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Chilean Flame Bush, watercolor, 8 x 8”, © Sharon Birzer, all rights reserved

Chilean Flame Bush, watercolor, 8 x 8”, © Sharon Birzer, all rights reserved

Welcome the Honolulu Museum of Art to Classes Near You > Hawaii!


Honolulu Museum of Art

www.honolulumuseum.org
Founded in 1927 as Hawaii’s first visual arts museum. The museum’s current collection features more than 50,000 works from Africa, Oceania and the Americas.

    The Nature of Drawing
    April 8-9, 2017
    10 am – 4 pm

    Learn how to draw the beauty of the Hawaiian islands in this two-day workshop. Scientific illustrator Sharon Birzer will help you achieve creative expression through botanical and biological illustration. Participants will work in graphite and watercolor. Cost: $100.

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Kelp Holdfast, watercolor, 11” x 10”; © Sharon Birzer, All rights reserved

Kelp Holdfast, watercolor, 11” x 10”; © Sharon Birzer, All rights reserved

Sharon Birzer
www.sharonbirzer.com
Scientific illustrator Sharon Birzer teaches art at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle Pacific Art Center Arts Corps, Evergreen State College, and Frye Art Museum. View a portfolio of her scientific, botanical and interpretive work on her website.

    The Nature of Drawing
    Frye Art Museum, Seattle
    Tuesday, August 9 – Friday, August 12, 2016
    10 am – 4 pm

    Students explore personal creative expression through biological illustration. Gain confidence in observing form while working with biological subjects to document and interpret what you see. The practice of illustration is complemented by critique sessions allowing students to discuss and respond to each others work. Graphite, watercolor and pen and ink will be covered. Click link below to view more information, including a link to the supply list for this class.

    Cost: $220 member, $280 non-member

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Raspberry Frost Banksia (Banskia menziesii), watercolor, 22x30". © Sharon Birzer, all rights reserved.

Raspberry Frost Banksia (Banskia menziesii), watercolor, 22×30″. © Sharon Birzer, all rights reserved.

Sharon Birzer
www.sharonbirzer.com
Scientific illustrator Sharon Birzer is a teaching artist at Seattle Pacific University and Frye Art Museum, and has completed illustrations for the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington. Sharon shows her work at Shift Collaborative Studio in Seattle, Washington.

Her work is currently on view in the exhibition Drawing on Nature: Flora and Fauna at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle (January 15 – April 1, 2014). This exhibition features the work of members from the Northwest Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and The Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists’.

    Art in the Garden: One-Day Botanical Illustration Workshop
    Sunday, March 2, 2014
    9 AM – 3 PM

    The National Tropical Botanical Garden is offering a one-day botanical illustration workshop with natural science illustrator Sharon Birzer. For beginning and intermediate artists, ages 15 and up. Students will work in watercolor. This workshop will be taught at the Harrison Chandler Education Center, National Tropical Botanical Garden Headquarters Campus at 3530 Papalina Road, Kalāheo.
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Moonshell and Kelp Foothold, watercolor, 11" x 10", © S. Birzer. All rights reserved

Moonshell and Kelp Foothold, watercolor, 11″ x 10″, © S. Birzer. All rights reserved

Sharon Birzer
www.sharonbirzer.com
Scientific illustrator Sharon Birzer is a teaching artist at Seattle Pacific University and Frye Art Museum, and has completed illustrations for the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington. Sharon shows her work at Shift Collaborative Studio in Seattle, Washington. Click on the image to visit Sharon’s website.

In June, Sharon will lead a summer workshop about scientific illustration for beginning and intermediate students ages 15 and up. Take a look!

    The Art of Scientific Illustration
    Frye Art Museum
    June 25–28
    10 AM – 4 PM

    Connect to the natural world and build skills in drawing and painting detailed zoological and botanical illustrations using a variety of media. Working outdoors when weather permits, students sketch flora from the Museum’s surrounding neighborhood. During studio sessions, students work with botanical specimens to develop strengths in observation and drafting. This course can be taken for credit or clock hours through Seattle Pacific University. The university uses the quarter system and issues quarter credits. Payment for credit or clock hour fees must be paid directly to the university on the first day of class.
    Cost: $220 members, $280 nonmembers
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Crinum asiaticum, watercolor, 20

Crinum asiaticum, watercolor, 20 x 20 inches. © 2012 Sharon Birzer. All rights reserved.

Scientific illustrator
Sharon Birzer heads to Hawaii next month. Care to join her?

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Botanical Illustration at Kahanu Garden

Kahanu Garden, Maui
March 18, 2013
9 AM – 2 PM

Natural science illustrator Sharon Birzer will help students develop observation skills and connect with nature as they spend a lovely day at Kahanu Garden in this ‘art in the garden’ workshop. Participants will work with various media. Presented by Kahanu Garden and Hāna Arts. Cost: $20, bring your own lunch. View Details/Register


About Sharon Birzer

www.sharonbirzer.com
Scientific illustrator Sharon Birzer is a teaching artist at Seattle Pacific University and Frye Art Museum, and has completed illustrations for the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington. Sharon shows her work at Shift Collaborative Studio in Seattle, Washington.

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