class but, instead a positive, friendly and low pressure opportunity to dive into this beautiful style of art.​ Participants will learn how to draw several types of leaves and fungi from start to finish and leave feeling more confident in their drawing ability.​

We will be using:

🍂 Pencil and eraser

🍂 Fine liner pen & charcoal (texture and definition)

🍂 Real dried leaves and mushrooms

🍂 Instructional booklet *for in-studio use only

Botanical Watercolor Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult 

Price: $50 + tax


During this beginner watercolor workshop, participants will dive into the beautiful world of watercolor art! Never painted before? No sweat! During this workshop you will be guided through the steps - one at a time with ease.

 

The first hour will be spent developing some basic watercolor painting skills. The second half, Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps to painting your very own plant painting to take home to proudly display.

Pressed Flower People Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Includes: 1 hour of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $60 + tax

Join us for a fun and whimsical flower art workshop! During this workshop, Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps to creating beautiful wall art, using real pressed flowers and silhouette art provided, to help ease the process.

Learn how to arrange a beautiful assortment of flowers and leaves, to create an aesthetically pleasing piece of wall art. In addition to the art and craft supplies provided, you will receive a beautiful wooden frame! Therefore, your artwork will be all ready to take home and display or give as a gift to a loved one or friend.

Seasonal Workshop (Spring/Summer)

Flower Printing & Textile Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult 

Price: $65 + tax

Join Botanical Artist Jacquelyn for a fun and friendly craft class! Learn how to preserve the beauty of summer blooms, while creating you very own flower art through a combination of flower printing and beginner embroidery.

 

During this workshop, Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps to flower pounding on pre-treated fabric, followed by heating setting our designs. 

 

Working with a beautiful selection of summer flowers, you will learn now to press them into fabric. Your creations will be placed inside a pretty bamboo embroidery hoops, making it easy to hang and display in your home.

 

Last but not least, we will add some beautiful embellishments to our designs with two beautiful beginner friendly embroidery stitches: lazy daisy & French knot. No previous experienced needed - just the willingness to learn!

 

You will learn:

❁How to create beautiful flower pounded textile prints

❁The process for transferring the natural pigment of plants to fabric

❁ Identifying which flowers work best

❁ How to embroider some beginner stitches for decorative embellishments