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Session 7 of 8
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET
$255 - $285

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Session 6 of 8
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

In this class open to all levels, students discover the versatility and fluidity of working in watercolors while exploring the functional and aesthetic elements of color and design found in plants.

Session 6 of 8
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Build on your botanical painting skills in this next-level class as you create vibrant watercolors inspired by nature.  Learn to focus on the texture and detail of botanical subjects including flowers, fruits, and vegetables.

Session 7 of 8
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET
$285 - $315

Learn clay techniques and gain an understanding of the human body, gestures, and expressions as you sculpt a portrait, torso, or full-figure piece by working from life.

Session 7 of 8
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET
$225 - $255

Whether you want to work in digital or film, this course offers a solid foundation for new photographers ready to learn the basics. Topics include camera functions, exposure, metering, working with natural and artificial light, and composition.

Session 1 of 4
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Learn to see like a scientist as you use watercolor and ink to illustrate specimens from nature. Experienced students develop their skills in applying key techniques such as composition, working with color, and recording fine detail in nature journaling, watercolor painting, drawing, and creating stand-alone biological illustrations.

Session 2 of 5
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

Working with watercolor, employ beautiful and minimal brush strokes to depict the wonders of the natural world in the style of Sumi-e, meant to convey the Ch’i or vital energy of what it depicts.

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. ET

In this solar system, Venus is the planet most like Earth in size and density, yet it has a toxic atmosphere and is the hottest planet, contrasting with habitable Earth. Astrophysicist Stephen Kane reveals clues that point to a possible habitable past of Venus and discusses how its environment might have become hostile to life.

Session 2 of 4
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

How can a composer represent the natural universe through sound? Centuries of exquisite nature-inspired concert works show just how well it can be done. Popular speaker and concert pianist Rachel Franklin uses her unique live piano demonstrations and fascinating film clips to explore how such masters as Beethoven, Mahler, Wagner, Vivaldi, Holst, Vaughan Williams, Saint-Saëns, and countless others composed beloved works that conjure our natural world.

Session 6 of 8
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Create your own memory block through writing prompts, mindfulness practices, and design and color principles for fiber artists. Learn techniques from hand piecing and machine and hand appliqué, to creating text using needle and thread.