Facebook event page
VanDusen Botanical Garden
5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M4H1
This six-session course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn or improve upon a range of skills relating to botanical drawing. Through step-by-step instructions, students will learn how to hone their observational skills and progress through botanical drawing projects using pencil, pen and colour wash. Katharine will guide students through demonstrations on a variety of botanical illustration techniques both in the classroom and outdoors when weather permits. Bring your own supplies as indicated in the notes of the course information.
Cost: Member $216 / Non-member $240
Register online at the ticket link or call 604-718-5898 (Tues — Fri, 10 am — 4 pm)
About the instructor:
Katharine Dickinson has a postgraduate from The Slade School of Art, London, U.K. She has worked as a professional illustrator and artist for twenty years. Katharine has expertise in a variety of traditional media. She paints portraits by commission and landscapes for exhibition.
Teaching art is a passion; Katharine works with Vancouver and Burnaby Art Galleries, in public and school programs. She strongly believes in the power of education and drawing as a method for understanding the world. Her classes are engaging, emphasizing seeing and the principles of drawing from life. Students have fun while learning the necessary skills to develop their own artistic vision.