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Advanced Drawing: Botanical Plates: Virtual

with Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist

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Dates: Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2022 

Time: 1:15 PM-4:45 PM

Fee: $210 ($189 Members)

 

 

In this course, 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 magnification, 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: 2

Registration open through 6/4/2022 5:00 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 - facebook.com/botanical.art.instructor, Instagram at @schermergramm.botanical.art or visit her website at www.kathyschermergramm-artist.com

 

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Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration Credits

Botanical Art & Illustration Elective Course Old: Credits - 1
Advanced Drawing: Botanical Plates: Credits - 1

 

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


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Location

Virtual

This program will be offered online via Zoom.
A meeting link and password will be sent a few days before the program.