Learn to paint with watercolors using the Conservatory’s botanical gardens and summer blooms are you inspiration. This series, open to all skill levels, focuses on pink wildflowers. Register for the three-week series, or take an individual class.
Led by artist Mindy Newman.
Three-Week Series: Saturdays, August 11, 18, 25, 1–3pm
Class Schedule: Register for a class in the series.
Pasture Thistle (Cirsium discolor)
Boasting bright pinks and purples, this spiny plant is loved by bees and butterflies. This class is a good chance to test our skills with those critters. Reference photos provided.
Saturday, August 11, 1–3pm
They cling to our backyard bushes and fence, and even the corn stalks in the fields. They are brightly colored in pink too! Reference photos provided.
Saturday, August 18, 1–3pm
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
A favorite to many for its healing properties and is attractive to butterflies. A wonderful flower subject for watercolorists.
Saturday, August 25, 1–3pm