Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Art Workshop: Plants and the Fibonacci Sequence

Event Date: 
Sat, Jan 28, 2017

Mary Ellen Carsley, Professional Artist/Illustrator and Visual Arts Coordinator at Severn School
Different plants grow in a variety of predictable and measurable patterns. Understanding these patterns can develop the artistic eye and drawing skill. This course is designed for artists of all levels of experience wishing to develop their skill in recognizing mathematical and geometric patterns in both two and three dimensions to hone their observation and drawing skills. Basic-to-advanced drawing and composition skills with a variety of botanical subjects will be covered and fundamental geometric constructions and aesthetic mathematic functions will be explored. Please note: A materials list can be found here. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. Please bring a lunch.

DATE: Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29
TIME: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Conservatory Classroom
**PLEASE NOTE: This class was incorrectly published as a free program. There is a fee - see below**

Friends: $150
Non-members: $175
Pre-registration required