The Art of Drawing with Dr. Sarah Simblet

Sarah Simblet

Spend time with fine artist Sarah Simblet at beautiful Lyon Arboretum!

Dr. Simblet is the author of Anatomy for the Artist (2001), The Drawing Book (2005), Botany for the Artist (2010), and co-author of The New Sylva: a Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the Twenty-First Century (2014). She is Director of Studies for Fine Art at Christ Church, Oxford and Tutor in Anatomy at the Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford. Don’t miss this rare opportunity!

She is offering a public talk on Monday, January 13 at Punahou School and three standalone sessions at Lyon Arboretum.

For more information about the lecture at Punahou, view the flyers:


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Dr. Sarah Simblet will share her thoughtful insights about the practicalities,
meaning and usefulness of drawing in all of our lives. Alongside a discussion
of works by other artists, Sarah will focus on a selection of her own work
made for her publications in anatomy and botany. This visual talk will also include some of her new drawings made on Oʻahu

To RSVP for the Monday talk at Punahou School, visit

For the opportunity to spend time with Dr. Simblet at beautiful Lyon Arboretum, visit

See how she works with a live drawing demonstration and follow her into the Arboretum for an outdoor drawing session* to try your hand at drawing with expert tips and feedback!

Friday, January 17, 8:30 am – 11 am (morning session).
Friday, January 17, 1 pm – 4 pm (afternoon session).
Saturday, January 18, 12 pm – 3 pm.

(*Note: Event activities/structure may vary depending on the weather. The session will be held in a classroom if weather does not permit drawing outdoors.)