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.

See more at www.lindanemergut.com

Classes by this instructor

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expan more...
06/07 Th 10:00am-01:00pm Nemergut
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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
NYBG
Building on Botanical Drawing I skills, learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. 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. Prerequisite: Botanical Draw more...
03/07 We 10:00am-01:00pm Nemergut
NYBG
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
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Apply your understanding of contours, perspective, and tone to drawing three distinct types of flowers. The object is to accurately draw a fully toned flowering plant. Explore compositional possibilities, textures, and details.
Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing II.

04/26 Th 10:00am-01:00pm Nemergut
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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
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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...
05/12 Sa 10:30am-03:00pm Nemergut
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  08/11 Sa 10:30am-03:00pm Nemergut
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