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Join us at Understory on April 28-29!

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY
LDBA will be teaching 2 workshops at this fabulous event! 

  • Understory, an urban ecology event, workshop series and floral/plant marketplace happening at 99 Scott Street in Bushwick from 10-6.

 

Children’s Botanical & Mushroom Studies in Watercolor

with L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts

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In this one-hour class, we will study flora and fauna and visually re-create images in pencil and watercolor. Join the ranks of Darwin as you learn to observe, identify and replicate nature. Learn to measure, enlarge, draw, transfer and either paint or render an accurate illustration using colored pencils and watercolor. Students will gain valuable techniques and sources to continue study on their own.

Takeaways: Your child’s own original botanical painting and illustrations.

Date: Sunday April 29

Time: 10-11AM

Ticket Price: $85

About LDBA:
Sara Moffat is an artist and designer as well as the founder of  L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts (LDBA), a fine arts institution in Brooklyn, offering classes, workshops and fine artist supplies for adults and children.

*Admission to UNDERSTORY is free with the purchase of a workshop ticket.

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Botanical & Mushroom Studies in Watercolor

with L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts

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In this 90 minute workshop we will study flora and fauna and visually re-create images in pencil and watercolor. Join the ranks of Darwin and Audubon as you learn how to observe, identify and replicate nature. Learn to measure, enlarge, draw, and transfer as you create an accurate illustration using colored pencils and watercolor. Students will finish original watercolors during the workshop and gain valuable techniques and sources to continue study on their own.

Date: Saturday, April 28

Time: 10-11:30AM

Ticket Price: $110

About Sara Moffat + LDBA:
Sara Moffat is an artist, designer, and the founder of  L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts (LDBA). LDBA is a fine arts institution in Brooklyn, offering classes, workshops and artist supplies for adults and children.

*Admission to UNDERSTORY is free with the purchase of a workshop ticket.

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Winter Work

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We’ve been tucking into the snowy woods to work on some really exciting things this Winter.  Stay tuned!

XOXO LDBA loves you.

LDBA + (Made)wellness Weekends

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We’re teaming up with our friends at Madewell to bring you personalized workshops from some of our favorite artists that’ll help you stay “chill” in 2018.

Join us from 12-2 pm  in DC on January 27th + 28th at the 14th St. Madewell store.

Join us from 12-2 pm   in NYC  on February 3rd + 4th at the  5th. Ave Madewell store.

Its free! First come first serve, with space for 20, so get there early.  We will also be selling our handmade porcelain palettes and our favorite travel brushes from Spain, plus you’ll be able to pre-order our Artist Kits! SEE YOU THERE!

XOXO LDBA loves you!

Thank you and Happy new year from LDBA!

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WE LOVE YOU! Thank you for supporting us and the arts, we are on a constant quest for creativity and knowledge, and we are so honored to have you beside us. We hope 2018 brings magic, grace, ease, beauty, fun, adventure and LOVE to all of you.

XOXO !

Introducing 2 LDBA Artist Kits: Watercolor and Gold Leaf

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY

This watercolor Artist Kit has everything you need to start painting. Perfect for beginners or professional artists, we have hand crafted and selected our favorite products from around the world.
Included in kit:
-Handmade LDBA porcelain painter set (palette + water dish + paint tray)
Case For Making handmade watercolor paints (primary color set- french vermilion, ultra marine, primary yellow, burnt umber, mars black and zinc white)
-Escoda Travel Brush from Spain (!!)
-Olive oil and dead sea mud brush and hand soap
-Camel pencil from Japan with white eraser
-Brass bullet pencil sharpener from Germany
-French cold-pressed watercolor paper hand torn in 3 sizes, 6 pieces of each size
-Waxed cotton drop-cloth made by LDBA

Kits come with instructions, beautifully packaged, individual items are available for re-order.

$165

 

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY

This beautiful gold leaf kit contains everything you need to gild on your own. We’ve hand picked our favorite gilding products from around the world. Kits come in two sizes, 25 or 100 sheets of gold leaf.
Included in kit:
25 or 100 sheets Italian Gold Leaf
Escoda Gilding brush from Spain
Water-based gilding glue
Small glue application brush
Olive oil + dead sea mud soap (for brush and hands)
Bees-waxed cotton drop cloth
Instructions for use and brush maintenance

$125 for 25 sheets gold, $150 for 100 sheets gold