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 2020 schedule:

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August 11

Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil


Explore the exquisite and varied colorations of the Orchid family.

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August 18

Art of the Quick Sketch (for botanical Drawing)


The quick sketch is an advanced skill built with experience and practice.

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