Classes & Education

Botanical Drawing Program

Learn to draw under the guidance of artist Carol Anne Sutherland. Beginning with the fundamentals for drawing the natural world in black and white, the courses develop technique until students gain the ability to capture intricate orchids and majestic trees in colored pencil. Participants earn a Botanical Drawing Certificate upon program completion.

Certificate Requirements

Participants earn a Botanical Drawing Certificate upon program completion of 140 total classroom hours.

  • Complete all 11 Classes (165 hrs) plus one Workshop (5 hrs)
  • Arrange portfolio class work sequentially; schedule portfolio review with instructor
  • Participate in Student Drawing Exhibition

List of program courses and 2019 schedule:

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September 24

Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration


Fine line pen is the ideal medium for botanical illustration because it reproduc...

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October 29

Drawing the Fall Harvest in Colored Pencil


In this class, students create still-life drawings in colored pencil and/or blac...

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