Margaret Davis uses a Viewfinder as a landscape drawing aid. (photo by Meredith Milstead)

Botanical Landscape Workshop

Last Sunday on Tumamoc marked the final day of a four session workshop: Plant Portraits and Botanical Landscapes taught through The Drawing Studio, based in downtown Tucson.

Over the course of two months our group met in four unique Tucson locations where nature and culture come together. Today’s session explored the possibilities of the panorama in drawing; Tumamoc Hill being an ideal location for this venture. We had a good start, working quickly, and managed to capture some of the quintessential scenes associated with the hill including a fallen saguaro, directional views and a saguaro/palo verde nurse guild.

We all agree the site is impressive indeed and inspiring to say the least. Thank you T-Hill sketchers group!

–Meredith Milstead

Photos by Meredith Milstead (as usual, click to enlarge)

Margaret Davis uses a Viewfinder as a landscape drawing aid. (photo by Meredith Milstead)
Margaret Davis uses a Viewfinder as a landscape drawing aid. (photo by Meredith Milstead)
Lynn Fleischman Sketching
Lynn Fleischman Sketching

 

Lynn Fleischman West view
Lynn Fleischman west view
Karen Campesano Sketching
Karen Campesano Sketching near main Desert Lab building

 

Patty Guertin Saguaro Nurse Guild
Patty Guertin
Patty Guertin draws a saguaro-nurse plant grouping
Patty Guertin draws a saguaro-nurse plant grouping

 

"Vertical panorama dead Saguaro and View West"
"Vertical panorama dead Saguaro and View West" (Please identify the artist)

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