Nina Antze - Colored Pencil Basics (Online); Fridays, January 28 & February 4, 2022

Date: Fridays, January 28 & February 4, 2022
Time: 9:00AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time, 12:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time, 5:00-8:00 London Time
Level: All
Medium: Colored pencils

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

Learn the basics of Colored Pencils, which pencils to choose and why, how to layer and blend and 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 flower or fruit shapes.

For the very beginner or advanced 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

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About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • Interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions.
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 30 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.