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Outdoor Sketching and Painting with Paula Fong, KS Wild (FREE!)

When: September 22nd 3:00pm-6:00pm (Carpool leaving from Northwest Nature Shop at 2:30pm)

Where: Grouse Gap Shelter, Mt. Ashland Botanical Area

Instructors: Paula Fong, with help from local artist Deb Vanpoolen, and Jeanine Moy from KS Wild.

Grouse Gap, Mt. Ashland Botanical Area

Phlox | Illustration by Paula Fong

Enjoy plein air sketching and painting along-side local nature artist Paula Fong at the scenic Grouse Gap meadows. Beginner and experienced artists alike will benefit from the shared artistic experience, natural history anecdotes and some instructive guidance.

Participants will learn to observe the natural world with an artistic eye and discuss landscape patterns, natural forms, technique, and palette choices. Bring your art supplies of choice, appropriate layers and sun protection, and a camping chair (optional). Contact for more information.

Paula R. Fong specializes in illustrating plants and animals in their natural habitat. Her unique blend of detailed artistry and scientific accuracy has won her praise from both artists and scientists alike, see her work at