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Plein Air Painting in the Garden

Plein Air Painting

Class: Plein Air Painting in the Garden. Photo by Winston Huggins.

Using the Garden as a classroom, students will use the instructor’s Optimalart method to develop an understanding of color, composition, and technique. Through imagination, memory, and thoughtful observation, students will learn how to create effective compositions inspired by the plant life and nature they encounter at BBG. Appropriate for all skill levels.
Dates:April 15 - May 13, 2018 Check for other dates
Meets:Su from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location:Administration Building Classroom 123
Instructor:Winston Huggins
Member Fee:$ 174.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 191.00
Materials Charge:$ 50.00
Notes:4 Sundays. No class April 29th. Paints will be provided on the first day of class.
Bring your own materials; materials list link: Plein Air Painting in the Garden
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