Cynthia Armstrong – Nature Illustration in Scratchboard (Online); Wednesdays, February 21-March 6, 2024

Dates: Wednesdays, February 21-March 6, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time, 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: All
Medium: Scratchboard

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In this course, we will learn how to depict nature with precision using ink on scratchboard techniques. Employing the fundamentals of Notan and understanding light/dark contrasts, we will develop realistic textures found in the world around us.

Instructor lecture/demonstrations, a variety of in-class assignments and homework will contribute to developing strong, successful skills and habits; additional critique sessions will offer feedback and encouragement, contributing to student mastery.

Cynthia Armstrong holds a graduate certificate degree from UC Santa Cruz in Science Illustration and a Master’s degree in Education from Stanford University. She has been a freelance illustrator and artist for over 25 years, and a teacher for the past 20 years. Cynthia, as a published illustrator, has traveled and journaled extensively throughout her career. Her client list includes the New York Botanical Gardens, U.S. National Park Service, the Maine State Museum, U.S. Forest Service, and the California Native Plant Society. www.cynthiaarmstrongart.com

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$225.00

About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • You will have access to a private class message board on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. (Exact use of the message board, critique of student work and general class format is at the discretion of the instructor, please check course description for details.)
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link or visit your Online Classrooms to find your active classes.

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