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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Botanical Drawing: Branching Out

with Lili Bates


Develop your drawing skills while rendering the craggy, peeling, and gnarled texture of bark and branches. Using graphite and / or colored pencils, explore the color variations and composition of the simple branch. Birds nests and abandoned wasp nests are also good subjects. Choose one or more from your findings. Drawing experience necessary. Materials: graphite pencils 2H & HB, battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, colored pencils, 11 x 14 Strathmore drawing paper best or medium surface, canson tracing paper, drawing board at least 18" square, masking tape, 6" or 12" clear plastic ruler, magnifying glass....desirable, but not necessary. No discounts. The Mix in Brunswick carries these supplies. Shop early. Bring lunch and snacks.
  • Aug 24 - 25th, 2018
    Fri - Sat for 1 week from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Adult Ed Center


35 Republic Avenue
Topsham, ME 04086 Get directions

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