Spring Session: A Visit
Spring Session: A Visit

A Phipps educator guides us in planting pollinator-friendly plants from seeds.

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Spring Session: A Visit
Spring Session: A Visit

Filling the pots with seeds.

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Spring Session: Drawing
Spring Session: Drawing

Using a sketchbook to work out drawings.

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Spring Session: Composing
Spring Session: Composing

Combining tracings to form a composition.

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Spring Session: Research
Spring Session: Research

Our program assistant, Maya, guides a student in researching his plant drawing.

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Spring Session: Drawing Specimens
Spring Session: Drawing Specimens

Using leaves to trace and do rubbings.

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Spring Session: Enlarging
Spring Session: Enlarging

Students trace their drawings onto large paper to create poster-sized images.

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Spring Session: Enlarging
Spring Session: Enlarging

Students work together to trace their drawings onto large paper for posters.

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Summer Session: Enlarging
Summer Session: Enlarging

Students enlarge and compose leaves using an overhead projector.

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Summer Session: Enlarging
Summer Session: Enlarging

A student draws the projected leaves onto a banner.

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Summer Session: Painting
Summer Session: Painting

Students practice painting on smaller banners before tackling the 30" x 60" banners.

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Summer Session: Discussing
Summer Session: Discussing

Program director Ann Rosenthal discusses a painting with the student

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Summer Session: Painting
Summer Session: Painting

Students practice painting on smaller banners before tackling the 30" x 60" banners.

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Summer Session: Painting
Summer Session: Painting

Students begin to paint a full-size banner masking out the flowers and using rollers to paint the background.

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Summer Session: Banner Test
Summer Session: Banner Test

Small sample banner using stencils to test out techniques. This is a mock-up with our logo that has been printed on the banner.

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Our Process: Spring Session and Summer Start