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Intermediate Drawing - Hybrid

with Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist

The registration period has closed for this event.

Dates: Saturdays, April 22, 29, May 6 and May 13 (May 6 - fully virtual)

Time: 1:30 PM-4:00 PM 

Fee: $210 ($189 Members)
Location: Hybrid (Virtual and Joslin Classroom I - C106)
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517


In this class, students continue their journey to learn the skills needed to produce a clean, accurate pencil drawing. Specifics of the course include:  measuring, ellipses in perspective, and tonal gradation.


Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing. 


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Note: This class involves homework assignments. The amount of time students need to spend on homework varies and usually ranges from five to fifteen hours per week. 


Remaining Seats: 1

Registration open through 4/21/2023 12:00 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Kathy is a professional artist with a long relationship with NCBG, involved in both the Native Plant Studies and Botanical Art & Illustration certificate programs as both student and instructor. Originally from Southern California, she graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Masters in Illustration, where she taught illustration, drawing, and painting as well as at other colleges in the area before relocating to the Winston-Salem area over 20 years ago. Kathy has had the joy of being a nature educator and an elementary school art teacher before returning to her passion for creating highly realistic watercolor paintings with a focus on plants. Her previous editorial illustrations won awards in the Society of Illustrators Exhibitions. More recently, her paintings have been included in the American Society of Botanical Artists International Exhibition, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Annual Exhibition and the prestigious Birds in Art 2018 Exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Besides teaching at NCBG, she holds workshops and classes at the Sawtooth School for the Visual Arts in Winston-Salem and Florence Art School in West Jefferson. To learn more about her and view her current work follow her on Facebook -, Instagram at or visit her website at


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Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration Credits

Intermediate Drawing: Credits - 1
Botanical Art Fundamentals Elective: Credits - 1


This course fulfills a core requirement in our Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration program.

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Hybrid (Virtual and Joslin Classroom I - C106)

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517