Rose Marie James
Rose Marie James Rose Marie James, MA Art Ed., holds a Masters in Art Education and a Certificate in Botanical Illustration from the New York Botanical Garden. She is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists, and has exhibited in both national and international juried exhibitions including the Chautauqua Institute, the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Filoli Gardens and at the Horticultural Society of New York. Her work has been published in Colored Pencil Magazine.

You can learn more at www.rjamesartgarden.com

Classes by this instructor

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.

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09/14 Fr 10:00am-01:35pm James
NYBG
Apply your understanding of contours, perspective, and tone to drawing three distinct types of flowers. The object is to accurately draw a fully toned flowering plant. Explore compositional possibilities, textures, and details.
Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing II.

09/12 We 06:00pm-09:00pm James
MDTN
This comprehensive class covers the basic techniques of botanical watercolor. Learn how to use your brushes to make smooth, underlying washes, as well as to create fine detail. Color theory will teach you how paints interact, and how to select the right colors for your subject. Paper selection, tran more...
09/17 Mo 06:00pm-09:00pm James
MDTN