Botanical illustrations can be created and enhanced by using herbarium specimens, a resource that stays consistent—perfect for detailed observation. Learn about the herbarium at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and use a sample pressed specimen to create a detailed pencil sketch. Techniques for reconstructing, measuring and transferring information onto paper will be discussed and demonstrated. Bring your favorite pencils; all other materials will be provided. this class counts toward the Certificate in Botanical Arts.
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