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August 2014

Nature Journaling in the Sierra

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sorensen’s Resort,
14255 Highway 88, Hope Valley, CA 96120 United States
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Join us for a day of nature journaling in Hope Valley. Learn ways of combining nature close-ups, landscape views, and observational notes into journal pages that will hold your observations and memories in ways that photographs never could. Learn how to draw summer wildflowers, and create thumbnail landscapes in five minutes or less.

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$20 suggested donation

Rock Springs Nature Journal Field Trip

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Trailhead- Mount Tamalpias,
Pantoll Road and West Ridgecrest Road CA 94970 United States
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Enjoy a morning stroll through woodlands and meadows with plenty of opportunities to explore nature and sketch or write in your journal. This is a great place to practice trees and I will show several approaches along the trail. We will return to the cars and restrooms for our potluck lunch midday. After lunch we will hike to one of the most spectacular views in the bay area. Be ready for landscapeitos like you have never seen them before! This…

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September 2014
$20 suggested donation

The fundamentals: essential drawing techniques

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary,
376 Greenwood Beach Road, Tiburon, CA 94920 United States
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Drawing is not a gift or a talent. It is a skill that everyone can learn. In this workshop we will break down the essential drawing techniques that everyone should know. These methods are easily learned and are used all the time by professional and beginning artists. Learn how to draw straight lines and round circles. Unlock the power of gesture, contour, measured, constructed and negative space drawings. Merge these approaches together to create your own style. Why didn’t anyone tell…

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$20 suggested donation

The fundamentals: essential drawing techniques

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Building 989 in the Presidio,
983 Marine Drive, San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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Drawing is not a gift or a talent. It is a skill that everyone can learn. In this workshop we will break down the essential drawing techniques that everyone should know. These methods are easily learned and are used all the time by professional and beginning artists. Learn how to draw straight lines and round circles. Unlock the power of gesture, contour, measured, constructed and negative space drawings. Merge these approaches together to create your own style. Why didn’t anyone tell us…

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$20 suggested donation

The fundamentals: essential drawing techniques

September 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Foster City Community Center,
1000 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404 United States
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Drawing is not a gift or a talent. It is a skill that everyone can learn. In this workshop we will break down the essential drawing techniques that everyone should know. These methods are easily learned and are used all the time by professional and beginning artists. Learn how to draw straight lines and round circles. Unlock the power of gesture, contour, measured, constructed and negative space drawings. Merge these approaches together to create your own style. Why didn’t anyone tell us…

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$20 suggested donation

The fundamentals: essential drawing techniques

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Oakland Museum of California,
1000 Oak Street , Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Drawing is not a gift or a talent. It is a skill that everyone can learn. In this workshop we will break down the essential drawing techniques that everyone should know. These methods are easily learned and are used all the time by professional and beginning artists. Learn how to draw straight lines and round circles. Unlock the power of gesture, contour, measured, constructed and negative space drawings. Merge these approaches together to create your own style. Why didn’t anyone tell us…

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$20 suggested donation

The fundamentals: essential drawing techniques

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
McClellan Ranch: Santa Clara Valley Audubon,
22221 McClellan Road, Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Drawing is not a gift or a talent. It is a skill that everyone can learn. In this workshop we will break down the essential drawing techniques that everyone should know. These methods are easily learned and are used all the time by professional and beginning artists. Learn how to draw straight lines and round circles. Unlock the power of gesture, contour, measured, constructed and negative space drawings. Merge these approaches together to create your own style. Why didn’t anyone tell us…

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$20 suggested donation

Tennessee Valley Nature Journal Outing

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tennessee Valley Trailhead,
Tennessee Valley Trailhead, Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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Join the Nature Journal Club for a walk down Tennessee Valley, looking for hawks, owls, and other wildlife. We will hike the 1.7 miles down to Tennessee Beach for a potluck lunch (make sure your potluck items are portable). We will then spend the afternoon drawing, and exploring along the coast. For those who are getting started with journaling, I will lead a mini coastal landscape workshop after lunch and be available to help anyone with special needs or interests.…

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October 2014
$30

Drawing Birds

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History,
165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 United States
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Have you ever wanted to quickly draw birds in the field, capturing both their live energy and the details you can see? This bird sketching workshop will give you the tools you need to draw birds on the move.  No previous drawing experience necessary. We will begin with sketching fundamentals, adapt these for moving birds, develop an understanding of bird anatomy and proportions, and learn speed drawing tricks. We will explore the anatomy and basic drawing tricks for songbirds, hawks,…

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$30

Nature Drawing

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History,
165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 United States
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Learn tricks and techniques to help you include sketches, diagrams, and drawings in your field notebook. You will learn methods that will help you draw landscapes, trees, wildflowers, mammals, mushrooms, and other objects often discovered in your nature rambles. Learn basic drawing techniques and a workflow that can be applied to drawing any subject. Discover how to get a sense of depth in your drawings, and how to complete a landscape drawing in five minutes. You can do this and…

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