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Botanical Artists for Education & The Environment
The Botanical Artists for Education & The Environment (BAEE) is a non-profit organization in Falls Church, VA created by a dedicated group of botanical artists in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration Certificate Program (Maryland)
This program offers classes in botanical drawing, botanical painting, introductory botany, as well as classes specializing in specific art techniques and plant groups. Learn More
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
In 1884, Lewis Ginter purchased some property and built a gathering place for Richmond bicyclists. One hundred years later, the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was established on this same piece of property and soon became one of the top five destinations in Virginia. The Garden is home to Artbase a searchable database containing 2,500 botanical watercolor paintings by Alexandre Descubes. The Adult Education program at the garden includes workshops in botanical drawing and painting.
Linda C. Miller
Linda is a botanical artist from Virginia and the artist in residence at The Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, NC. Learn more about this special honor. Linda teaches in North Carolina and in Virginia. Visit Linda’s blog, Botanical Art Today to learn about her classes and upcoming gallery appearances.
Nature in Watercolor Workshop
Williamsburg Freedom Park Interpretive Center
April 3-5, 2013
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Working with a limited palette and your favorite nature find, learn how to paint nature realistically with local artist Linda Miller. This workshop will be taught at Williamsburg’s Freedom Park Interpretive Center, 5537 Centerville Road. Register with JCC Park and Recreation, Section Number 804080-A at 757-887-5810 weekdays. Cost: $90 for JCC and Williamsburg Residents, $95 for Non-Residents.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Located in Richmond, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts encourages the study of the arts. Through the program Saturdays in the Studio, they provide students with the opportunity to learn from professional artists.
Saturdays in the Studio: Botanical Illustration
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Botanical artist, Celeste Johnson, will help children (grades 9-12) explore the spring flowers and plants in the VMFA Robins Sculpture Garden and teach them how to create values, form and textures. Cost: $25 nonmembers, $20 members. View Details/Register