Quality Botanical Art & Affordable Prices

Vorobik Botanical Art

P.O. Box 866, Lopez Island, WA 98261. 510-520-2423. vorobik@gmail.com

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Upcoming Art Workshops, Shows, & Lectures

Wonder what Linda's workshops are like? See Janelle's collection of photos on FLICKER.

See the attached PDF for a list of supplies used in Linda's Botanical Art Workshops, or a three page list of references with comments. Before taking a workshop, you might be interested in my blog entry on supplies, or that on my reflections of 2016 workshops, Lilies to Lilies: Fall 2016 Reflections.

Click here for venues where Vorobik Workshops have been held and here for descriptions of Vorobik Workshops.


Lectures, workshops, and shows are listed below chronologically. Most workshops require early registration and fill on a first-come, first-served basis. email Linda at vorobik@gmail.com for additional information.

2018 Workshops, Talks, Field Trips, and Shows (updated with new events)

workshop October 20th and 21st: Botanical Watercolor at Lopez Island Grange. Learn the basics creating botanical watercolors from professional botanist, botanical illustrator, and teacher, Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik. Linda, through demonstrations and lectures, introduces participants to watercolor as used for painting plants. The first morning begins with a lecture and demonstrations of watercolor supplies and techniques followed by supervised drawing to create pencil drafts. Late morning and afternoon Linda demostrates different styles of botanical watercolor, alternating with independent work time. The second morning will begin with more advanced watercolor demonstrations. Most of the workshop will be devoted to participant drawing and painting with supervision by Linda. The workshop closes on by finishing watercolors, followed by a friendly critique of paintings produced. Recommended prerequisite: Vorobik’s “Introduction to Botanical Art” or “Botanical Art: Pencil Drawing” or equivalent, HOWEVER, all levels are welcome! Lopez Island Grange, $120 before October 17th, $150 after October 17th.

assets logo Mid October through end of November. Linda's botanical art and hand-painted silks on display at the Lopez Island Post Office.

assets logo November 24th, 10 am - 3 pm. Linda's botanical art and hand-painted silks for sale, Saturday after Thanksgiving, Lopez Island Preschool Bazaar. Lopez Island, Washington.

assets logo December 8th, 10 am - 3 pm. Linda's botanical art and hand-painted silks for sale, Port Stanley Schoolhouse Annual Art Fair. Lopez Island, Washington.

2019 Workshops, Talks, Field Trips, and Shows (updated with new events)

assets logo February 20-24th (Wednesday through Sunday) Linda's is back in the South Hall at Booth No. 111, near display gardens at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. Through main entrance, first aisle on the right, two booths down on the right. Seattle, Washington.

assets logo March 22th-24th (Friday through Sunday). Linda returns to her favorite spot, Booth 10, at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show, Santa Barbara, California.

assets logo April 1rst through July 31st. Linda is delighted to show her botanical art and hand-painted silks at the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara, California. Linda displays her scientific drawings from the island floras and The Jepson Manual, her botanical watercolors, and her hand-painted silk wall hangings to celebrate the botanic garden and the plant communities that it represents.

workshop April 5 -7 (Friday through Sunday)Botanical Art Workshop at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Content to be announced, but leaning towards 3 1-day botanical art workshops, where participants can sign up for 1 day only, or all three, with a discount for signing up for 2 or 3 days. Friday: botanical drawing. Saturday: botanical watercolor. Sunday: more techiniques in botanical watercolor.

assets logo Mid May through Mid September. Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm. Visit Linda at her booth at the Lopez Island Farmer's Market, Labor Day Weekend Linda will be at the Lopez Island Studio Tour, see below.

workshop May 15th -16th (Wednesday and Thursday)Siskiyou Ferns. Learn the ferns and fern allies through one day of keying coupled with one day in the wonderful Siskiyou Mountains. To register and for more information visit thesfi.org.

