Botanical Drawing with Ink on Clayboard in JTNP                 

Date/Time: Saturday, October 4, 8:30 am – 4 pm
Meet at: Black Rock Visitor Center
Fee: $60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non members
Instructor: Cynthia King, Artist, Instructor
Hike Level: Easy

Botanical Drawing with Ink on Clayboard:  Discover and explore the beauty and serenity that is found in Joshua Tree National Park in this all day drawing class with award winning artist, Cynthia King.  King will teach you how to capture the details of the desert with ink using both additive and subtractive drawing techniques on clayboard.  Draw and scratch details that you observe onto the board.  She will demonstrate various techniques that allow her to capture the exquisite details that are the trademark of her work.  Students can expect to receive specific instruction in response to their individual needs.  Learn how to interpret Joshua trees and the other native botanicals found in our desert. This is an enjoyable class that allows students to both enjoy the beauty that surrounds them, while proceeding at their own personal pace.  Students will be responsible for providing their own supplies.  Please note that the class will follow Leave No Trace principles and all painting and clean-up supplies must be removed from the park.

Download the course outline: Botanical Drawing with Ink on Clayboard Fall 2014

Please review this pdf package that contains pertinent information about your class, the Joshua Tree National Park, camping reservations and lodging in the area around the park:  enrollment attachments.


If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.

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