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April 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Spring Botanical Art Series: Learning to Draw Spring Wildflowers

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Discover the fascinating details of spring wildflowers from Mt. Cuba’s gardens in this relaxed, beginner level class. Develop basic drawing skills through observing and sketching a variety of flowers, leaves, and branches. Explore line, shape, and form, and follow up with instructor demonstrations. Plenty of exercises will build confidence in drawing native spring flowers. No previous art experience needed. Materials list is available here.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Four Thursdays: April 4th through 25th.

About the Instructor:
Margaret Saylor is the editor/designer of ASBA’s The Botanical Artist journal. She earned a Certificate in Botanical art and Illustration, with distinction, from the NYBG.

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