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Visiting Artist: Painting Lichen and Moss with Linda Medved Lufkin

 Workshop title: Lichen and Moss Covered Branches

 Workshop description: The subtle colors in lichens and mosses on branches make an excellent subject for watercolor. Strengthen your observation, rendering, wet-in-wet and dry brush techniques; as well as your color-mixing skill while we focus on drawing lichens and moss accurately and creating a dynamic composition with emphasis placed on creating maximum dimension. You will be given a presentation to help you understand the botany of the lichen and moss subjects that you will be painting. This class will focus on expression of form, structure, and color. Additional information will be given on how and when to use Ox Gall, Lifting Aid and Gum Arabique to widen your watercolor skill set.

 Instructor’s bio: Linda Medved Lufkin is an instructor at the Minnesota School of Botanical Art. Her work has been shown at the ASBA/Horticultural Society 20th & 19th Annual International exhibition and was awarded The Richmond & Lily Bates Award and The Helen Gray Garber Award, respectively, and the ASBA 2015 Small Works exhibit where she received an Honorable Mention Award. She has works in the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden Florilegium Minneapolis, MN.

Fee: $365 for current students and Brushwood Center members. $375 for others.

Venue: Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods. 21850 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods, IL

Registration through Heeyoung Kim (email through CONTACT )

Hawthorn Branch, watercolor by Linda Medved Lufkin

Hawthorn Branch, watercolor by Linda Medved Lufkin