workshop May 17th evening - May 19th (Friday 7 pm through Sunday 4 pm)Botanical Art Workshop at Sandy Bar Ranch. Join Linda at this wonderful site with most gracious hosts Mark and Blythe. An amazing opportunity to draw and paint the flora at this remote and beautiful setting on the Klamath River. To register and for more information visit thesfi.org.

assets logo July 15th - July 18th. Linda is delighted to show her botanical art and hand-painted silks at the Lopez Island Library. Show theme to be announced.

workshop July 15th - July 18th. (Monday through Thursday)Intermediate Plant ID: Grasses, Sedges Rushes, Comps, & Eriogonum. This comparative overview of identification characteristics used in the families Asteraceae, Cyperaceae, Poaceae, and Juncaceae is designed to help participants key plants using The Jepson Manual and other floras. Mornings are spent in the classroom with a morning slide lecture followed by keying specimens and provide a base for afternoons in the field. Identification of other difficult taxa upon request, and special attention given this year to the genus Eriogonum! Some experience with botanical nomenclature and keying is highly recommended.

workshop July I will be proposing another workshop at this lovely botanic garden: stay posted! $150 members / $160 nonmembers. East Bay Regional Parks Botanic Garden. Berkeley, California.

assets logo September, Labor Day Weekend: Lopez Island Studio Tour. Location to be announced; find a Studio Tour map at one of the many stores in the village, and have a grand time visiting around the island. If you arrive Friday evening, you can preview art at Lopez Center, and narrow down the studios that you would like to visit. This is one of the most popular events on Lopez Island, Washington.

workshop October 19th - 20th (Saturday through Sunday)Intro to Botanical Art, Tropical Style! Learn the basics for creating botanical illustrations from professional botanist, botanical illustrator, and teacher, Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik. Linda, through demonstrations and lectures, introduces participants to drawing skills, parts of the plant, what botanical illustration is when defined precisely, and watercolor techniques as used for painting plant portraits. The first morning of the workshop begins with introductions and demonstrations followed by supervised drawing to create pencil drafts for watercolors; later in the morning pen & ink supplies are described and techniques are demonstrated. The afternoon consists of lecture/demonstrations on watercolor supplies and techniques followed by drawing and painting time. The second morning will begin with more demonstrations followed by supervised drawing and painting. The workshop closes with a friendly critique of works produced. All skill levels are welcome: accomplished artists can increase their knowledge of botany and skilled botanists learn drawing and painting techniques. SKEA, Society for Kona's Education and Art, just south of Captain Cook on the Big Island of Hawaii.

workshop October 26th - 27th (Saturday through Sunday)Botanical Watercolor, Tropical Style! Learn the basics creating botanical watercolors from professional botanist, botanical illustrator, and teacher, Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik. Linda, through demonstrations and lectures, introduces participants to watercolor as used for painting plants. The first morning begins with a lecture and demonstrations of watercolor supplies and techniques followed by supervised drawing to create pencil drafts. Late morning and afternoon Linda demostrates different styles of botanical watercolor. The second morning will begin with more advanced watercolor demonstrations. Most of the workshop will be devoted to participant drawing and painting with supervision by Linda. The workshop closes on by finishing watercolors, followed by a friendly critique of paintings produced. All skill levels are welcome, however students with previous instruction from Vorobik’s “Introduction to Botanical Art” or equivalent would be helpful. SKEA, Society for Kona's Education and Art, just south of Captain Cook, Big Island of Hawaii.

assets logo November. Linda's botanical art and hand-painted silks for sale, Saturday after Thanksgiving, Lopez Island Preschool Bazaar. Lopez Island, Washington.

assets logo December. Second Saturday of the month (exact date to be announced) Linda's botanical art and hand-painted silks for sale, Port Stanley Schoolhouse Annual Art Fair. Lopez Island, Washington.

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or if you would like to schedule a show or workshop in your area. Thank you!.

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