Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is offering another way to connect with nature, through art. Lisa Coddington is teaching a wildlife drawing class from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
Participants will sketch animal specimens using different drawing techniques. Lisa will review foundational drawing skills and reinforce how to develop forms with light and shadow. She will also demonstrate a variety of techniques including graphite, charcoal, and watercolor washes. This class is open to all, from beginners to advanced artists.
Lisa Coddington is a Santa Fe artist and instructor, who has been teaching art for over 15 years. In recent years she taught at Santa Fe Community College, the University of New Mexico, and independent workshops. She was awarded a grant from the American Society of Botanical Artists to teach in Grenada, West Indies. Lisa is currently commissioned to develop a Northern New Mexico wild flower series.
This class will take place at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road. The cost is $40 per person. PEEC members can take the class for a discounted rate of $32. Advance registration is required, and space is limited.
PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit here.