Welcome to the home page for Linda Ann Vorobik's artistic and botanical endeavors; browse through pages to view her art images, resume or CV, list of events (including workshops, shows, and lectures), and information on purchasing cards, prints, gift cards, and originals. Linda's work can be purchased at selected retail outlets, from this website (see gallery page), and can also be seen and purchased at Chimera Gallery, on Lopez Island, WA. Stop by and say hello: you may find her there!
See UPDATED CALENDAR, WITH 2017 and 2018 EVENTS.
See a selection of Linda's hand-painted silk hangings and scarves.
Vorobik Botanical Art has a facebook page.
Follow Linda's Blog on Blogspot, with latest posting from March 28, 2017
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Updated July 5th, 2017: Meet Linda at Lopez Island Farmer's Market and Studio Tour, take Botanical Watercolor Workshop at Berkeley Botanic Garden
Linda's Botanical Art and Hand-Painted Silks on Lopez Island, Washington
Visit Linda at her booth at the Lopez Island Farmer's Market. She will be there Saturdays on the following dates: July 8, 15, 22; August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 8.
Labor Day Weekend visit Linda during the Lopez
Island Studio Tour. Linda and Terri Roush are graciously hosted by Greene Partners on Fisherman's Bay Road.
Last Botanical Art Workshop of the Year in Berkeley, California
July 29th and 30th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m: Botanical Watercolors in Miniature.
Create a beautiful miniature painting of your favorite plant at the Botanic Garden with professional botanical illustrator Linda Ann Vorobik. All levels are welcome. For the novice, Linda will walk you through easy techniques for a pleasing painting; for the more experienced, she’ll demonstrate advanced watercolor techniques. Our goal? To walk away after the weekend with a lovely painting to frame or reproduce for your own notecards. $150 members / $160 nonmembers. East Bay Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Contact Linda Blide. Berkeley, California.
Thank You 2017 Workshop Participants!
Photo from my last workshop, Comps and Penstemons, at Siskiyou Field Institute. 2018 workshops will be posted soon at the Siskiyou Field Institute near Selma, Oregon; at the East Bay Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Berkeley, California; at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara, California; and at SKEA south of Kona, Big Island, Hawaii.
Second part orchid drawing blog post coming soon; check Linda's Vorobik Botanical Art Facebook page for updates
Based on her poster session at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show, Linda is posting three illustrated articles on drawing and painting orchids.
The first article made the point that one needs to understand the intricacies of orchid flowers in order to be able to draw and paint them.
This second article is about basic drawing tools as applied to orchids, and the third article is about what is needed in order to paint orchids.
This poster session was designed for those who don't know anything about botanical art. The first article is posted now; watch for the next two.
Look on the workshop page for other lectures, workshops, and shows, with several
in Washington, Oregon, California, and Hawaii.
I will host an Introduction
to Botanical Illustration Workshop on Lopez
Island, WA, or at a location of your choice, if I have enough interest. For more information, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have posted information
for commissioned botanical illustrations.
This would be of interest to botanists wishing to commission illustrations
and to other illustrators interested in my fees or business procedure.
For teachers: I have posted
a PDF for teachers to use, illustrating different types of inflorescences,
or flowering stalks. And for those learning about botanical art,
I have posted a botanical
art annotated bibliography (first draft).
Happy exploring the wonderful
world of plants & revelling in nature through art!
Linda Ann Vorobik, botanist, editor,
and illustrator of numerous botanical publications, cherishes all
three west coast states as home. She holds a PhD from the University
of Oregon, and conducts field research and teaches in the
Siskiyou Mountains and at other sites. She currently on
Lopez Island, Washington, and is affiliated with UC Berkeley and UW Seattle herbaria.
|Linda has over 25 years of illustration
and college level teaching experience, and is principal illustrator
of, for example, The Flora of Santa Cruz Island, The
Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, and has contributed
many illustrations to the Morphology and Evolution of Vascular
Plants. For more information, see her Resume.
For a complete list of her work experience and publications, see
her Curriculum Vitae.
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