Spaces available: 8

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Date(s) - Saturday, 09/30/17 - Sunday, 10/01/17
10:00 am - 5:00 pm iCal

Coos Art Museum




Title:                            Looking Closely at the Natural World-An Introduction to Scientific Illustration

What:                         2-day workshop

Date(s):                       Saturday/Sunday, September 30 & October 1, 2017

Time:                           10am – 5pm

Age Range:                  teens and adults

Skill Level:                   all skill levels

Media:                         Mixed media

Where:                        Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420

Fee:                             $225 CAM members / $250 non-members

Registration Ends:       September 18, 2017

For more info:             call (541) 267-3901 or email



Join Guild of Natural Science Illustrator, Marly Beyer at the Coos Art Museum on Saturday and Sunday, September 31 & October 1, 10am to 5pm for Looking Closely at the Natural World-An Introduction to Scientific Illustration. This 2-day workshop will provide an introduction to traditional scientific illustration techniques. Students will learn how to accurately represent botanical and zoological specimens using graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor. Class time will cover the history and importance of scientific illustration, methods of collecting references, demonstrations of different media, and how to compose a final illustration. Students will have the opportunity to work in the field and gather their own reference material and will come away with an improved understanding of how to carefully render detailed natural specimens.



Important notes: Materials required for class are as follows: Graphite pencils (H, 2B, 4B), watercolors and small watercolor brushes (00-4), and watercolor paper (hot press).


The fee for the 2-day workshop is $225 for CAM members, $250 for non-members. 6 participants min./16 participants max. Registration ends September 18, 2017. For online registration visit or contact the Art Education Dept. at (541) 267-3901 or


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