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Vorobik Botanical Art

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

All images on this site copyright Linda Ann Vorobik unless otherwise stated; Use granted only with written permission.

 
 
 

 

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 2014 EVENTS.

See a selection of Linda's hand-painted silk hangings and scarves.

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New this month (June 13th, 2014):

Vorobik Workshops Collage

UPCOMING SHOWS AND WORKSHOPS

assets logo Selected Saturdays at the Lopez Island Farmers Market. Meet the artist at one of the west's best Saturday markets. 10 am to 2 pm, Lopez Village, Lopez Island, WA. On the Studio Tour weekend (Labor Day weekend) Linda will have a special "unframed originals" sale of her botanical art at the Farmer's Market.

workshop June 20th-22nd: Painting wildflowers: from field to studio. Point Reyes National Seashore, CA. This three day workshop will be held at the amazing Point Reyes Boathouse, near Chimney Rock, where the wildflowers are stupendous, and the views equally amazing. As stated in the title, time will be spent both doing field sketching (weather permitting) and working in the classroom, our studio away from home.

workshop June 27th & 28th. Botanizing the High Siskiyous: Plant Names and Their Stories. Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma OR. For your entertainment and edification, Linda will share stories about what the plant names mean, how they were derived, and so on. These are both real hikes with elevation gain and loss and rough terrain.

workshop July 9th, 10th, and 11th. Advanced Plant Identification. Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma OR.

assets logo NEW EVENT: Saturdays August 9th, Linda will be on the Skykomish River for Judith Jones annual fern and art sale. See http://www.fancyfronds.com/ or contact Judith for more information.

Art Processes Card Pack

One of several card packs available, this is the most unique, as it walks you through some of the different steps and skills, or "art processes", that the botanical artist must understand in order to create images such as "Medley of Oncidiinae" (image to the lower right).

Art Processes (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Spring Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Linda's Favorites (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Cultivated Orchids: Oncidiinae (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Four West Coast Ferns (A7 Cards, 8 per set, $18)

Ferns and Flowers (A7 Cards, 8 per set, $18)

Announcement-sized Cards (5per set, $8)

Wolf Lichen Painting by Vorobik

Vorobik Botanical Art Cards Now Available at SAM Gift Shop A selection of botanical art cards can be found at the Seattle Art Museum Gift Shop; if you enjoy these, request other designs!

Gallery Page Updated complete with PayPal. Easy ways to explore Linda's art are to visit the gallery page, the page that summarizes notecard packs, or look for species illustrated in art for sale as listed by common name or scientific name.

New Work Most of the originals gallery page have been sold; New paintings are introduced here one at a time. Shown here is Wolf Lichen (Letharia columbiana), exectued in pen and ink with watercolor.

Fern Gift Card Pack

Four different gift card packs are available, each with 6 different designs included:

6 Fern Designs

6 Lopez Wildflower Designs

5 Flowers and 1 Rose Hips

6 Cultivated Orchid Designs

Look on the workshop page for other 2014 lectures, workshops, and shows, with several in Washington, Oregon, and California.

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 vorobik@gmail.com.

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!

About the artist:

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 visits Berkeley on a regular basis, where she is a Research Associate at the University Herbarium, UC.

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: Higher 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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