intro to Botanical Drawing
Ever wanted to capture the vibrant world around you? Not sure where to begin? Inspiration is blooming around and all you need is a pen and pencil!
In this class, we will learn the basics of botanical illustration, from the language of line to rendering light and shadow. Pen and ink will be the tools used to create a variety of realistic textures and stunning three-dimensional floral illustrations.
Students will walk away with a firm understanding of the natural world, how to study plants from real-life observation, and how to create professional botanical drawings.
Harness your inner flower power and learn how to draw from this endlessly fascinating subject!
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who want to learn about drawing with ink
• those who want to learn to create botanical textures
• those who want to improve their observational skills
• adults who want to learn about illustration
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About the instructor
Kelsey Worth portrays vibrant flora and fauna using water-based mixed media. Inspired by close-viewed subjects and expressive paint techniques, she melds traditional art fundamentals and modern abstraction. Worth’s work captures nature’s inherent movement and rhythm using sweeping brush strokes and dynamic compositions. Her work embraces colorful timeless subjects while pushing the boundaries of realism.
After receiving a dual Bachelors degree in Music and Studio Art, Worth continued studying music at the University of Redlands in Southern California, eventually earning a Masters Degree in Saxophone Performance. Her Senior art project earned University of Redlands Departmental Honors as she graduated Summa Cum Laude. May 2017 Worth joined the United States Marine Corps and completed active duty in April 2021, earning distinction as an accomplished Marine, musician, and visual artist.