Botanical Illustration Workshop at Kahanu Garden, Maui, Hawaii



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Botanical Illustration Workshop at Kahanu Garden, Maui, Hawaii
at The National Tropical Botanical Garden Maui, Hawaii
Instructors: Wendy Hollender & Veronica (Vern) Fannin

Workshop will be held at:
Kahanu Garden Visitor Center
650 Ulaino Rd
Hana , HI

Workshop Dates: Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14, 2020

Workshop Description:

Hours- 10am to 4pm on class days.
Lunch included.

Study the fundamentals of botanical drawing using the mediums of graphite pencil, colored pencils, watercolor pencils and watercolor. Drawing plants and flowers starts with observation. Under the supervision of Wendy Hollender and Veronica (Vern) Fannin, students will learn about plant structures and their importance through dissection and comparison. Students will create detailed botanical drawings and sketchbook pages of flowering plants, fruits and seedpods, working directly from the wide variety of tropical plants growing at NTBG.
No previous drawing experience required.

Our Drawing Workshops are designed to fit the needs of students of all levels. Workshops are a great way for beginners to receive lots of one-on-one instruction and feedback in a supportive environment. We recommend attending for as many days as possible; the more you immerse yourself, the deeper the learning experience. For the more experienced artist, workshops are a way to make time to focus, continue to advance your skills, and create more-detailed work.

Prerequisites are not required for this workshop, but if you want to gain confidence and build some foundational skills before attending, we recommend completing the Botanical Basics online program which you can read about here:

Workshop Fees:

$125 per day

NTBG members will receive a 10% Discount by request. Email to get the discount code.


See our list of recommended supplies.

Refund Policy:

Partial refund will be given in the event you cancel by Feb 15, 2020 if your spot gets filled. Amount of refund will be $65 per day.

Additional information

Number of Days

1 Day, 2 Days