Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) welcomes back talented artist Lisa Coddington, who will teach a two-day workshop on drawing and watercolor using botanical and natural subjects.
The class will be held at the Los Alamos Nature Center 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12 and 13. Coddington’s class is open to all, from beginners to advanced artists.
Participants will explore pencil and watercolor techniques that portray plants and animals in this hands-on workshop. With easy to understand demonstrations and Master artist examples, Coddington will work to reinforce confidence in creating dimensional Autumn-themed subjects.
A minimum of eight students is required for the class, so those interested in the workshop are encouraged to register on the PEEC website by November 9. Otherwise, the class will be canceled if there is not enough interest.
Artist Lisa Coddington earned her Master of Art at Syracuse in Illustration. She has illustrated a children’s book and has received commissions by regional and national firms for her artwork and art instruction. Her whimsical characters have been licensed for ornaments and are also featured on greeting cards.
Coddington’s designs are also applied to home textiles for major retailers. She has exhibited at SURTEX Licensing show in New York City for seven years, and she is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists.
Coddington has been teaching for more than 10 years, and currently teaches at Santa Fe Community College. She also teaches specialized art retreats around New Mexico and the U.S. To learn more about Coddington and her work, visit www.lisacoddington.com.
The cost of this two-day class is $60, or $48 for PEEC members, which also includes a resource list, and supportive handouts. Village Arts typically carries all the necessary supplies. Advance registration is required, and space is limited.
To register or learn more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit www.peecnature.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 505.662.0460.
PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies.
PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching.
PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit www.peecnature.org.