Learn to capture the moment!
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
March 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19
$50 members/$70 non-members
Instructor: Catherine Balcom
Capture the beauty of the Garden. Relaxed walks with photo coaching and easy assignments are followed by classroom evaluation and PowerPoint instruction. Class critique includes brief reminders on composition and lighting. All skill levels, any camera (digital or film, automatic or adjustable). Bring camera and manual to first class.
9:30 am – 11:00 am
Session 1: March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Session 2: April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3
$50 members/$70 non-members per session
Instructor: Bernard Fallon, B.A.
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
March 16, 23, 30, April 6,
$30 members/$35 non-members
Instructor: Jennifer Van der Fluit
Learn to maximize your gardening space by planting in above-ground grids. This condensed, natural, organic method of gardening will have you reaping the bounty of your garden. Perfect for raised-bed gardening. Method can be applied to veggie gardening as well as annuals and perennials.
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
March 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11
$40 members/$45 non-members
Instructor: Nida Amin
Learn to draw with basic techniques using several mediums including pencil, colored pencil, ink, charcoal, and pastel. You will learn extensive lessons in art theory and practice. Please bring a No. 2 pencil to the first class. A materials list will also be provided.
April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructors: Eric & Ann Brooks
Have fun studying and identifying many of the species of birds found in southern California. Classes will use slides, videos, printed materials as well as discuss birding books, binoculars, and periodicals.
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
March 31, April 7, 14, 21, (two week break) and
May 12, 19, 26, June 2
$30* members/$35* non-members for each 4-week session
Instructor: Theresa Blanchard
Learn the technique of One-Stroke Painting by Donna Dewberry. Learn shading, highlighting, blending with one stroke of the brush. * $8 material fee payable to instructor.
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 18, 25, April 1, 8, (skip 15), 22, 29, May 6, 13
$50 members/$55 non-members
Instructor: Hisako Asano
Learn to create paintings of nature that capture the softly colored art form that is expressed in the teachings and techniques of instructor Hisako Asano. You will learn to mix and blend colors and manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke.
Van Gogh in the Garden
All ages are welcome!
Tuesday, March 15
Two workshops: 9:30 am – 10:30 am OR 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Garden entrance is free for Garden Free Day
Workshop cost: $18 per child, $12 each additional sibling
35 children per workshop maximum, pre-registration is required
Monday, March 21
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$30 members/$35 non members
Instructor: Regina O’Melveny
In this workshop we’ll explore the paths of the garden, immersing ourselves in the spirit of the place and the season. Then we will cultivate the words and drawings that grow from our encounters. Please wear comfortable shoes, bring water and a journal as well as drawing materials if you wish. Very focused three hour workshop.