Future Climate Proverbs with philosopher Jonathan Keats - Nov. 13, 2021
Share weather proverbs learned from previous generations, learn about current climate research, and reimagine weather proverbs to address a changing climate.
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Intro to Digital Nature Sketching: Procreate and iPad - Nov. 20, 2021
Explore the boundless world of nature sketching using an iPad, a stylus, and the Procreate app. Artist Bill Singleton will get you started with this powerful tool set by introducing digital brush types, choosing colors, planning your layout, and techniques for laying down lines and paint.
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Fearless Watercolor for Field Sketching (Video Access on Demand)
Adding watercolor to your field notebooks and nature journals need not be an elaborate and frustrating exercise in juggling dozens of colors and brushes. In this online recorded workshop, naturalist and field sketch artist Roseann Hanson will introduce you to the simple technique of mixing any color you need from a triad—three primary colors.
Missed a Workshop?
If you missed a workshop or series, don’t worry, you can purchase the recording at the links below! Recent topics and experts include:
Fractals and Forests (part of our Seeing Math in Nature Series, Spring 2021) with Tumamoc artist-in-residence Paul Mirocha and University of Arizona scientist Dr. Brian Enquist.
Smell: The Science and Art of Creosote (part of our Desert Senses Awake Series, Summer 2021) with esteemed botanist and conservationist Dr. Exequiel Ezcurra, ethnobotanist Martha Burgess, and Tohono O’odham.
Slithery Subjects: Drawing Desert Reptiles (part of our 8-week flagship Art & Science course) with renowned artist and naturalist John Muir Laws and Tumamoc research associate and president of Tucson Herpetological Society Robert Anthony Villa.
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Drawing Skills for Field Notebooks Course, our 8-week flagship Art & Science course, offered each spring.
Summer 2021 Desert Senses Awake Workshops
Spring 2021 Seeing Math in Nature Workshops
Pop up Art workshops such as Nature Journaling, Nature Writing, and other art-and-science offerings
Look for new workshop series each season, offered live in-person at the Desert Lab and online via Zoom.
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