Dates: Thursdays, January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time/1:00-3:30 PM Eastern Time
Medium: Colored pencil
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We will create sketchbook pages to document what is happening in our gardens each month. Choosing one or two plants or trees to follow through the seasons from the gray days of winter to the first spring buds, we will focus on color mixing, try our different colored pencil techniques, and learn a little botany as we go along. Learn to look closely at the changes in plant life in your own back yard.
Nina Antze is a botanical artist and quiltmaker living in Sonoma County. She has a degree in Fine Art from San Francisco State University and has a Certificate in Botanical Illustration from the New York Botanical Gardens. She recently studied with Sarah Simblet at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford, England. She teaches Colored Pencil at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa Junior College, the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, Point Reyes, around the Bay Area and in Southern California. Nina is a member of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, and the Colored Pencil Society of America. Her Chinese Snake-bark Maple has been accepted in the deYoung Open at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. Her botanicals can be viewed at www.pcquilt.com.
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