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Studio Arts: Painting Classes

Studio Arts
Thursday, October 29 to November 12, 2020 – 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 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.

Studio Arts
Monday, November 30 and December 7, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Capture the essence of your favorite animal or pet in a one-of-a-kind acrylic portrait filled with color, personality, and affection.

Studio Arts
Thursday, December 3 and 10, 2020 – 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET

Discover how to easily capture a variety of subjects with loose lines and painterly colors using instructor Cindy Briggs’ quick-sketch watercolors method. This go-with-the-flow technique is perfect for studies, travel journals, and finished fine art.