Adult Education

Art in the Garden


Credit: Judy Thomas

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden's Art in the Garden classes offer a variety of opportunities to enhance your understanding of and appreciation for the natural world, learn new skills, and enjoy the company of like-minded artists! 

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Class Schedule December 2014 - April 2015
NEW Printing from Plants Series

Explore ways to create plant-based art through printmaking.  Instructor Celeste Johnston leads these fun and unusual workshops to brighten up your winter weekends!

NEW Wood Block and Linoleum Block Printing
| January 24, 31                                              

Make expressive prints using plants as your inspiration. Wood and linotype blocks are used to make compositions that can be repeated to add a decorative touch to cards, stationery, gift wrap, or bags.

NEW Monotype Printing
| February 7                                        

Mono printing with plant materials and other inspirations from the garden makes it quick and easy to create one-of-a-kind art work.

NEW Solar Printing
| February 14                                                                           

Use the power of the sun to create striking, beautifully textured images of plants, seed pods, and other materials from the Garden.

NEW Hearts and Flowers: Needle-Felted Gifts for Your Valentine
| January 31                                                                                                                                    

Learn basic techniques of needle-felting, if it's new to you, and come away with a heart-felt expression of your affection. Instructor: Judy Thomas.

NEW Landscapes in Fiber
| February 14, 21                                                                                                        

Learn the tools and techniques of needle felting and create a beautiful, three-dimensional landscape using beautiful colored wools. Instructor: Judy Thomas

NEW Beyond Black and White: Plants in Color
| February 18, 25, March 4, 11                                                                                                        

Using basic pen and ink techniques, learn how to apply color to black and white drawings with handmade inks, acrylics and inktense pencils. Instructor: Celeste Johnston.

NEW Natural Easter Egg Dyes Adult/Child Workshop
| March 21                                                                                                   

Garden horticulturist Heather Veneziano helps you and your family have some fun and make beautiful eggs for springtime decorating.

NEW Passion in the Produce Aisle: Painting Fruits and Vegetables
| April 15, 22, 29, May 6                                                                                                                                                                                

Draw and paint a variety of fruits and vegetables arranged according to warm and cool color wheels.  Instructor:  Celeste Johnston


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