Welcome to the home page for my artistic and botanical endeavors; browse through pages to view my art images, resume or CV, list of events (including workshops, shows, and lectures), and information on purchasing sets, prints, gift cards, and originals. My 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 me there!
See UPDATED CALENDAR, WITH 2021 and 2022 Shows, Workshops, and other events.
See a selection of Linda's hand-painted silk hangings and scarves.
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Updated December 1st, 2021: Linda's In Person Botany and Botanical Art events into 2021: Covid-Safe Botany and Botanical Art Activities.
Please get vaccinated, for your own safety, and to protect others.
Fundamentals of (Botanical) Watercolor
See the PDF for a list of supplies used in my Botanical Art Workshops, or a three
page list of references with comments. Before taking a workshop, it would be very helpful to read my blog entry on supplies. Mahalo.
Saturday and Sunday, December 4th and 5th, Fundamentals of Botanical Watercolor at the Lopez Island Grange. A great introduction to painting with watercolor! Hours 9:30 am - 4:30 pm; please contact me (email@example.com) if you are interested. Cost $120 for the weekend; limit 10 participants. I use the south room for my workshop, and this weekend several artists including myself are having a "Home on the Grange" art show and sale in the north room. See next item for more information about the show.
"Art at the Grange" Holiday show at the historic Lopez Island Grange.
Saturday and Sunday, December 4th and 5th, Holiday Art Sale at the at the Lopez Island Grange!
Saturday: 11 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 4:30 pm
The sale will occur in the north room; my workshop will be in the south room. Covid protocols will be in effect, but please do stop by to do a bit of holiday shopping.
You will see new works from many of us who show at Chimera Gallery, including Stina Soderlind (beach rock jewelry), Jan Scilipoti (fabric art & jewelry), Kristin Twigg (bags, tea towels, etc.), Terri Roush (fused glass), Island Fibers (yarn, knitting, weaving), and me (botanical art cards, prints, and hand-painted silk)! Also included: Karla Lillestol (greeting cards, gift tags, calendars, and more, all hand set and letterpress printed on vintage printing presses.
I will provide an Introduction
to Botanical Illustration workshop or other workshop topic of your choice at your location. Base fee $450 per day plus travel/lodging expenses. For more information on sponsoring a workshop, 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 lives 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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