Master Class: Carol Woodin, Orchids in Watercolor

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Master Class: Carol Woodin, Orchids in Watercolor

06/20/2019 @ 9:30am – 3:30pm
$550.00 (members receive 20% off, sign-in for discount)
Master Class: Carol Woodin, Orchids in Watercolor

3-Day Class: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, June 20, 21, 22, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Combine the special botanical characteristics of orchids and the unique qualities of vellum. Create rich color through multiple layers of watercolor dry brush to capture the shaded form and surface qualities so characteristic of orchids. Using vellum’s special surface artists will gain comfort in working with this beautiful and translucent material. The instructor will also demonstrate the process of stretching vellum over a panel. Those preferring to work on watercolor paper can do so; these dry brush techniques apply to either paper or vellum.

Prerequisite: Intermediate botanical art experience.

Image courtesy of Carol Woodin.

Program Details and Materials List

About the Artist: Specializing in rare plants, mainly orchids, in watercolor on vellum, Carol Woodin’s work has been exhibited around the world, recently at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Gardens, United Kingdom, Museo della Grafica, Pisa, Italy and UBS Gallery, New York.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 2-weeks prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.  Cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a class are non-refundable.  Filoli does not issue credits for future classes.

This class takes place on the second floor of the historic House. Access to this class is by stairs only. For questions about accessibility, please contact the Education office by email at or by phone at 650-364-8300 x 263.

Proceeds from your purchase support Filoli’s mission, from the care of the historic House, magnificent Gardens, and vast Nature Preserve, to the events and programs that will keep Filoli culturally relevant for the next 100 years. Thank you!