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 2019

Watercolor Endeavors | September 11, 25, October 9, 23

A photo or a lingering gaze may not be quite enough to capture the beauty and emotion of a garden. If you have ever wanted to put a paintbrush to paper this is your opportunity. Learn basic watercolor techniques and drawing skills to use in expressing your inspiration.   All are welcome in this beginners’ class. Instructor Shelley Row

Introduction to Alcohol Inks on Tile | October 5

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.  Experience the almost instant magic of these inks on tile. Using florals as inspiration, participants will create colorful, abstracted tiles.  Instructor Shelley Row

Nature Journaling | October 19

Celebrate the joys and colors of autumn in the Garden by beginning a nature journal. Discover how word, line and color come together to create beautiful pages that capture your unique experience in the out-of-doors.  All experience levels are welcomed. Instructor: Lynn Wilson

Watercolor Trees | October 30

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


The winter/spring 2020 season of classes will publish on December 4, 2019.

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