Bakersfield College

Scheduled Dates

3/10/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM
3/17/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM
3/24/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM
3/31/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM
4/7/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM
4/14/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM
4/21/2021   10:00 AM  12:00 PM


Dates: 3/10/2021 to 4/21/2021
Schedule: We 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Located in : On-line, Zoom
Instructor: Cecilia Noyes

Regular Student: $60.00

This introduction to painting and illustrating plants and flowers using watercolor will give you insights into color theory, light, and a variety of useful painting techniques. In addition, we will explore plant anatomy and plant structure for a deeper understanding and appreciation of the botanical world. All levels of experience are welcome. No prior art or science experience is necessary

Do not purchase materials until contacted by the instructor.

Stores: Michaels, Dick Blick (easy to purchase online,Amazon

Paper:  Small pad of tracing paperWatercolor Paper 9 X 12 pad or block of Arches 140lb Cold press watercolor paper. (The pad is less expensive than the block.)

Paints:  Winsor & Newton Cotman Water Colour Sketchers' Pocket Box 1 pcs (sku1841676MA Amazon)

Graphite pencils: 4H and HB graphite artists pencil. Good pencil sharper. 

Eraser: Kneaded or white soft eraser 

Tape: Blue painters tape (optional) 


Additional Information

Class dates: Wednesday, March 10, 17, 24 (no class on 3/31), April 7, 14 and 21, 10 a.m.-12 Noon. 



Kern Community College District