North Carolina Botanical Garden



with Kate Lagaly, Professional Artist

The registration period has closed for this event.

Dates: Wednesdays, April 10, 17, 24, and May 1

Time: 1:00-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $150 ($135 Members)


Learn the fundamentals in painting with the opaque water medium, acrylic. This course offers a survey of various methods of painting with acrylic and provides instruction in using acrylic in botanical art and illustration.


Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing 


Note: This class involves homework assignments. The amount of time students need to spend on homework varies and usually ranges from five to fifteen hours per week. 




Remaining Seats: 5

Registration open through 4/8/2019 11:59 PM EST Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Kate Lagaly has earned Signature Artist status from the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA and CPX), the Kentucky Watercolor Society (KWS), the Southern Watercolor Society (SW), the South Carolina Watermedia Society (SCWS), the Watercolor Society of North Carolina (WSNC), and the Tennessee Watercolor Society (TnWS). Her work has been juried into The American Watercolor Society’s International Exhibition and has been a finalist in the Paint America Top 100 National Exhibition. Two pieces have been finalists in The Artist Magazine’s Annual International Competition. She works mainly in acrylic, colored pencil, gouache, pen and ink, plasticine clay, scratchboard, and watercolor. She also enjoys the creative process and sculpture in her role as the Artistic Director for Concrete Architectural Products Precast (CAPP). She has an Art Degree from Xavier University.


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Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration Credits

Botanical Art & Illustration Elective Course: Credits - 1


This course fulfills an elective requirement in our Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration program.

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100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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