Learn the basics of botanical drawing and painting from PhD botanist and botanical artist Linda Ann Vorobik. Emphasis will be on observation, understanding plant parts, and creating accurate drawings of leaves, flowers, and reproductive parts, then transforming drawings into line art or botanical watercolors. This two-day workshop is designed for beginners and anyone who wishes to enjoy the peacefulness of sharing artistic time with plants and fellow plant lovers.
Linda Ann Vorobik, botanist, editor, and illustrator of numerous botanical publications, cherishes all three west coast states as home. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, conducts field research and teaches in the Siskiyou Mountains and at other sites. She is currently on Lopez Island, Washington, and is affiliated with UC Berkeley and UW Seattle herbaria and with the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. Linda has over 30 years of experience including illustration and college level teaching, and is principal illustrator of, for example, The Flora of Santa Cruz Island, The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California.
Dates: March 24-25, 9am-5pm
Price: $65 + $5 materials fee (regular rate)
$50 + $5 materials fee (student rate)
Location: Biology Bld #21 Rm #328. , Flagstaff AZ | NAU Map
Supply list (for both days)
*Suggested reading list will be sent to participants in March.