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CANCELLED Drawing and Painting a Rhinoceros Beetle: Virtual

with Patricia Savage, Professional Artist

The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Saturdays, March 12 and 26, 2022

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET

Fee: $90 ($81 Members)


North Carolina hosts many different species of cool beetles, and the rhinoceros beetle ranks high in their midst. This class will address its physical characteristics and life cycle. The first class will concentrate on a black and white value drawing; the second class will concentrate on a finished watercolor. Students can draw and paint from their own photograph or one provided by the instructor. Students will need to let the instructor know if working from their own source.


Supplies are not included. A supply list will be provided soon!


 Photograph by Dick van der Made

This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 1.0 Generic License.





Remaining Seats: 15

Registration open through 3/3/2022 5:00 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Patricia Savage has been a fine artist since 1989. She was awarded Best and Honorable Mention in Wildlife in the Pastel Journal’s Sixth Annual Pastel Top 100. She served as artist-in-residence in Denali National Park and expedition artist for The 1899 Harriman Expedition Retraced. Her work has appeared in Botanical Art: Eden Re-imagined, The Best of Wildlife Art 1 and 2, Focus (Italy), U.S. Art, Wildlife Art, and Wildlife in North Carolina. Patricia has exhibited her work at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, the Bell Museum of Natural History, the National Geographic Society, the U.S. Botanic Garden, and Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom. She is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and the Society of Animal Artists. She also belongs to the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and GNSI-Carolinas, Paint N.C., and the Pastel Society of North Carolina. To see Patricia’s paintings go to and friend her on Facebook.



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This program will be offered online via Zoom.
A meeting link and password will be sent a few days before the program.