Botanical Illustration: Focus on Insects

Thursday, April 5, 2018
1 - 4 PM

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Four Thursdays, April 5 - 26

Ages 18+

Explore the lush and varied world of botanical illustration throughout history. Participants gain an understanding of artistic renderings and botanical illustrations of insects. Learn how to draw with precision using watercolor and Prismacolor pencils. Take away a small sketchbook and portable watercolors.

$125 members • $140 nonmembers

Instructor: Shanon Essex


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About the Instructor:

Captivated by drawings in books and newspapers early, Shanon Essex chose a creative life immersed in visual arts, design and music. That choice lead to a BFA in Painting & Drawing from San Francisco’s Academy of Art in the Spring of 2000. His fine art painting, drawing is enjoyed by private collectors and has been included in interior design projects nation wide. Shanon enjoys sharing his diverse creative talents and experience instructing drawing and painting classes in Northern California since 2013.

Information

Register by clicking the REGISTER button above or visit the Museum Admission Desk.

No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.

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