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Introduction to Nature Drawing  

 

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden

When: Saturdays, 1 pm to 4 pm

6 Sessions, February 24, 2018 - April 7, 2018

(no class on Easter Weekend, March 31st)

$180 Public, $144 Members

Over 6 weeks we’ll be drawing a variety of natural subjects and experimenting with with a range of wet & dry media that include: graphite, walnut ink with Japanese dip pens, blue pencils, red earth chalks and vine charcoal.

Beginners Welcome.

UPDATE: The Workshop is fully booked. 

To be added to the wait list please email: adulted@torontobotanicalgarden.ca


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Jr. Nature Sketch

Where: City of Toronto (various locations) 

When:  April 21, 2018 to June 23, 2018

The Junior NatureSketch Club is an outdoor nature program for kids that focuses on sketching and observing wildlife habitats in unique ecosystems. Guided by a sketch artist and a naturalist, this program encourages children to connect to natural environments in their local community using a pencil and a sketchbook.

The cost of the program includes 9 weeks of ecosystem outings guided by a naturalist, sketching instruction, a special Junior NatureSketch Club book, and all sketching materials. The program also includes a final exhibition on week 10 where the children’s sketches will be framed and hung on display at a local venue. Jr Nature Sketch Club is for children ages 5 – 12 years.


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Adult Nature Sketch Program

 

Where: City of Toronto (various locations)

When: May 27, June 3, June 10, June 23 (show)

Adult NS will work on observing & sketching in wildlife habitats but also introduce the students to more formal art training, expanding their skills in sighting, shading, texture, etc.

The cost of the program includes 3 weeks of instructional outings guided by an artist and naturalist, sketching instruction, a Nature Sketch Club book and all sketching materials.  The program also includes a final exhibition on June 23rd at Toronto Botanical Garden where the students' sketches will be framed & displayed.

Appropriate for ages 18+

Cost: $71


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Garden Sketchbook

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden

When: Wednesday June 13, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Enjoy the beauty of TBG while learning how to sketch the lush surroundings.  You will learn observational skills along with drawing techniques in line, proportion and shading. 

Our instructor will provide constructive feedback to help increase your creative confidence!

 Beginners welcome.

 


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Smartphone  Photography 

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden

When: Sat. July 7th and Sat. July 14th

(Both classes run from 1 pm to 4 pm)

Learn how to capture the wonders of nature using your smartphone camera.  In this 2 day workshop you’ll discover how to find the best light for your subjects, elements of composition and editing with photo apps.  Part of the workshop will be spent shooting in the garden and along Wilket Creek.  

Please be sure your device is updated to the latest operating system.  

Suitable for beginners with either Android or Apple devices.


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Smartphone  Photography

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden

When: Tues Sept.12th and Wed. Sept.13th 

(Both classes run from 6:30 to 9:30 pm)

Learn how to capture the wonders of nature using your smartphone camera.  In this 2 day workshop you’ll discover how to find the best light for your subjects, elements of composition and editing with photo apps.  Part of the workshop will be spent shooting in the garden and along Wilket Creek.  

Please be sure your device is updated to the latest operating system.

Suitable for beginners with either Android or Apple devices.