Art in the Garden Classes

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s Art in the Garden classes offer a variety of opportunities in multiple media 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 August-December 2017

Colored Pencil II: Mixed Media, New Surfaces | August 18, 25, September 1, 8

In this class, students will be exposed to a variety of mixed media that can be used in conjunction with colored pencil, including ink, watercolor and soft pastels.  Instructor: Judy Thomas


Making Nature-Themed Mandalas | September 13, 20, 27

Explore patterns in the garden, then construct a mandala with instructor Celeste Johnston’s guidance.  Draw and color it to refresh your spirit and discover how this art form can be a form of self-expression and mindfulness.


Nature Journaling | September 30

Create a journal and enjoy early fall in the Garden by observing and recording what you see. Nature journaling incorporates both visual (sketching) and verbal (writing thoughts and observations) skills to deepen your experience of the natural world.  Instructor: Lynn Wilson


Nature Stamps | November 29, December 6

Instructor Celeste Johnston helps you pick a subject from nature, draw it, then create linoleum block stamps  and use them to create holiday cards, gift bags, paper, and small fabric items.

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