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Hot Glass Studio Nights: Hummingbird Feeder

April 30, 6–9pm
May 6, 14, 20, 28, 6–9pm

June 11, 25, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass hummingbird feeder with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class.
$72 member; $80 non-member

Watercolor Spring Bulbs

Saturdays, April 11–May 2, 1–4pm
The Spring Bulb Display serves as live inspiration for creating watercolor works of art. Photograph and sketch in the gardens before studio painting time. Step-by-step lessons, handouts and one-on-one instruction provided for beginners. Supply list provided at registration upon request. 

April 25: Irises - Complex shapes become simple with the working of parallel lines and brush techniques.
May 2: Daylilies - A favorite of watercolorists for the flower's variations in colors and patterns
$18 members; $20 non-members (per class)

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Sizzling Saturdays

Saturdays, through June 27, 6–9pm
Create a colorful hand-blown glass vessel of your choice—candy bowl, bud vase or tumbler—with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class. 
$72 members; $80 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Glass Flower

April 29, 6–9pm
May 7, 13, 21, 27, 6–9pm

June 4, 18, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful, hand-blown glass flower with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class.
$72 members; $80 non-members

Mother's Day Bouquet- Watercolor Intensive

Saturday, May 9, 10am–3pm
Prints and photographs of arrangements and floral designs serve as inspiration. Demonstrations and tips provided for beginners. Pack a lunch or visit the Garden Café. Led by Mindy Newman.
$40 members; $45 non-members

Watercolor Spring Flowers

Saturday, May 16 or May 30, 1–3pm
Spring flowers serve as inspiration for creating works of art. Photograph and sketch in the gardens before studio painting time. Step-by-step lessons, handouts and one-on-one instruction provided for beginners. Supply list provided at registration upon request. 
 
May 16: Spring Bulb Botanical Illustrations - The complete flower in a vignette, with watercolor and pencil illustration.

May 30: Spring Mixed in Fields of Color - A Monet-styled landscape, with emphasis on light and color.
$18 members; $20 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Suncatcher Orb

June 3, 10, 17, 24, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass ornament with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class. 
$54 members; $60 non-members

Summer Watercolor Studies

Saturdays, June 13–27, 1–3pm
Summer blooms serve as inspiration for creating works of art. Photograph and sketch in the gardens before studio painting time. Step-by-step lessons, handouts and one-on-one instruction provided for beginners. Supply list provided at registration upon request. 

June 13: Field Studies on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus - Record ideas using quick sketch exercises in pen, then draw from the sketches onto a watercolor, 12" x 16" or larger.
June 20: Still Lives in the Garden - Contour line drawing in the garden on watercolor paper.
June 27: Photographing for Watercolor - Bring a camera and experiment with composition to design and arrange a painting plan. 
$40 members; $45 non-members (three-week series) $18 members; $20 non-members (per class)



Personal Glassblowing Sessions

By appointment, April through December
Work alongside a professional gaffer and create colorful pieces of glass artwork during this three-hour class. No previous glassblowing experience is necessary. Session is limited to two participants. For more information or to register, call Mark Miller at  614.715.8030.
$225 members; $250 non-members