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Botanical Drawing for Beginners

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx

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$249 8 seats left
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Tue, Sep 17, 10:00am - Oct 08, 1:00pm (4 sessions)

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Location:
NYBG Bronx, Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd
Btwn Bedford Park Blvd & Mosholu Pkwy
Bronx, New York 10458
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Sarah Wry

What you'll learn in this botanical drawing class:

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills.

Recommended Textbooks

  • Botanical Illustration Course with the Eden Project, Rosie Martin & Meriel Thurstan, Batsford, England, 2006 
  • Botanical Drawing A Beginner's Guide, Wendy Hollender, 2007
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Refunds and Withdrawals

No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits once a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment. 

If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.

If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:
  • No refunds will be granted for: course levels 0–299 and 700–999
  • A 75% refund minus a $10 processing fee will be granted for course levels 300–599
Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.

MAKE-UP POLICY
New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.

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When coming to class, please enter via Mosholu Entrance, located at 2950 Southern Boulevard, at all times. And ask for the Watson Building.

Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 1:00pm Sarah Wry 4 $249
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Sep 24 10:00am - 1:00pm Sarah Wry
Tue, Oct 01 10:00am - 1:00pm Sarah Wry
Tue, Oct 08 10:00am - 1:00pm Sarah Wry
6:00pm - 9:00pm Kathryn Lyness 4 $249
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 02 6:00pm - 9:00pm Kathryn Lyness
Wed, Oct 16 6:00pm - 9:00pm Kathryn Lyness
Wed, Oct 23 6:00pm - 9:00pm Kathryn Lyness

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Question from Marianna K.
Will I have no problems with nybg staff if I pay your lower price?
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Hi Marianna! The prices posted on CourseHorse is the same as what is on the New York Botanical Garden's website so there should be no problem at all!
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Hi! I cannot find the list of materials for Linda Nemergut Botanical Drawings for beginners class. I do need your assistance. Thanks a lot!
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I would like to do this course but cannot do it in February - are there more classes scheduled for later in year? Thanks Janice Verity
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Reviews of Classes at New York Botanical Garden (455)

(455 Reviews)
Botanical Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Marianna K. on 3/8/2019
I loved the class. The teacher - Linda Nemergut - was incredible. She has vast knowledge, knows how to deal with beginners, is very patient, gives a lot of personal attention, and answers all your questions. What else to wish for? You are not rushed - also good news for a beginner. Another good thing - for reasonable price you get to understand, what botanical illustration is - and decide, whether you want to take NYBG certification classes or master this type of drawing in depth by yourself. Even if not - information about paper, pencils, supplies, and some basics is applicable for any type of drawing. It was definitely money wisely spent.
Botanical Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Jeanne B. on 10/24/2018
The teacher was expressive, gave good technical instruction, and much individual attention.
Botanical Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Alexandra C. on 6/29/2018
The teacher was incredibly knowledgeable and thorough in her instruction. She shared many tips on drawing and materials that as a former art school student, I appreciated. She was also very enthusiastic about the subject and her own work was beautiful. Linda was great. A gem. Go take her class!
Botanical Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/29/2014
The classroom did not have proper lighting for this class. We were trying to draw shadows and light with overhead florescent lighting. The teacher was very kind and talented but her feedback with minimal and vague. I did learn some very help drawing fundamentals but was disappointed overall.
Botanical Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Mina J. on 6/14/2018
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