Friday, July 9, 2021

The Santa Barbara Museumof Natural History is open to the public and offers many wonderful work shops.


Online Workshop

Art Meets Science – Butterflies: Wax Resist Watercolor

Sat, Jul 10 / 11:00 AM–12:15 PM / Zoom

Flutter into the colorful world of entomology and watercolors. First, explore butterfly lifecycles, taxonomy and anatomy with Butterfly Pavilion Senior Manager Kim Zsembik. Then artist Hilary George will lead a specialized butterfly cut and painting tutorial including wet and dry techniques, scumbling, lifting, sgraffito, glazing, wax resist, and more.

In each class in the Art Meets Science series, we brush up on some cool science and then introduce new art media and techniques with a fun interactive workshop. Expand your art skills and science knowledge from the comfort of your own home. Pick up your supplies at the Museum or have them shipped locally.

For local pickup: Register by July 9, pick up by 10:30 AM on July 10.

Supplies included: Watercolor brush, wax stick, 2- 4x6 inches watercolor paper postcards, watercolor practice paper, specialized watercolor pigments in paint pallet tray, washi tape

This program is sponsored by an anonymous fan of science and art. Ask Caroline Baker at about how you can sponsor your favorite programs too.
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(all information from SBMNH Newsletter)

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