These classes will focus on exploring specific nature subjects using the flexible medium of colored pencil. Work in your own sketchbook week by week and learn how to observe and document our natural world.

Class 1: Introduction to Materials

Class 2: Leaf Study

Class 3: Found twigs / composition

Class4: Flower study / dissection and labeling

Class 5: Driftwood / pen stippling / color

Class 6: Veggies

Materials list provided on a link through Betsy’s website:

Students are under no obligation to purchase through this link if you can find the same materials elsewhere. The required materials for the course will help the student achieve better results; not all materials are equal!

To register, please contact Betsy at


  • Starting Thursday, January 9th, 2020, repeats every week on Thursday until Thursday, February 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Lyme Art Association

90 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371