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 my workshops are like? See Janelle's collection of photos on FLICKER.

See the attached 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, you might be interested in my blog entry on supplies, or other botany and botanical art entries.

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.

2021 Workshops, Talks, Field Trips, and Shows (updated with new events)

assets logo Summer, Lopez Island Farmer's Market. Saturdays, gone for a few weeks, then resuming July 17th, 10-2 pm. Stop by to say hello to Linda and see what new silk or botanical art she has to offer. Lopez Island, Washington.

assets logo June 5th - July 2nd, Chimera Gallery. Show of work with Tina Finneran Jewelry, and Olive Glass. Lopez Island, Washington.

workshop June 19th - 20th [NOTE date change]: An Introduction to Botanical Watercolor at the Lopez Island Grange. Learn the basics watercolors, to be used for plant portraits, field sketching, or whatever. All skill levels are welcome! Lopez Island Grange, $140 for the weekend, or $250 for remaining two workshops at the Lopez Island Grange. Please contact me (vorobik@gmail.com) to sign up or for more information. WORKSHOP IS FULL]

workshop July 10th - 11th [NOTE date change]: Botanical Watercolor: From the Beginning & Hone your Skills at the Lopez Island Grange. Apply your drawing and painting skills to create accurate plant portraits. Lopez Island Grange, $140 for the weekend. Please contact me (vorobik@gmail.com) to sign up or for more information. This workshop is limited to 12 participants; all Covid-Safe protocols according to San Juan County will be followed. [8 SPACES REMAIN]

workshop Wednesday, July 21st. Botanizing Bigelow Lakes. Botanical field trip through the Siskiyou Field Institute in southwestern Oregon. Linda has been leading trips to Bigelow Lakes for many years. This is a fun and relatively easy hike through many plant habitats including montane forest, montane  meadow, lakeside, and creekside, where a great diversity of wildflowers (and butterflies!) can be enjoyed. As Linda is also offering a 3-day workshop, “Introduction to Fire Ecology: A Botanist’s Perspective”, this day in the field can be an excellent example of a site that hasn’t burnt for many years. PENDING

workshop Friday-Sunday, July 23nd-25th. Introduction to Fire Ecology: A Botanist's Perspective. Wildfires have increasingly become a part of everyone’s lives as the climate changes. Gain a closer look at how wildfires affect our natural environment by learning about fire intensity and patterns, and how plants and vegetation responds to and survive (or not) wildfires. Approximately one hour introductions to sites and concepts will be given at Deer Creek Center, then we will visit three areas where the instructor has botanized for many years: Bolan Lake/Bolan Peak, Poker Flat, and Babyfoot Lake. Workshop through the Siskiyou Field Institute in southwestern Oregon. PENDING

assets logo September, Labor Day Weekend. I will be at the Lopez Island Farmer's Market, but this is the weekend of the Lopez Island Studio Tour. Find a Studio Tour map at one of the many stores in the village, and have a grand time visiting around the island, and stop by to say hello to me and pick up some produce at the Farmer's Market. 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 September or October. PENDING. Possible botanical art workshops at the Siskiyou Field Institute and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in Santa Barbara. Please contact Scot Pipkin if you are interested in a workshop at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

workshop October 16th - 17th (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, 84-5191 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, 96704  (808) 328-9392. COST: Before October 1, $130 or $120 if a SKEA member. After October 1, $160 or $150 if a SKEA member. Payable to Linda Ann Vorobik, PO Box 866, Lopez Island, WA, 98261. Email me at vorobik@gmail.com to save your spot. Aloha!

workshop October 23rd - 24th (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 demonstrates 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 on the Big Island of Hawaii, 84-5191 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, 96704  (808) 328-9392. COST: Before October 1, $150 or $140 if a SKEA member. After October 1, $160 or 150 if a SKEA member. Payable to Linda Ann Vorobik, vorobik@gmail.com COST: Before October 1, $130 or $120 if a SKEA member. After October 1, $160 or $150 if a SKEA member. Payable to Linda Ann Vorobik, PO Box 866, Lopez Island, WA, 98261. Email me at vorobik@gmail.com to save your spot. Aloha!

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

assets logo Second Saturday in 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.

2022 Workshops, Talks, Field Trips, and Shows (updated with new events)

assets logo February 26th - March 1: (Wednesday through Sunday) No Northwest Flower and Garden Show for 2021, but in 2022, look for me at Booth No. 111! Seattle, Washington.

workshop March: PENDING. An Introduction to Botanical Art, Desert Style! at the Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center. I am having discussions with the folks and the Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center planned for last March, 2019, but we had to cancel. I would like to do an outdoor, "Sketch Your Way to Better Botany", with mornings in the field, and afternoons in the courtyard and the classroom. Contact Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center if you are interested. Ajo, Arizona

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