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Botany for the Artist – Virtual

March 8 @ 9:30 am - March 29 @ 12:30 pm

$210

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with Gigi McDonald, Freelance Artist; Scott Zona, Ph.D., Botanist, co-editor, PALMS, the journal of the International Palm Society

Date: Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29
Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM ET
Location: Virtual
Fee: $210 ($189 Members)

Traditional botanical illustration was relied on to record and share the identification of plants through accurate representation. Botany for the Artist is a practical course which hopes to encourage the inquisitive artist to understand, interpret and improve their botanical knowledge by reinforcing terminology, observing and notating plant structure and practicing identification with the taxonomic keys. The four lessons—Habitat, Flower Parts, Leaf Comparison, and Fruit Structure—will culminate with the students drawing a graphite work representing a specimen identified at the NCBG.

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Details

Start:
March 8 @ 9:30 am
End:
March 29 @ 12:30 pm
Cost:
$210
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Website:
https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0005-0014-ccb2eb9e0fd24fd4aa63f70ab02e782e

Venue

North Carolina Botanical Garden
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Phone:
(919) 962-0522
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