2022 Phipps’ Allegheny Highlands Flora Project: Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens’ Native Plants

Choosing of Native Plants: Tuesday, Feb. 22, 6 – 7 p.m. | Robin Menard and Stephanie Lind

Student orientation: Thursday, Feb. 24, 6 – 7 p.m. | Robin Menard

Hunt Institute will be closed and emailing images to participants in June 2022

Open Studios | Sundays: July 10; Aug. 14; Sept. 18; Oct.16; and Nov. 13 | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

$180 members | $200 nonmembers 

Flora programming will remain virtual, on Zoom, at least through the spring and early summer, with the potential to move to in-person programming by late summer or fall.

Objective: To be able to create a botanical illustration from the beginning to end 

Level: Intermediate to advanced 

Prerequisites: Botanical Drawing I and II, Watercolor I or Colored Pencil I 

Learn how to research and produce a beautiful and accurate painting of a native plant. In this long-term collaborative project, create a watercolor, colored pencil or mixed media painting, a copy of which will be catalogued into the Phipps’ Allegheny Highlands Flora Project for future educational or marketing uses. Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate elective.  

Registration is limited to 26 participants due to gallery constraints. There will not be an online gallery option this year.

 


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