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Online Workshop: Art Meets Science – Butterflies: Wax Resist Watercolor

At Zoom

July 10, 2021 / 11:00 AM–12:15 PM

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.

For local shipping: Register by July 2.

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

Information: Contact Stefanie Coleman at 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or

This program is sponsored by an anonymous fan of science and art. Ask Melissa Baffa at about how you can sponsor your favorite programs too.

Related Exhibition: Butterflies Alive!