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      Workshop: Illustrating the Kingdom Fungi with Emily Underwood in Santa Cruz

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      January 28, 2020

      Tuesday   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      15 East Cliff Drive
      Santa Cruz, California 95062

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      Workshop: Illustrating the Kingdom Fungi with Emily Underwood

      In this workshop we will draw inspiration from the Museum’s special exhibit, Mushrooms: Keys to the Kingdom Fungi, and illustrate mushrooms from freshly foraged as well as desiccated specimens. After some basic drawing warm-up, we will go over techniques for illustrating mushrooms in pen-and-ink, watercolor, and colored pencils. Most of the time will be spent working on illustrations with help from the instructor. Materials will be provided, but please feel free to bring any drawing/painting materials you have.

      All experience levels are welcome. Youth under the age of 16 need to attend with an adult. Light refreshments will be provided.

      Materials provided:
      Desiccated mushroom samples
      Fresh, locally foraged mushrooms
      Colored pencils
      Ink pens
      Science Illustration of Mushrooms Handout

      About the artist: Emily Underwood is a graduate of Cal State Monterey Bay’s Scientific Illustration program and has degrees in Geology from UC Santa Cruz and Oregon State University. Her work has appeared in museums, art exhibits, interpretive panels, books, magazines and journal articles. By creating art she engages with the remarkable landscapes of California and the natural processes taking place on them.

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      Cost: $20 General | $5 off Museum Members

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