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Looking Ahead at ArtPlantae

Dear Readers,

The new year begins with changes at ArtPlantae — each positive and each a welcome sign of forward movement.

The first, and most noticeable change, is the launch of… 373 more words

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Botanical Art Catalogs in Stock, Discounted Too

The exhibition catalogs for the 15th and 16th annual botanical art exhibition by the American Society of Botanical Artists are back in stock.

Also available are exhibition catalogs whose covers have endured bumps and scrapes during shipping or whose covers are not colored correctly. 48 more words

Botanical Art

Botanical Art's Golden Age

Drawing
Painting
Engraving
Coloring
Observing
Stippling

These are some of the techniques botanists and artists use to document plants. Each executed with a keen eye for observation and a steady hand. 824 more words

Botanical Art

Botany for All

The featured topic for November is Botany for All.

I know I spend a lot of time on botany resources for children. This month I am going to even it out some and bring attention to resources for teenagers, adults and families. 82 more words

Botanical Art

Aurea Vista to Close, ArtPlantae Folds Retail Location

The Aurea Vista marketplace in downtown Riverside has announced it will close by the end of the year. The retail areas of the historic Aurea Vista hotel will become a nightclub. 196 more words

Learning Opportunities

Draw a plant upside-down? Maybe not.

If you have taken drawing classes or browsed through books about drawing, you have no doubt seen or experienced the drawing exercise requiring you to copy an inverted line drawing. 426 more words

Learning Opportunities

Long Night of Arts & Innovation This Week

The second annual Long Night of Arts & Innovation will occur this week in downtown Riverside. This is a HUGE event! There is so much to see, to do and to learn that it will be midnight before you know it. 144 more words

Botanical Art