Botanical Drawing Program

Learn to draw under the guidance of artist Carol Anne Sutherland. Beginning with the fundamentals for drawing the natural world in black and white, the courses develop technique until students gain the ability to capture intricate orchids and majestic trees in colored pencil. Participants earn a Botanical Drawing Certificate upon program completion.

Register online, call 404.876.5859 ext. 2555, or email registrar@atlantabotanicalgarden.org.

Certificate Requirements

Participants earn a Botanical Drawing Certificate upon program completion of 140 total classroom hours. 

  • Complete all 9 Classes (135 hrs) plus one Workshop (5 hrs)
  • Arrange portfolio class work sequentially; schedule portfolio review with instructor
  • Participate in Student Drawing Exhibition

Visit Carol Sutherland's Website

 

Classes

Autumn Classes

Drawing Trees
Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration
Drawing the Fall Harvest: Colored Pencil

Winter Classes

Introduction to Drawing in Black and White
Intermediate Drawing in Black and White (Prerequisite: Introduction to Drawing in Black and White)

Spring Classes

Introduction to Colored Pencil
Intermediate Colored Pencil (Prerequisite: Introduction to Colored Pencil)
Drawing Birds and Blossoms

Summer Classes

Drawing Orchids in Black and White (Prerequisite: Intermediate Drawing in Black and White)
Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil (Prerequisite: Drawing Orchids in Black and White)


Class Credit: 15 hours
Fee: $180 (Members $170)

Workshops

Frame Your Art: Professional Matting

Boughs & Berries: Holiday Cards


Class Credit: 5 hours
Fee: $85 (Members $75)