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Botanical Art and Study

Botanical Art and Study — (Grades 6–12) Fine Arts/Botany Credit

Teacher:  Mrs. Lorrie Dykstra

Time:  Thursday 12:45-1:40

Class and Material Cost:  $242
There is a $25 material fee included in the cost of this course.

“Yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.”  Matthew 6:29.  Wildflowers are more than just decorations, they are a wonderful framework for student artists to learn watercolor drawing and essential plant parts.  Students will create their own botanical notebook that will contain field guide facts to help the curious nature seeker identify the most common (and widespread) wildflowers of Michigan. These lovely flowers provide us with a history and a practical use in our everyday lives.  Discover their uses as you pick up a new hobby of drawing and botany.

Drawing supplies can be found at Hobby Lobby, Michael's, T-Square, or Blick Studio at 1-800-828-4548 (for a free catalog) or

Supplies Needed

  • 140 lb. Cold Press Watercolor paper

  • watercolor pencils



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