Tucson Botanical Gardens: Watercolor Succulent Wreath Postcard

In this holiday fun workshop we will be creating a succulent wreath in watercolor.

We will explore succulents through a unique medium that has been used in botanical art and illustration for centuries but with a fun twist in creating a little something to send off as snail mail!

Main Concepts:

  • Basics in color application with watercolor
  • Discover organic shapes and line contour
  • Shadows, Highlights & gradients.
  • Positive and Negative space

Tools Needed:

  • Pencil
  • Watercolor
  • Round Brushes (at least one small and one medium.)
  • 140lb watercolor paper Hot or Cold Press (for post card cut to 4”x5” to mail)
  • Photo of succulents (A few photos will be sent out the week of class)
  • Pens (Optional – if you’d like to outline your watercolor in pen)

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Art materials are not included in price of this class. Please provide your own materials.

Online class participants will receive a Zoom link for the live class two hours before the class begins.

All online classes are recorded and participants receive a video replay that is available for two weeks after the date of the class.

20% TBG Member discount

Date: 12/15/2021

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Price: $30

Class availability limitations: None

  • Audience: Adult
  • Genre: Arts, Culture & Social Science, Field Sciences
  • Type: Online, Workshop

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Dec 15 2021


5:30 pm - 7:00 pm



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