Mt. Cuba Center Programs Spring - Summer 2019 S2019-Programs-JOOMLA - Page 44

ART CLASSES Wine & Design: A Flemish-Inspired Summer Arrangement With Ken Norman, AIFD Many of today’s florists are showcasing floral arrangements with a very specific artful aesthetic: low, wide, asymmetrical groupings that bring to mind Dutch and Flemish botanical paintings of the 16th century. Ken Norman, owner of Floral Inspirations, brings you through the steps of creating this engaging, organic look that reflects how nature organizes itself. Bring a friend, enjoy a glass of wine, and dive into design with this fun, creative class and take home a fresh new look for your table this summer. Bring clippers and a box to transport your arrangement home. (Ages 21 and over) Tuesday, June 11 5:30 – 7:30 pm $69 (Materials included) Fun with Botanical Watercolor NEW! With Judy Simon This innovative, fun class focuses on developing fundamental watercolor painting techniques using native plants as a source of inspiration. Learn paintbrush usage, color mixing, color application, how to choose subject matter, and how to find your unique painting style. Judy guides you with personalized instruction and practical painting exercises designed to nurture your creativity. Open to all levels of experience. A detailed list of required materials is available with the online class description. Wednesday to Friday, July 10 to 12 10 am – 1 pm $109 Leaf Casting Workshop With Maggie Brock Encapsulate the splendor of nature in a durable and functional piece of garden art using cement and real foliage as the mold. The cupped leaf sculpture creates a miniature water feature, attracting birds and butterflies to your garden. It’s sure to add a new dimension to your backyard retreat. Wear old clothes and bring a pair of sturdy rubber gloves. Section A: Saturday, July 13 10 – 11:30 am $39 (Materials included) Section B: Friday, August 2 10 – 11:30 am $39 (Materials included) 44