Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

July 2016
$378

Field Sketching in the Range of Light (five day workshop)

July 24 - July 29
San Francisco State Sierra Nevada Field Campus,
35400 Hwy 49
Sattley, CA 96124 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a week of sketching, art instruction and nature study to jump-start you in keeping your own nature/travel journal or re-inspire you to pick up your sketchbook again. We will examine different ways of keeping journals and develop habits to keep you actively sketching. The week will also include mini workshops on illustrating landscapes, plants, (including wildflowers!) and using watercolor or colored pencils in the field. Jack will also give technique lectures and demonstrations on drawing birds and…

Find out more »

Nature Journaling Field Trip: Sibley Volcanic Preserve

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve,
6800 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, CA United States
+ Google Map

alk in the remains of an extinct volcano in the Oakland Hills. Enjoy a day of natural history, a good hike, nature journaling, and the best potluck lunch anywhere. In addition to exploring and sketching, John Muir Laws will demonstrate techniques to discover mysteries in nature and to model explanations in your journal. This process will take your study of natural history to new levels. We will have our potluck lunch on the trail so pack a portable feast and…

Find out more »
August 2016
$75

Teacher Workshop: Field Journaling and NGSS- East Bay

August 2 @ 10:00 am - August 3 @ 3:00 pm

Learn how to become a keen observer of the wild places in your neighborhood and help students unlock a love for the natural world in the process. Join naturalist, John "Jack" Muir Laws, and CIB educators on this two day, outdoor, journaling workshop that incorporates the new science standards. Instructors will teach you how to actively observe and ask scientific questions about the natural world through sketching and creative writing exercises, and they will help you incorporate these skills into…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics-Tiburon

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Belvedere-Tiburon Library,
1501 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics- San Francisco

August 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Building 989 in the Presidio,
983 Marine Drive
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics- Burlingame

August 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Burlingame Library,
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA 94010 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics-Lafayette

August 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lafayette Library and Learning Center,
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics- Oakland

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Nature Center,
600 Bellevue Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics- Cupertino

August 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
McClellan Ranch: Santa Clara Valley Audubon,
22221 McClellan Road
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »

Field Sketching Basics- Fremont

August 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Coyote Hills Regional Park,
8000 Patterson Ranch Rd
Freemont, CA 94555 United States
+ Google Map

So you want to draw but have not picked up a pencil since elementary school? This workshop is geared for the raw beginner who is terrified of sketching and is convinced that they can not draw. You can learn to draw. This workshop will show you how to begin. In this workshop you will learn: The drawing "order of operations". How to look at a subject as an artist so you can draw what you see. How to simplify shapes, values,…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events