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Botanical Art Class I: How to Work with Graphite Pencil  - 6 weeks

Botanical Art Class I: How to Work with Graphite Pencil - 6 weeks

  • $ 150.00

Botanical Art Class I:
Learning How to Work with Graphite Pencil - with Derek Norman
How to surprise yourself and amaze your friends!
A Six-Week Course: Fridays 10am - 1pm from October 13 - November 17 (Second class will be held on a Wednesday)

Members: $125 (Login BEFORE you begin shopping to receive your discount)
Nonmembers: $150


If you have long held the desire to learn how to draw then this class is for you. And also, for those who simply wish to take their drawing skills to a higher level.

During this 6-week course, each student will engage in drawing plant specimens as they learn to recognize and create form by understanding the importance of structure, surface texture and light as "value". Feel the magic of creating "value" as your flower drawing slowly emerges and comes to life with shape, form, depth and dimension.

Materials List (PDF)

About our Instructor -
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.

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