Intermediate Botanical Watercolor

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017

- Sunday, April 2, 2017

Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Instructor: Linda Ann Vorobik

Location: Arroyo Room

Spaces Available

Please register at the door

Saturday & Sunday Workshop

This workshop designed for those who have some experience with watercolor and gouache, who want to hone their skills and learn new techniques with the beautiful subjects from the botanical garden. Demonstrations are interspersed with independent work time, and include cleaning up edges, painting white flowers, lifting paint and erasing, drawing fine lines, etc.

A supply list will be sent to participants upon registration. See sample supply list here.

Browse her annotated bibliography to view some suggested supplemental readings.

Don't Miss Out!

Linda Ann Vorobik will be at the Garden in Spring 2017 for a free reception and lecture, and two workshops. Register for both workshops and receive a discount

Desert Blooms: Preview from a Botanical Watercolorist
Friday, 3/31, 5:30-7pm

Intermediate Botanical Watercolor
Saturday & Sunday, 4/1 & 4/2, 9am-4pm

Sketch Your Way to Better Botany
Saturday & Sunday, 4/29 & 4/30, 9am-4pm


Linda Ann Vorobik, PhDLinda Ann Vorobik, botanist, editor, and illustrator of numerous botanical publications, cherishes all three west coast states as home. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, Eugene, and conducts field research and teaches in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon. She currently lives on Lopez Island, Washington, and visits Berkeley on a regular basis, where she is a Research Associate at the University Herbarium, UC. She visits Santa Barbara to teach at the Garden and for the annual Santa Barbara International Orchid show.

Linda has over 25 years of illustration and college level teaching experience, and is principal illustrator of The Flora of Santa Cruz Island, The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, and has contributed many illustrations to the Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants. 

Visit her website here

Botany/Natural History