Community Art: Science Illustration Classes


Sierra Nature Prints Studio ~ Fall 2019 Classes

Week of Oct. 16 through the week of Dec. 17, 2019

Three classes offered - 9 meetings each

- Botanical Art - (18-adult) 6:00-8:00, Mon. Oct. 21 to Dec. 16 – 9 classes -$270

- Beginning Natural Science Illustration – (Ages 13-17) 4:00-6:00, Tues. Oct. 22 to Dec. 17 - 9 classes - $270        

- Natural Science Illustration – (Teens Ages 13-19) 4:00-6:00, Weds. Oct. 16 to Dec. 18 - 9 classes - $270 (No class Nov. 27)

Natural Science Illustration: A class exploring the wonders of nature through applied art.  We will draw insects, Arachnids, water drops, animals, seashells, bones, feathers, fur, fungi and flowers using a variety of techniques including pen & ink, scratchboard, colored pencil, watercolor, acrylics, and graphiteThe Beginning class will focus on basic skills in addition to the above activities.

Botanical Illustration: Using herbaria, photos and live specimens for reference, students will produce botanical images in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil, and pen & ink. Topics will include plant parts, dissection, studies, historical botanical art, and Fibonacci forms.

Students in all classes will also learn about various artists and be gently guided in the art of critique. Instruction takes place in a round table setting. Students should come with a desire to draw and be able to focus for two hours. Materials (and popcorn!) are provided in class

Payment may be made to Peggy Edwards – Sierra Nature Prints, P.O. Box 66644, Scotts Valley, CA 95067 OR pay by PayPal to  (Family members and those attending more than one class will receive a 10% discount.)

INSTRUCTOR: Peggy Edwards, Natural Science Illustrator & Credentialed Teacher K-12 & community college.  B.S. – University of California, Berkeley & Graduate Certificate - Natural Science Illustration – University of California, Santa Cruz.  Owner of Sierra Nature Prints

WHERE: Sierra Nature Prints Studio, 1600 Mount Hermon Road, Scotts Valley, CA (DO NOT TURN IN TO THE DRIVEWAY COMING FROM FELTON!)

CONTACT: (831) 566-8471 or write