Linda M. Nemergut
Linda M. Nemergut Linda M. Nemergut, MFA, earned a Certificate in Botanical Art and Illustration from the Botanical Garden. She teaches art (Pre-K-8) at Immanuel Lutheran School in Danbury, Conn.

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Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.

This class is a prerequisite for all more...
07/09 Mo 10:00am-01:00pm Nemergut
Apply Botanical Drawing I skills and techniques to simple relevant subjects. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. Learn to translate color into black and white, and create the illusion of depth and space in your work.

07/30 Mo 10:00am-01:00pm Nemergut
Explore how to evoke the craggy, peeling, or gnarled textures of bark using silverpoint, whose shine develops a soft patina over time, adding complexity to your drawing. Using a silver wire held in a stylus, experiment with all aspects of this ancient medium. Learn to prepare the substrate, develop more...
09/13 Th 10:00am-02:30pm Nemergut
Cut loose and get experimental! Play with blending a variety of materials together on a single surface to create a visually stunning composition. Learn to make your own materials by manipulating magazine pages using citrasolv. Experiment with transferring images from one surface to another. And fina more...
08/11 Sa 10:30am-03:00pm Nemergut