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Nature on Canvas—Think that you have no artistic talent? Anyone can paint; all you need are paints, brushes, a canvas and your imagination. This class is open to all skill levels from beginners to experienced painters. Canvases, brushes and acrylic paints will be provided. However, you may bring your own brushes. Drawing a straight line is optional. Join this class and have fun putting nature on a canvas!
Outdoor Sketch Pad—Grab your sketch pad and hiking shoes as we journey into the woods to learn the basics of landscape and wildlife drawing. Become versed in creating your very own sketch Journal to document your outdoor adventures, along with understanding the fundamentals of shapes, lines, and shading. This class is for the novice to the expert. Our instructor will work and mature your skill set from where you are on a personal basis.
Pine Needle Basics —With materials provided by nature and a few of your own imaginative touches, you can transform pine needles into creative and beautiful baskets in this class you will learn how to start a basket on a gourd or a piece of wood or some type of base. You will learn a basic stitch and should be able to complete a small basket. Once you master the skills taught in this class, you will be able to create beautiful and unique baskets.
Pine Needle Creations—In this class, you will have a great time learning how to make items using pine needles. Whether you are creative and imaginative or not, you will leave this class with your own, uniquely beautiful basket.
Sticks to Staffs—Learn how to select and design your own personalized walking staff. Participants will learn various woody plants from which to choose, then will get hands-on as they customize their very own. A real make-and-take!