Laura Vogel
Laura Vogel Laura Vogel, who has taught at NYBG for 18 years, and worked as a freelance botanical illustrator for Dr. Noel Holmgren, illustrating over 1300 new drawings for The Illustrated Companion to Gleason & Cronquist's Vascular Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. Laura also taught field biology at William Paterson University and contributed illustrations to 3 volumes of Intermountain Flora. She was also asked to design several textile projects by Spring Textile Company.

Classes by this instructor

Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Sign up for one section, or several! Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at your own pace on a vari more...
06/19 Mo 10:00am-02:30pm Vogel
If you wish to transition from drawing to watercolor painting techniques or fine tune your watercolor skills, this class is for you. Sessions will focus on demonstration and practice of basic techniques such as flat washes, glazing, graded washes and dry brush for fine details. Dilutions of India more...
06/15 Th 10:00am-03:30pm Vogel
The focus of this course is on color theory and application. Colored pencil line and tone can be applied to look like either drawing or painting, making it a versatile medium for creating botanical artwork. Learn a variety of techniques, including burnishing, tonal construction, and how to layer more...
07/18 Tu 10:00am-01:20pm Vogel