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Nature Drawing with Alan Li

February 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm March 4, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

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In this fun and relaxed course, you’ll learn how to draw nature-based subjects such as feathers, leaves, pine cones, and butterflies directly from observation. Artist and instructor Alan Li will demonstrate a range of drawing techniques and provide constructive feedback to help you grow in creative confidence. Beginners welcome. Materials are extra, please see the list below.

Saturdays, February 4, 18, 25, and March 4, 1 to 4 p.m.
Public $185, TBG Members $160 (plus applicable taxes and fees)

Materials List:

  1. HB and 3B graphite pencils (example: Staedtler Mars Lumograph)
  2. 10″x7″ Sketchbook with smooth paper (example: Fabriano 1264 Mixed Media Sketchbook)
  3. Gray kneaded eraser
  4. Paper blending stump (small or medium size)
  5. Pencil sharpener (example: KUM automatic brake long point sharpener)

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.


Registration Deadline: Friday, February 3, 12 noon

Safe Program Access

  • To ensure the safety of our participants and instructors, all staff, volunteers, and participants are welcome to wear masks indoors and maintain physical distancing.
  • To learn more about what we’re doing to make your next visit safe, enriching, and uplifting, please review our list of Frequently Asked Questions
  • This is an in-person, indoor, Adult Education program at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

We appreciate your support and cooperation.


February 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
March 4, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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Toronto, ON M3C 1P2 Canada