Classes & Education

Botanical Drawing Program

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

Certificate Requirements

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

  • Complete classes 1-9 (135 hours) plus one workshop (5 hours)
  • Buy portfolio, arrange work sequentially in classes 1-9; schedule portfolio review with instructor
  • Participate in Student Drawing Exhibition
  • 5 class meetings per class (3 hours/class; 15 total classroom hours)

List of program courses and 2022 schedule:

  • Introduction to Drawing in Black & White, course begins Jan. 11 & Jan. 13
  • Intermediate Drawing in Black & White, course begins Feb. 15
  • Drawing Birds, Bees, and other Pollinators, course begins March 17
  • Introduction to Drawing in Colored Pencil, course begins March 29
  • Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil, course begins in May
  • Drawing Orchids in Black & White, course begins in June
  • Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil, course begins in July
  • Drawing Trees, course begins in Aug.
  • Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration, course begins in Sept.
  • Drawing the Fall Harvest, course begins in Oct.

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