Botanical Collage




10 am - 12 pm

Spend the morning with artist Aleta Jacobson to delicately craft a botanical scene using water color, unique stains, and colorful textured paper. Lose yourself in the process of creating shapes and textures with unlikely materials and enhancing your design with decorative pens and watercolor. Beginners to advanced students are all encouraged to join! All students will receive the basic materials (glue, origami paper, decorative paper, tracing paper, and staining materials) and a materials list of additional art supplies upon registration. The virtual two-hour class will take place through Zoom on Saturday, August 21 at 10am.

Aleta Jacobson is a working artist, instructor, and designer who specializes in creating powerful collage, mixed media, watercolors, and acrylic paintings using a variety of tools and materials. Aleta is inspired by life events, current events, nature, and the environment. Learn more about Aleta’s beautiful work by visiting her website

Want a curated botanical collage kit? Help give the Garden an extra boost of support by upgrading to the VIP kit and receive all the materials you need for your botanical collage practice. The kit will include a micron pen, pencil, watercolor set, a watercolor brush, and a watercolor notebook, along with the basic materials included in the class. 

Local kit pick-up only: Art kits will be available for pick-up only on Wednesday, August 18 and Thursday, August 19 at California Botanic Garden. As we get closer to the class, staff will contact event registrants to schedule pick-up times.


Member Class (includes basic kit) | $40

Public Class (includes basic kit) | $50

Webinar + VIP Watercolor Kit (includes basic kit) | $80

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