Seasonal Botanical Drawing Series with Erica Beade 2020


Waltham Fields Community Farm and YOUR COMPUTER!
240 Beaver St
Waltham, MA 02452
United States of America


Focused Botanical Drawing Instruction with Guest Instructor, Illustrator Erica Beade. Observe the magic summer, fall and winter and learn to capture the beauty of each season. Sign up for sessions individually, or register for the whole series and receive a bonus sketchpad and pencils to get you started.


Botanical Drawing with Erica Beade LIVE Online! 

Due to limits on social gatherings, Erica Beade and the WFCF Learning Garden invite you on a live, online adventure in botanical drawing inspired by the farm!

$40.00 per participant for each season... OR Sign Up for All Three at Once and pay discounted fee of $100.00

Summer Session will launch Live On-line in Zoom 2pm August 13th!

Come to the farm for safe pick-up of a workshop materials package containing: a sketch pad, pencils, and a piece of nature - or a potted seedling - to use as your focus for this online workshop experience with Instructor, Erica Beade. 

Meet others remotely in Zoom, spend time with your artwork and your chosen piece of nature, and then spend some private time One-on-One with Erica Bead to share your artwork.  


Join illustrator Erica Beade as she helps you learn to capture the beauty of flower and plant forms on paper.  We’ll take a close look at some of Waltham Fields Community Farm’s botanical wonders using pencil and paper, and explore drawing techniques such as contour, gesture, foreshortening and shading.

Teens and adults of all skill levels are welcome!

Sign up for all three workshops and pay discounted fee of $100.00!  

Summer Session  Thursday, August 13, 2020;  2-4pm  $40.00  Live online in Zoom with additional safe pick-up of packaged materials to get you started, including a seedling or a nature walk to clip a bit of an inspiring focus for your botanical drawing workshop.  

Fall Session  Saturday, October 24; 2-4p $40 per participant  Join us for an afternoon in the Learning Garden, or if gartherings are limited at that time, join us online and explore the botanical shapes and phases of nature in October on the farm, clip a piece of autumn and bring it home for this online workshop if gatherings are limited. 

Winter Session  Saturday, December 12; 2-4p $40 per participant  Nature offers much inspiration in the wintertime.  Join guest instructor, Erica Beade, online for a cozy winter session.  Details to be announced further into the fall. 

Erica Beade is a freelance illustrator specializing in science, health and nature subjects.

She teaches observational drawing for adults and kids at the Harvard Museum of Natural History and other venues.

Learn more about her classes at and check out some of her work at 

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