14th BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION AMAZON TRIP
May 18TH to 27TH, 2012
To become familiar with the Amazon environment, observe its vegetation closely, understand its ecology better and for anyone who wants to learn to draw or paint flora species in watercolor: this is the trip programmed with Dulce Nascimento, a Botanical Illustrator and a graduate of the School of Fine Arts of Rio de Janeiro, orienting and teaching the techniques of collecting plants and how to adapt oneself to field work. Dulce improved her technique at the Royal Botanic Gardens,
Objectives: Furnish the students with fundamental information on the drawing of elements of nature.
Develop and stimulate observation of the forms, colors and textures
of nature and artistic skills of the students.
Teach basic technical norms applied in Botanical Illustration.
Since 2006 we have upgraded our accommodations and are now doing our trip in a boat that has been built by Gilberto Castro. We will still enjoy the advantages of a small group (maximum of 18 passengers), but with a whole new level of comfort. The “OTTER” is
Flights: There are several flights from various companies, both from
If you are coming from abroad, a valid Passport will be required, as well as a visa for certain countries (such as the U.S.A,