Botanical Drawing Program

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Register online by clicking the class links below, calling 404.876.5859 ext. 2555, or contacting registrar@atlantabotanicalgarden.org.

Certificate Requirements: (140 Total Classroom Hours)

  • Complete all 9 Classes (135 hrs) plus one Saturday workshop (5 hrs)
  • Arrange portfolio class work sequentially; schedule portfolio review with instructor
  • Participate in Student Drawing Exhibition

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Learn to draw under the guidance of the talented Carol Anne Sutherland.

Beginning with the fundamentals for drawing the natural world in black and white, the courses develop technique until students gain the ability to capture intricate orchids and majestic trees in colored pencil. Participants earn a Botanical Drawing Certificate upon program completion.

Winter Classes

Introduction to Drawing in Black and White

Intermediate Drawing in Black and White
(Prerequisite: Intro to Drawing)


Class Credit: 15 hours
Fee: $180 (Members $170)/per class
 

Spring Classes

Introduction to Colored Pencil

Intermediate Colored Pencil
(Prerequisite: Intro to Colored Pencil)


Class Credit: 15 hours
Fee: $180 (Members $170)/per class

Summer Classes

Drawing Orchids in Black and White
(Prerequisite: Intermediate Drawing)

Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil
(Prerequisite: Drawing Orchids B&W)


Class Credit: 15 hours
Fee: $180 (Members $170)/per class

Autumn Classes

Drawing Trees

Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration

Drawing the Fall Harvest: Colored Pencil


Class Credit: 15 hours
Fee: $180 (Members $170)/per class

Holiday Workshops

Mat and Frame Your Artwork

Boughs & Berries: Design and Make Christmas Cards


Class Credit: 5 hours
Fee: $85 (Members $75)/per class

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