Thursday, July 27, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Watercolor Painting in a Day: Coneflowers

Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, welcomes instructor Sue Dion on Thursday, July 27 from 10 – 4 for a class on painting coneflowers. This step-by-step project will focus on classic techniques such as wet into wet and wet on dry, charging, glazing and calligraphic stroke work. Students will receive tips and techniques for stronger compositions and creating a sense of depth in their paintings. Materials List provided upon enrollment. Optional Project Kit is available for purchase for $85 (or rental for $25). Class price is $65 for Tower Hill members, $80 for nonmembers. Register online at—watercolor-painting-in-a-day-coneflowers

Sue Dion is a painter whose works are vibrant, creative, interpretations of her surroundings. Her main areas of interest include floral still-life, abstracts and landscapes. Born and raised in Massachusetts, the daughter of a wholesale florist, she draws on a lifetime of beautiful surroundings for her inspirations. Sue currently teaches watercolor and other artistic disciplines at the Worcester Art Museum and her Worcester and Uxbridge studios. Sue is an innovative and informative instructor whose popular classes are often filled to capacity. Sue’s work has received numerous awards both regionally and nationally and her internationally collected paintings hang in many public and private collections.