Science Art: Pen & Ink, focus on birds

SPRING 2018, Santa Rosa Junior College

6-8pm, 3 Tuesdays in May: 3/1, 3/8, 3/15

Meets in Zoology Classroom, 1860 Baker Hall

register through SRJC Community Ed SPRING 2018Materials list includes Bristol smooth paper, India ink, nib and fine felt pen. Ages 15 to adult, all levels welcome!


Wild Coast Journaling

June 23rd, Saturday 10am -1pm

Meets at Bodega Head; this is an outdoor class

register through SRJC Community Ed SUMMER 2018. Materials: Your own choice of sketchbook/plain paper journal, a pencil & ball point pen (colored pencils/watercolors are optional). Ages 15 to adult, all levels welcome.




Sonoma State University, EXCEL for Youth

SUMMER 2018, Session 1 – June 11-15, M-F

register through SSU extended ed

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

References and Interesting Links

Searchable database of plant, animal, + habitat photos

Searchable illustration directory: Medical Illustration Sourcebook

California Native Plant Society

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators is a citizen science program that monitors the coastal ecosystems of California

My recent article on science illustration is published here:

& Artists:

Scratchboard ink artist Trudy Nicholson

Artist Margaret Mee illustrates the Amazon Rainforest

Marine biological illustrator Ernst Haeckel, 19th century– click on the images for enlargements

Albrecht Durer, fine artist of the 16th century– click on the images for enlargements

Maria Sibylla Merian, 17th century, insect metamorphoses

daVinci journals

Environmental and Eco Art: Women Eco Artists Dialog