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By Catherine Watters

SOLD OUT! Botanical Illustration: Roses with Catherine Watters: This program is SOLD OUT.

Workshop | June 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The rose has captured our attention for centuries. Spend up close and personal time with varieties of roses in this botanical illustration course. Born and raised in Paris, Catherine Watters is an enthusiastic instructor who enjoys sharing her passion of botanical art. She will guide you through the steps of drawing and building layers of color to capture their form, rich colors and texture.

Supply List (available at Dick Bick Art Materials):
Graphite Pencil - grade H (Staedtler Mars Lumograph))
2 Erasers - Pentel ‘Clic’
Kneaded Rubber
2 Palettes (paint pans) – White plastic, round w/10 compartments
2 Paint Brushes - Winsor Newton, Series 7, Kalinski Sable # 1 & #3 (less expensive - Sceptre Gold II by Winsor & Newton # 2 & #4)
Divider - A measuring tool, similar to a compass but with 2 points (no adjusting wheel!)
Whisk - Desk broom to sweep eraser crumbs
Magnifying glass
Gooseneck table lamp
Watercolor Paper - 9” x 12” 140 lb. block of hot-pressed Arches
Watercolors - Winsor Newton (artist quality)
- Permanent Rose
- Permanent Magenta
- Winsor Violet
- New Gamboge
- Burnt Umber
- Payne’s Grey
- Leaf Green (by Holbein)
- Sap Green (by M. Graham)
*** If you wish to work with colored pencils, you will need the following
paper and colored pencils:
Drawing Pad - Strathmore Bristol Vellum 300 series
11” x 14” – 20 sheets
Colored Pencils - Sanford Prismacolor
- Cream (PC 914)- Canary Yellow (PC 916)
- Orange (PC 918)
- Crimson Lake (PC 925)
- Limepeel (PC 1005
- Apple Green (PC 912)
- Olive Green (PC 911)
- Sienna Brown (PC 945)
- Dark Brown (PC 946)
- Violet (PC 932)
- Colorless Blender (PC 1077)

Please also bring a lunch with you as there are no restaurants near the Botanical Garden.


 $85, $75 members

Register online, or by calling 510-642-7082, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu.


gardenprograms@berkeley.edy, 510-642-7082