Sense of Place with Heather Murphy

Event Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
The River Haus @ Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA

Leavenworth artist Heather Murphy helps you learn how sketching thumbnails of landscapes, botanicals, and animals combine with color squares and words ties together the Sense of Place. Art for your travels or your own back yard. Bring a waterproof pen and journal and don't forget to dress for the occasion- hats, sunscreen, layers and jackets too! 
This class is affiliated with the 15th annual Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest and event registration is found at the link below. (Scroll to the bottom of the registration page.)

Skill Level: 
Beginner through Advanced
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About the Speaker

Heather is a Pacific Northwest notecard artist, watercolorist, nature writer and wildlife biologist. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington in Wildlife Habitat Management; and a Forest Technology degree from Wenatchee Valley College. While studying the sciences, she took drawing courses at WVC and UW. Focused on watercolor Heather was mentored by Los Angeles painter, Barbara Kerwin and New Zealand artist David Barker.

Walleye Cards, LLC and Wildtales Journals, Heather’s naturalist notecard and journal business, was founded in 1997. Her small independent business donates over 10% of sales to conservation and arts organizations.

Retired from the U.S. Forest Service as a wildlife biologist; Heather’s career spanned from 1974 to 2005. She is currently a nature journal instructor and a consulting wildlife biologist. She continues to lead Citizen Science programs as a volunteer for the U.S.F.S.