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Beginners and experienced artists alike can celebrate the season by learning how to draw and paint autumn leaves! During this online art workshop, discover fundamental drawing skills, gain confidence in representing the natural world on paper, learn basic watercolor techniques, and receive pro tips from Mary Ellen to help you capture the beauty and vividness of autumn.
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If you're interested in supporting educational programs through a donation to the Friends of the U.S. Botanic Garden, click here.
Mary Ellen Carsley is a scientific and botanical illustrator, as well as an art educator. A former practicing architect, she has illustrated eight books and numerous articles for national and international journals.
Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems.
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