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Drawing Butterflies with Pen and Ink

March 23 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

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Join us for a fun-filled evening of creating beautiful butterfly art using pen and ink, where creativity takes flight!

In this workshop you’ll be drawing mounted Butterfly specimens up close where you can see every detail. Our instructor will lead you through every stage of the process with group demonstrations and individual attention. Beginners welcome.

Please Bring:

8 x 10 inch Sketchbook with Smooth Paper

0.5mm Mechanical Pencil with HB lead

0.3 mm Black Ink Pen – Micron brand or similar fibre tipped pen

White Eraser

Optional: Basic set of Colour Pencils

Ages 18 + are welcome. No experience necessary.

Saturday, March 23, 1 to 4 p.m.

Registration: Public $70, TBG Members $60 (plus applicable taxes and fees)

About Alan Li

Alan Li is an artist focused on nature. He supports conservation efforts through the sale of his artwork and is active in volunteering. Alan believes drawing can open people’s eyes to the planet’s diversity and show them that it matters. Alan grew up near the Niagara Escarpment and spent much of his childhood exploring the cliffs and forests. Those early encounters with nature have influenced both the direction of his life and the choice of subjects for his art. He currently pursues his own projects, teaches workshops, and collaborates with grassroots environmental groups.



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Join the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) as a member to get a discount on this program, upcoming events and classes, and free parking. A TBG membership helps you deepen your knowledge and connection to the natural world, become a part of a dynamic community of plant people, and be inspired! Become a member !


Safe Program Access

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  • This is an in-person, indoor, Adult Education program at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

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March 23
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Toronto, ON M3C 1P2 Canada