Information about the Spring 2015 workshop Botanical Illustration of Desert Flora has been announced. Here is the latest at Classes Near You > Southern California!
UC Riverside Extension Program
Botanical Illustration of Desert Flora
- Learn botanical illustration techniques in pencil, pen, and watercolor.
- Focus on comprehensive line drawing stressing contour, volume and perspective.
- Make drawings of minute structures to full-scale renditions of plants.
- Understand how artistic and scientific skills work together.
March 20-22, 2015
Learn how to draw artistic and realistic flowering plants in a way designed to understand the form, function, and identification of native plants. Exciting hands-on experiences both in the lab and in the field amid native flora habitats.
This field study course will occur at the Desert Studies Center operated by CSU Fullerton. The Center is located within the Preserve at Soda Springs (Zzyzx), about an hour outside Las Vegas and a three-hour drive from Riverside, CA. The course fee includes two nights’ lodging at the Center. Cost: $325
The instructor for this course is Donald Davidson of the Traveling Artist Wildflowers Project.
Friday, March 20, 2015 (8-10 PM)
Saturday, March 21, 2015 (8 AM – 5 PM)
Sunday, March 22, 2015 (8 AM – 2 PM)
Credit: 1 unit (also non-credit)
Course Number: ART X454.5
Registration: # 143−CPF−F61
Contact Donald Davidson if you have questions for the instructor.