North Carolina Botanical Garden
Course

Field Sketching

with Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist


Dates: Tuesdays October 23, 30, November 6, 13

Time: 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Fee: $150 ($135 Members)

 

Take your sketchbook outdoors and reconnect with plants in their natural environment. In this course, students are encouraged to shed old habits and try new techniques as they travel to a variety of gardens and habitats. Through a combination of guided exercises and free experimentation, students discover new ways of seeing plants, new problem-solving skills, and a refreshing way of thinking about layout and color. Several media are used, from ballpoint pen to watercolor to pencil. No prerequisites.

 

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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: 3

Registration open through 10/20/2018 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

 


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Location

Joslin Classroom I (C106)

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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