Drawing the Beauty of Nature
Welcome to Drawing the Beauty of Nature with Mindy Lighthipe. The online art classes are designed for artists interested in learning the tradition of accurate drawing and painting found in botanical and natural science art.
Each class is carefully developed by Mindy and are progressive to build skills and techniques gradually in the comfort of your own home. The classes average 8 to 12 consecutive weeks, ranging in price from $129 to $179.
NEW! The Wonderful World of Watercolor-
In this 12 week class, learn to de-mystify watercolor. This course is designed for anyone who wants to feel at ease with color mixing, making mistakes and learning to fix them, experimenting with different approaches and applications of watercolor. Each week a series of lessons are presented with videos and handouts, templates and assignments to get you painting with control and clarity. The next class is starting: March 22, 2017
Foundation Drawing- Graphite:
In this 10 week class, learn step by step the fundamentals of accurate drawing. This course is designed for beginning as well as advanced artists who want a thorough progression in drawing using graphite. Each lesson is broken down into a concise video format with demonstrations, assignments, printable handouts and templates. You will get personal feedback from Mindy and a private Facebook group page to share your work with others. The subject matter is based on nature but can be applied to other forms of realistic subjects. The next class is starting: March 22, 2017
Drawing the Beauty of Plants- Graphite:
In this 8 week class learn to draw the components of the plant world; leaves, branches, root systems, flowering plants and basic morphology. A unique approach to setting up a light source is covered following the tradition of scientific illustration. This course is designed for beginning as well as advanced artists who want to accurately draw plants. It is recommended to take Foundation Drawing before taking this class. The next class is starting: March 22, 2017