Art in the Outdoors

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.

Winter Colored Pencil Drawing Series

with Diane Iverson

Participants need to bring the following materials:
9×12 Bristol Vellum drawing pad
Pencil sharpener
Kneaded eraser
Faber Castell or Prismacolor colored pencil set

When: January 13th through January 24th, Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays| 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Where: Highlands Center of Natural History – James Learning Center Classroom*
If weather permits, this class may be held in the open-air Ramada within the Discovery Gardens.*
Cost: $25 per class; $132 for the entire series; 10% Discount for Members

 

 

Celebrating the Season - Fall Colored Pencil Drawing Series

with Diane Iverson

Fall is the sunset of the year.  Leaves change colors and fall to the ground; reptiles and insects enter into their last hurrah before temperatures plummet. This fall’s colored-pencil drawing series with local illustrator and author, Dianne Iverson, will sketch out fall’s most beautiful aspects. Develop, practice, and refine your artistic abilities while enjoying the grace of the autumn season.

Participants need to bring the following materials:
9×12 Bristol Vellum drawing pad
Pencil sharpener
Kneaded eraser
Faber Castell or Prismacolor colored pencil set

When: October 28, 30, November 1, 4, 6, 8 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Where: Highlands Center of Natural History – James Learning Center Classroom*
If weather permits, this class may be held in the open-air Ramada within the Discovery Gardens.*
Cost: $25 per class; $132 for the entire series; 10% Discount for Members