Courses include plant morphology and workshops addressing the techniques used by botanical illustrators. Students will work in the following media: pencil, watercolor, colored pencil, pen and ink, scratchboard, egg tempera and carbon dust.
This extensive program also features classes about related topics. Included in the 2016 Winter/Spring schedule are:
- The Medieval Medicine Cupboard
- Ehret & The Golden Age of Plants
- Mysterious Yellows
- Textile Design in the Arts & Crafts Style
- Pysanky — Ukranian Easter Eggs
The DBG program also hosts classes with visiting instructors from all over the world. Teaching this year are Sarah Simblet, Hillary Parker and Christabel King.