Art from the Garden
Tuesdays, July 14 – August 4, 2020
Class Limit: 15
BUT – You can STILL register for a
video-only version of the course
If you do, you will also be able to join the private Facebook group (for sharing, support and feedback with/from your fellow students as well as me) and email me one or two questions a week. Because the course price is already so reasonable, the video-only access is the same price for this session.
Use the link below to sign up and to send me an e-transfer to secure your spot.
Our gardens offer us the opportunity to collaborate creatively with nature, so it’s no wonder so many artists are gardeners! During Covid, our gardens have been more important than ever, providing refuge from the worrying world around us.
Nature is profuse with wondrous colours and shapes, but it is also rich in texture, pattern, proportion, meaning and memory — and that’s just the beginning… We’ll start nice and easy, grounded in observation before venturing further afield into into compositional, abstractional and metaphorical explorations: This ain’t your Aunt Betty’s watercolour peonies! I hope you can join me for this summer Garden (Art) Party — now who’s bringing the lemonade?
MEDIA: We’ll do some drawing, some painting, some photography (for reference at least) and quite possibly a bit of collage, but there will be fair bit of leeway regarding your material choices — especially for your weekly projects.
We will be on the easy-to-use Zoom online meeting platform. Students love my Art History slide shows, and Zoom really shines for this: you get a really good look at the work. Each class will have a short real-time exercise and a longer (optional) weekly project you can engage with between classes to the extent that you desire.
The course is accompanied by a private Facebook Group where you can upload your finished or in-progress homework, plus see and comment on your fellow classmates’ work. It’s a lively, collegial safe space to share your work, and I offer comments on all work posted.
Recordings of live sessions will be made available to participants so if you can't make the live time slot, you can watch it later.
Preferred Payment Method: e-transfer (via your online banking). Click button below for email address.
Please specify this course "Art from the Garden" in your email.
Alternate Payment Method: via PayPal