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2012_Spring Botanical Illustration Distance Learning Program at Denver Botanic Gardens

2012_Spring Botanical Illustration Distance Learning Program at Denver Botanic Gardens

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2012_Winter-Spring Botanical Illustration Distance Learning Program at Denver Botanic Gardens. To download and print use the username: biprogram and password: student
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Winter/Spring 2012
DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM
Certificate in Botanical Art & Illustration
 
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Denver Botanic Gardens’ Certificate in Botanical Art and Illustration program is designed to offer a comprehensive series of classes in botanical illustration, providing participants the drawing and painting skills required to render accurate and usefuldepictions of the plant world with a focus on detail. In addition to our traditional on-site Botanical Illustration curriculum we offeran in-class/off-site program which combines classroom participation with remote on-line learning opportunities. The studentsaccepted into this distance learning program must reside more than 100 miles away from Denver Botanic Gardens.
 WINTER/SPRING 2011 DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMCERTIFICATE IN BOTANICAL ART & ILLUSTRATION
On-Site
The ollowing 15-hour required courses are held on-site overthree days (Friday through Sunday). Work or these classes iscompleted entirely in the classroom.
• Botanical Illustration in Pencil I• Botany for Botanical Illustrator• Composition for Botanical Illustration• Perfecting Perspective• Color Layering for Colored Pencil
OnLine WitH On-Site COMpOnent
The ollowing 15-hour required courses are oered througha combination o on-site intensive classroom experience andonline instruction:
• Botanical Illustration in Pencil II• Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil I• Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil II• Color Mixing for Artists• Botanical Illustration in Pen and Ink I• Botanical Illustration in Pen and Ink II• Botanical Illustration in Watercolor I• Botanical Illustration in Watercolor II
CLaSSrOOM inStruCtiOn
The classroom instruction portion o courses oered with anonline component cover material in 10 hours spread over twoconsecutive days. During this classroom session the studentwill learn new technique(s) and receive one-on-one tutoring.
tHe Off-Site Learning apprOaCH
Following the two-day concentrated classroom instruction, three
weekly Internet sessions cover the remaining elements of the
course. The successul completion o a fnal artwork (plate) withinone month (30 days) ater the conclusion o the on-site session isthe culmination o each o the distance learning courses.The student must use a scanner or digital camera to recordweekly achievement and email the high resolution image to the
instructor and program manager. All student questions as well
as the instructor answers, recommendations and suggestionsare all handled by email. The student must send a scan o theinal plate to the instructor and the program manager in orderto receive a credit rom the course.
eLeCtive COurSeS
In order to become eligible to apply for the portfolio review
students must complete a minimum o 100 elective hours inaddition to the 13 required 15-hour courses. Elective coursesare designed to increase the student’s knowledge, ability andexperience in botanical art. Typically an elective course meetsweekly or three hours over a ive week time period (15 hr), but
shorter condensed courses are also organized. A selection of
electives ollowing the in-class/o-site model will be oered.
Karla Beatty
 
GUEST WORKSHOPS – ON-SITE
bird specimens provide tools tocomplete an elegant bird portrait.
Fee:
$210 member, $257 non-member.
Prerequisites:
Pencil I,Pencil II recommended, ColorMixing for Artists, Watercolor I orWater Color Pencil I.
No refunds for registration can-cellations after January 19 unless your seat can be filled.
• Fri. – Sun., Feb. 10 – 12, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
 
Instructor:
Linda Feltner, Hereford, AZ
Linda M. Feltner
specializes in both the aesthetics and scienceo natural history. Not only does her work represent the strictstandards o accuracy or natural history, but through her inearts background, she combines the creativity o artistic designwith the realism o nature into what has become her trademark.
Her career has developed through interpretive media, book
and magazine illustrations, solo exhibitions and classroomteaching. She has over 38 years o experience in paintingand drawing. She has been an instructor or the Scientiic
Illustration Program with the University of Washington, theNorth Cascade Institute and currently teaches at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute.
The Nature of Drawing Birds I with Linda M. Feltner
Your investigation into bird anatomybegins with physical characteristicssuch as beaks, eet, wings, eathertracts and body shapes, as wellas behavior. We will compareadaptations or fnding ood
and habitat specialization. Museum
mounts and specimens with expertguidance will assist with techniquesand “bird details.” The fnalproduct: a sophisticated bird studyin graphite when you leave theclass.
Fee:
$210 member, $257 non-member.
Prerequisites:
 
Pencil I, Pencil II recommended.
No refunds for registration cancellations after January 16unless your seat can be filled.
• Mon. – Wed., Feb. 6 – 8, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Instructor:
Linda Feltner, Hereford, AZ
The Nature of Drawing Birds II with Linda M. Feltner
Learn the common approaches to illustrate birds and
discover the challenging proportions and perspective o birdillustration. Enjoy group instruction and individual attentionrom a specialist. With guidance, museum mounts and
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Observing live birds allows youto apply the skills honed on theprevious days or prepares you oran upcoming course. Study frst-hand the physical characteristics,gestures, changing shape andposture o a living bird.
The Birds of Prey Foundation
isa nonproit organization witha mission to rehabilitate andrelease injured and orphanedraptors back into the wild.
This foundation in Broomfield
is the largest raptor center in
Colorado, admitting over 500
injured and orphaned raptorsrom all over the state each year. Transportation rom Denver
Botanic Gardens is arranged.
Fee:
$70 member, $85 non-
Field Trip to Birds of Prey Foundation, Broomfield, Colorado
member. Recommended or all
The Nature of Drawing Birds
participants; limited to 12 participants each visit.
No refunds for registration cancellations after January 19unless your seat can be filled.1.
Thurs., Feb. 9, 9 a.m. – noon.
 
Geared for students from the Bird Workshop I
2.
Thurs., Feb. 9, 1 – 4 p.m.Geared for students from the Bird Workshop II
Linda Feltner

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just checked and the username and password (indicated in the blog) works perfectly fine - You need to click the link "already have a scribd account" and use the given username and password!
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Please download and print by using the username: biprogram and password: student (that is the only combination that works) - If problems occur please contact Scribd, or send me an email and i will email you the catalog.
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