**FULL** ONLINE: Botanical Drawing 101

**FULL** ONLINE: Botanical Drawing 101
Registration Begins
2/17/2020 10:00 AM
Last Day To Register
5/1/2020 5:00 PM
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Mary Ellen Carsley, Professional Artist/Illustrator and Visual Arts Coordinator at Severn School

Learning to draw flowers and plants is fun and easy! This online program is designed for the beginning and intermediate student (ages 16-adult) interested in learning the basics of botanical drawing. No prior experience is necessary, only a love for flowers and art! This online workshop will include a study of basic drawing techniques in pencil and ink, careful study of botanical anatomy, forms and textures, and an introduction to basic composition.

Please note: This online program has a 100 person limit. Participants will be emailed the link the day before the online workshop occurs. Registration will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2020. This program will be recorded and available for viewing after the workshop concludes.

Suggested Materials List:
1  sketchpad 9”x 12” or acid-free drawing paper
1 2H pencil; 1 B pencil; 1 F pencil
1 set of permanent black ink drawing pens, nib sizes 01-07
Assorted sizes paper tortillions and/or stumps for blending
1 small pocket pencil sharpener
1 kneaded eraser
1 “pink pearl” or similar type eraser

DATE: Saturday, May 2
TIME: 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
LOCATION: online; link provided with registration
FREE: This program is now full. It will be recorded and available for viewing after the workshop concludes.

Cancellation Policy
The U.S. Botanic Garden reserves the right to substitute instructors or cancel programs when necessary.

United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 225-8333