Nina Antze - What's in the Garden? Four Months of Observation (Online); Thursdays, May 13 , June 10, July 15 & August 12, 2021

Dates: Thursdays, May 13, June 10, July 15 & August 12, 2021
Time: 10:00AM-12:30PM Pacific Standard Time
Level: All
Medium: Drawing and colored pencil

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Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. You will also have access to recordings of the class that will expire 30 days after the final day of the course.

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 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). Find out how to access the class group message board here. 

Join Nina Antze as she guides you in following what is happening in your garden this spring and summer. Nina will help you to create sketchbook pages to document this each month. You will choose one or two plants or trees to follow through the seasons, from the height of spring to the warm days of summer- roses, composite flowers, fruit trees bearing fruit, whatever you are seeing in your garden. Focus will be on color mixing, trying different colored pencil techniques, and on learning a little botany along the way. Learn to look closely at the changes in plant life in your own back yard.

Supply list and monthly handouts will be provided. All levels welcome.

Nina Antze is a California artist and quiltmaker. She has a degree in Fine Art and a Certificate in Botanical Illustration from the New York Botanical Gardens and recently studied with Sarah Simblet at the Ruskin School of Art at Oxford. She teaches Drawing Nature classes throughout California and is a member of the Filoli Florilegium and the Alcatraz Florilegium and curated the Luther Burbank Florilegium in Sebastopol. Her botanicals can be viewed at her web site,

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