Classes

No Classes Summer 2020

Previous offerings:

Create a Summer Nature Journal

Celebrate summer with your own nature journal! See a variety of examples and develop your own unique style. Create your own pages of studies and see how much more you notice the world around you. Part outdoor exploration, sketching and note-taking, Krista will introduce some of her favorite observation and field techniques. For all ages, beginner to experienced; children with an adult. 

http://www.sittingroom.org/events.html

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Birds – Art – Life – the Art and Science of Birds

Bird portraits, field trip, sketching from live raptors, 3D nest sculptures, bird call and evolution games- we had a great time!

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Wild Coast Journaling

Meets at Bodega Head or other coastal locations; this is an outdoor class

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Science Art: Pen & Ink

Meets in Zoology Classroom, 1860 Baker Hall

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References and Interesting Links

Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s interactive and video resources https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/media-library/

Searchable database of plant, animal, + habitat photos http://calphotos.berkeley.edu

Searchable illustration directory: Medical Illustration Sourcebook www.medillsb.com

California Native Plant Society cnps.org

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators gnsi.org

Limpets.org is a citizen science program that monitors the coastal ecosystems of California

My recent article on science illustration is published here: http://www.youshareproject.com/illustrating-science/

& Artists:

Scratchboard ink artist Trudy Nicholson www.science-art.com/member

Artist Margaret Mee illustrates the Amazon Rainforest http://botany.si.edu/botart/mee.htm

Marine biological illustrator Ernst Haeckel, 19th century– click on the images for enlargements  http://caliban.mpiz-koeln.mpg.de/haeckel/radiolarien/

Albrecht Durer, fine artist of the 16th century– click on the images for enlargements http://www.albrecht-durer.org

Maria Sibylla Merian, 17th century, insect metamorphoses http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/merian/

daVinci journals http://www.drawingsofleonardo.org

Environmental and Eco Art: Women Eco Artists Dialog weadartists.org