Nina Antze – Colored Pencil Basics (Online); Friday, February 2 & 9, 2024

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Dates: Fridays, February 2 & 9, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time/12:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time/5:00-8:00 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: Colored pencil

Colored Pencils are a fun, safe, and portable way to express yourself artistically.

Learn the basics of working with colored pencils, which pencils to choose and why, how to layer and blend and how to burnish to create rich new colors. We will also look at how watercolor pencils can be used to enhance our work. We will apply color theory and technique to simple fruit or leaf shapes.

For the very beginner or any students wanting to refresh their skills!

Nina Antze is a botanical artist and quiltmaker living in Sonoma County. She has a degree in Fine Art from San Francisco State University and has a Certificate in Botanical Illustration from the New York Botanical Gardens. She recently studied with Sarah Simblet at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford, England. She teaches Colored Pencil at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa Junior College, the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, Point Reyes, around the Bay Area and in Southern California. Nina is a member of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, and the Colored Pencil Society of America. Her Chinese Snake-bark Maple has been accepted in the deYoung Open at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. Her botanicals can be viewed at

This class is no longer available for registration because it was held in the past.  Please view our Online Course Catalog to see current classes.