Coming - October 2020


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Drawing Nature – Field Sketching in the Sonoran Desert
Location: Desert Discovery Center, Tucson Mountain Park, AZ
Instructor: Lee Ann Woolery
Explore the desert through artists’ eyes. Before photography, many scientists were skilled as both artist and scientist, observing and recording nature in the field. The Tucson Mountain Field Station at Desert Discovery Center is surrounded by an ancient saguaro cactus forest. We’ll meet there to explore sensory-based field sketching as a way to learn about and connect more deeply with the desert. Learn how to translate the stories of giant saguaros and gila woodpeckers. All levels of experience welcome. Materials fee ($10) payable at first class or bring your own. Materials list forwarded after registration. 
Ages 18 & Up.  

Registration fee - $45 per workshop. 


Class Code     Dates             Time                            
10203            Thu 10/22       8:30-11:30 a.m.
10204            Mon 11/9        9:00 a.m.-Noon
10205            Sat 12/5         9:00 a.m.-Noon


Drawing Nature – Field Sketching at Cienega Creek Natural Preserve
Location:
Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, Tucson, AZ
Instructor: Lee Ann Woolery

Explore the desert through artists’ eyes. Before photography, many scientists were skilled as both artist and scientist, observing and recording nature in the field. Cienega Creek Natural Preserve is known for its perennial stream and lush riparian vegetation. We’ll meet there to explore sensory-based field sketching as a way to learn about and connect more deeply with the desert. Learn how to translate the stories of rippling waters, the canyon wren and fremont cottonwoods. All levels of experience welcome. Materials fee ($10) payable at first class or bring your own. Materials list forwarded after registration. Ages 18 & Up.
Registration fee - $45 per workshop. 


Class Code        Dates             Time                            
10206               Wed 11/18       9:00 a.m.-Noon
10207               Thu 12/10       9:00 a.m.-Noon


Drawing Nature – Field Sketching at Feliz Paseos Park
Location:
Feliz Paseos Park, Tucson, AZ
Instructor: Lee Ann Woolery
Explore the desert through artists’ eyes. Before photography, many scientists were skilled as both artist and scientist, observing and recording nature in the field. Feliz Paseos Park is set in the rolling foothills of the Tucson Mountains surrounded by century old saguaros. We’ll meet there to explore sensory-based field sketching as a way to learn about and connect more deeply with the desert. Learn how to translate the stories of lizards, bobcats, prickly pear, and all manner of native birds. All levels of experience welcome. Materials fee ($10) payable at first class or bring your own. Materials list forwarded after registration. Ages 18 & Up. Registration fee - $45 per workshop. 


Class Code       Dates             Time                            
10208             Tue 10/27       8:30-11:30 a.m.
10209             Thu 11/5         9:00 a.m.-Noon
10210             Wed 11/11       9:00 a.m.-Noon
10211             Tue 12/1         9:00 a.m.-Noon
10212             Fri 12/18       9:00 a.m.-Noon


Locations: 

-Desert Discovery Center, 7798 W. Gates Pass Rd., Tucson, AZ 85705
-Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead at Cienega Creek Natural Preserve, 16000 E. Marsh Station Rd. 85641
-Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N Camino De Oeste, Tucson, AZ 85745