Botanical Painting and Sketching with Lara Call Gastinger

This exclusive, one-day workshop features watercolor instruction by renowned botanical artist Lara Call Gastinger, illustrator of the "Flora of Virginia". Enjoy painting leaves, nuts and pods by learning color mixing, applying layers and detailed brushwork. All artistic levels welcomed!

You will need to bring the following supplies for this Botanical Painting Class (paint will be provided)

-Round watercolor paintbrushes (Raphael Kolinsky sable # 8408 4, 2 or Series 7 brushes)
-Water Dish
-Watercolor palette (a white dinner plate is recommended)
-Kneaded eraser
-HB pencil
-Approximately 11x14 sheet of HOT press 300 lb watercolor paper (Fabriano)
-Small portable desk light (optional)

  • 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
  • Charlottesville, VA 22902

Region: Monticello Area

No other home in the United States more accurately reflects the personality of its owner than Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's architectural masterpiece and beloved mountaintop home. Monticello is the only home in America recognized by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site. Guided tours of the house are offered daily throughout the year;... more