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Botanical Art Workshop “Prelude to Spring” with Marylyn Waltzer

Saturday, February 4, 2017 10am-3pm
at Awbury Arboretum Cope House, 1 Awbury Rd, Phila, PA 19138

Join us for a tulip intensive!  Learn how to draw and paint a spring flowering tulip using traditional techniques in pencil and watercolor to achieve your very own botanical illustration. Participants should bring their own brown bag lunch and art supplies. A list for materials will be provided after registration.


Marylyn Waltzer is a botanical illustrator, she is a nationally recognized artist who paints and teaches.  Her work can be seen throughout the year at many art exhibitions and also hangs in private collections.  Drawing and painting has always been a part of Marylyn’s life.  She grew up in New York City and graduated from Art and Design High School, Fashion Institute of technology and the New York Botanical Gardens certificate program for botanical art and illustration.  Marylyn lived in New York State while raising her children.  There she developed a passion for gardening and love of nature.  She has combined horticulture and botanical art to enrich her life. 

Marylyn moved to Pennsylvania in 2004 and had devoted herself to painting and teaching botanical art.  She is a member of the faculty of the Arboretum School of The Barnes Foundation.  Past President of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators, a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.

This event takes place at the Francis Cope House. One Awbury Road, Philadelphia PA 19138.

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