North Carolina Botanical Garden
Course

Advanced Drawing: Botanical Plates

with Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist


Dates: Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, and 25

Time: 1:00-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $150 ($135 Members)

 

Students work towards refining drawing skills in creating a plant portrait. Specifics to this class include rendering a tonal botanical plate, working with live plants, studying plant anatomy, using microscopes, as well as mapping and cross-contour drawing for accuracy.

Prerequisites: Intermediate Drawing, Composition

 

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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. 

 

 


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Remaining Seats: 7

Registration open through 4/2/2019 11:59 PM EST | Refund Policy


About the Instructor

Kathy is a professional artist with a long ongoing relationship with the Gardens involved in both the Native Plant Studies and Botanical Illustration Certification programs. Originally from Southern California she holds a Master's Degree from California State University, Fullerton in Illustration. While there she taught at CSUF as well as Community Colleges for several years in illustration and drawing and painting. Never satisfied with a single focus, Kathy has enjoyed being a Nature Educator with her knowledge from the Native Plants program and worked as an elementary school art teacher while in NC. Her professional work includes Award winning editorial illustrations for business and medical magazines. She is a current member of ASBA and works from her in-home studio near Winston-Salem with its view of Pilot Mountain surrounded by her dog and four cats.

 

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Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration Credits

Botanical Art & Illustration Elective Course: Credits - 1

 

This course fulfills an elective requirement in our Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration program.


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Location

Joslin Classroom II (C107)

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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