Botanical Art Class-Spring Wildflowers of the Longleaf
Botanical Art Class-Spring Wildflowers of the Longleaf - with Derek Norman and Fred Nation
A Six-Week Course: Fridays 10am - 1pm from April 14th - May 19th
Members: $150 (Login BEFORE you begin shopping to receive your discount)
A six week class - draw, paint, sketch the wildflowers while studying the eco-system of the Longleaf Pine Forest- Taught by Derek Norman & Fred Nation, who have been creating the beautiful Bloomin' Wild series for the Gardens.
Derek Norman would offer instruction in botanical art and Fred Nation would offer instruction on the botany of the wildflowers and the eco-system of the Garden’s Longleaf Pine Forest.
About our Instructors -
Derek Norman and his wife, Ursel, are members of MBG and they are new to our Gulf Coast community, having moved here from Chicago. Derek was born, bred and educated in England before he moved to the States. His graphic works, paintings, drawings and botanical works have been exhibited in Europe and America. He has won Gold and Silver Gilt Medals at the Royal Horticultural Society in London and he is represented in many private and permanent collections including the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh, the Library of Congress, the British Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Florilegium Society.
Fred Nation is a field botanist, environmental consultant, free-lance photographer and writer, who lives in Daphne, Alabama with his wife Maureen. Fred teaches various seminars on habitats and ecosystems for Weeks Bay Reserve and conducts workshops on invasive exotic plant controls and plant identification for the USDA Forest Service, The Cooperative Extension System, and Weeks Bay Reserve. He has identified and nominated 25 Alabama State Champion Trees.
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