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Studio Arts: What's New

Studio Arts: What's New

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Session 1 of 8
April 3, 2024
In-Person
$230 - $265

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 5
April 7, 2024
In-Person
$245 - $260

Using watercolors, capture the nuances of the natural light in the beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden next to the Smithsonian Castle. Study the delicate subtleties of the plants and learn to translate your observations into stunning Post-Impressionistic studies and paintings. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)


Session 1 of 6
April 8, 2024

In an artist-led series designed to provide a tranquil midday break, create small but satisfying works of art as a way to hit “pause” and incorporate a bit of creativity into your at-home routines.


Session 1 of 2
April 10, 2024

Take a crash course in wildlife photography. Learn the camera settings and other technical aspects plus strategy for photographing wildlife and then dive into processing your photographs to highlight the most striking images.


Session 2 of 8
April 10, 2024
In-Person
$230 - $265

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 6
April 10, 2024

Explore the spectrum of floral design. Sourcing (with a focus on sustainability), making the most of seasonal flowers, creating centerpieces, wiring techniques, and photographing your work are all among the practical areas covered.


Session 2 of 5
April 14, 2024
In-Person
$245 - $260

Using watercolors, capture the nuances of the natural light in the beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden next to the Smithsonian Castle. Study the delicate subtleties of the plants and learn to translate your observations into stunning Post-Impressionistic studies and paintings. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)


Session 2 of 6
April 15, 2024

In an artist-led series designed to provide a tranquil midday break, create small but satisfying works of art as a way to hit “pause” and incorporate a bit of creativity into your at-home routines.


April 17, 2024

Gear up and head out with wildlife photographer and naturalist Matt Felperin for a wildlife photography session. Come out to look for new spring life that may include newly hatched Hooded Merganser ducklings, displaying Red-winged Blackbirds, courting snapping turtles, and hopping American bullfrogs.


April 17, 2024

Learn to use the iPad, Apple Pencil, and Procreate for illustration and animation. With this minimal toolset, artists can create a wide range of visuals. Students get an introductory lecture on the basics of digital art production, demonstrations, and experience drawing in Procreate on an iPad