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Drawing and Painting Monarch Butterflies and Milkweed

June 22, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday, June 22 and 24

This two-day workshop focuses on the monarch butterfly’s life cycle in symbiotic relationship to its host plant, milkweed. Depict flight by learning basic butterfly anatomy and wing positioning. Understand basic metamorphosis and how the butterfly interacts in the pollination process. Color application can be in watercolor and/or colored pencil. All levels welcome!

Mindy Lighthipe is passionate about getting out into the natural world and discovering the beauty in every rock, stream, and forest. Using a variety of techniques, Mindy works in watercolor, gouache, colored pencil, and pastel. Mindy received her Certificate in Botanical Arts from The New York Botanical Garden, where she later taught. Currently she teaches scientific illustration at the University of Florida.


June 22, 2021
9:30 am - 11:30 am
$95 – $125
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Mindy Lighthipe