|The Botanic Garden
of Smith College
|Studio Art 269, Offset Printmaking I, Dwight Pogue|
prints based on following the development of chrysanthemums in the Lyman Conservatory from
the beginning of the semester through the Chrysanthemum Show in November. Students made
sketches and drawings which became the basis for their lithographs and monotypes.
mum flower morphology by dissecting flowers under a microscope and making hybrid crosses.
They also researched chrysanthemums and their use in literature, poetry, music, science, and art.
A selection of the students' prints was exhibited at the Lyman Conservatory as Chrysanthemums:
Lithographs and Monotypes, January 23-March 23, 2008. Online slide show of the exhibit.
Course funds contributed to