Art Classes

Our art classes are an excellent place for beginners and experienced artists to learn and practice their skills in nature observation and illustration. Classes are offered throughout the year and range from series to a single program.


Colored Pencil Drawing Series

with Diane Iverson

Fall is the time of changing colors and landscapes. Fragrant Sumac is now orange, red and purple and the Western Sandpiper is returning to Prescott. Draw and color some of the local species in our fall colored pencil drawing series led by artist Dianne Iverson.

Diane is the author and/or illustrator of over 20 books. Her illustrations are in the permanent collections of the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature in Fresno, California and the Mazza Museum of International Art from Children’s Books.

Participants need to bring the following materials:
Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils, set of 24 (or larger)
Verathin Pencils, White, Black and Lemon Yellow
Caran D’Ache Full Blender, two pack
White eraser
Mono Sand Eraser
Strathmore Bristol, vellum surface, 9 X 12 tablet
Pencil sharpener

When: October 19th-30ths. Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays| 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Where: Highlands Center of Natural History – Discovery Gardens Ramada
Cost: $22.50 per class for members, $25 for nonmembers.

Due to COVID-19 all education programming will be outside. Prepare to be comfortable outside, expect to practice physical distancing, and masks are required.

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