First and foremost, my utmost gratitude to Dr. Rosas, President of the Philippine Normal University whose sincerity and encouragement I will never forget. Rosas has been my inspiration as I hurdle all the obstacles in the completion this research work.
As a Certified Botanical Artist, Ms. The botanical art lessons are designed to be sequential with each lesson building on the one before. The entire program is designed to prepare the student for becoming a professional artist — whether it be for vocation or avocation.
Braida is delighted to expand the awareness of botanical art to both adults and young teens who may find the numerous opportunities connected with botanical art of great interest as they develop their drawing skills.
Braida's work has received many exhibition awards and publishing honors. She has developed a network of clients within the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, and Thailand. Braida is the founder and director of the Academy of Botanical Art.
Braida also conducts travel workshops and offers distance learning both in the U. She lives in Sarasota with her husband and other family members close by.
He brings his wealth of knowledge and experience as an entomologist and tropical biologist, as an educator, author, and photographer. His artistic abilities and his professional background bring a wealth of enjoyable experience to everyone who reads, studies, and works with his materials.
Castner writes, photographs, and teaches. His academic background includes entomology, botany, and Spanish. This academic foundation, combined with the experience of over 30 years of travel and research in Latin America and the Amazon Basin, have provided the expertise to teach and write on a variety of topics for diverse audiences including children, college students, and educators.
Feline Press is a publishing company founded by Dr. It specializes in a limited number of titles treating various aspects of entomology, botany, and the natural history and cultures of the Amazon. By writing and photographing his own books, Dr. Castner has created texts that are affordable to students and coffee-table books on unique subject matter.
The Academy is proud to have Dr.
You can locate and order Dr. Castner's books by visiting Dr.
With his inclusion in numerous national juried exhibitions and ever increasing Best of Show Awards, this dedicated artist houses his beautiful work in both private and public collections throughout the United States, including the Indiana State Museum Collection.
Recent awards include First Place in the Richeson The Academy of Botanical Art ℠ was established to offer both a creative experience and a road map for adventure.
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