Location: Young, Arizona, United States
The Q Ranch Archaeological Program, as part of the Arizona Archaeological Society, is pleased to offer a Scientific Illustration Workshop, taught by professional artist and scientific illustrator, Bryan Donahue. Students will learn the importance of scientific illustration and have the opportunity to illustrate artifacts and flora of Q Ranch and the Q Ranch Pueblo. The goals of the workshop are:
1. Learn basic scientific illustration techniques.
2. Produce an accurate and detailed record of an artifact or other found object.
3. Learn more about the object through careful observation.
4. Inform others about the intricacies of an object through detailed illustration.
The Q Ranch is a secluded historic ranch, located near Young, Arizona, among pine and juniper trees and open meadows, and is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest. It dates from 1894 and many historic log buildings are still used today.
Q Ranch Pueblo is a large prehistoric pueblo dating to A.D. 900-1400 located within walking distance of the ranch lodge.
Period(s) of Occupation: Mountain Pueblo, AD 900-1400
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: none
Room and Board Arrangements
Participants can be accomodated at the Q Ranch Lodge, including meals. Please contact Jonathan Rogers, P. O. Box 299, Young, AZ 85554 or at firstname.lastname@example.org