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!
Classes are offered in-person, as synchronous (live) online programs, or using hybrid methods with both in-person and virtual content. Class delivery methods are denoted next to each listing as VIRTUAL, IN-PERSON, or HYBRID. Please note Covid-19 related requirements for in-person classes. All guidelines are subject to change.
Class Schedule August – December 2021
Making Ceramic Garden Markers | August 25 IN-PERSON
Make your very own set of ceramic garden markers to identify your plants and add a pop of color to your bed or container! Join artist Dana DuMont for this evening workshop.
Everyone Is an Artist in the Garden | September 22 IN-PERSON
Express your inner artist with instructor Shelley Row and play for the pure joy of it all! Celebrating summer in bloom, this one-day workshop encourages you to discover and discern the colors and shapes in the garden. Outdoor Workshop
Fall Luminaries | October 5, 12 IN-PERSON
Light up your season with handbuilt fall garden inspired luminaries. We’ll cut, coil, piece and glaze clay to create unique votive candle holders. Instructor: Dana DuMont
Introduction to Alcohol Inks on Tile | October 13 IN-PERSON
Alcohol inks are a relatively new fascination of painters and crafters. A vibrant, fast drying medium they are used to paint on non-porous surfaces such as glass, tile, or metal. Using florals as inspiration, participants will create colorful, abstracted tiles. Instructor: Shelley Row
Meditative Botanical Drawing Pop Up | October 21
Join local art instructor Dana DuMont in this in-person, outdoor class perfect for relieving stress and anxiety during these uncertain times. Use nature as your inspiration to design complex, imaginative images with repeated organic lines and shapes.
Watercolor Trees | November 3 IN-PERSON
Use basic watercolor applications and a few tricks to create a peaceful evergreen forest in the snow. The workshop will include basic drawing instruction, watercolor practice, and a final completed piece. Instructor: Shelley Row
Embellishing Natural Ornaments | December 4, 11 IN-PERSON
Using magnolia leaves as our canvases, we’ll paint, draw, pierce and embroider to create decorative, festive pieces with a variety of display possibilities perfect for holiday gifts or seasonal décor. Instructor: Dana DuMont
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