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Mindy Newman's Art Classes 2018
Franklin Park Conservatory, 2018
  16" x 20"      Watercolor - Mindy Newman

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UPPER ARLINGTON SENIOR RECREATION CENTER 

1945 Ridgeview (Off Tremont)
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43227
 
BEGINNERS WELCOME!
 
614-583-5320- Information
 
Classes are only $10 per class
 
 
Classes are every Tuesday 1-3 PM Walk Ins Welcome!
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Pears - 2009 A quick exercise used in Mindy's class sometimes
7" x 12" Watercolor - Mindy Newman
FRANKLIN PARK CONSERVATORY CLASSES
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E. Broad Street 
Columbus, OH 43203

614-715-8022

5 Week Summer of Color Watercolor Series 
Series 2524 per class 2523
Led by artist Mindy Newman
Saturdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; 1-3pm; $75/$80 per series, $20/$18 per class
Maximum employees: 2, $70 series, $12drop-in

Lotus
The glowing lotus blooms on water will bring us serene hours of painting and drawing with this lesson. The radiant line and the circular motions will be interpreted with shades of light and dark brush strokes. Your photos will be great resources.
Saturday, June 1; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: Mtg Rm A

Roses
Roses are particularly popular for watercolor studies in still life. Botanical still lives are not only in a vase, but they are also outdoors. Let’s make this a day to just study them. The variety is vast. Please bring some of “your” photos to paint.
Saturday, June 8; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP

Peony
The fantastic Peony will be a study in blues and violets. We will be working it as a vignette because of the complexity of petal layering. Vignettes don’t require many backgrounds ifeatures, but we will note the composition. Botanical prints provided.
Saturday, June 15; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP

Day Lilies
Working from our outdoor gardens, we will enjoy Plein Air drawing the daylilies weather permitting. An outdoor sketch that will continue into a watercolor session inside the art studio. Bring a camera of any kind.
Saturday, June 22; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: Mtg Rm A

Snap Dragons
Snap Dragons are stalky with many flowers so we will enjoy a series of miniatures in various color
designs. A wonderful way to explore modern compositions with realism.  
Saturday, June 29; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP



4 Week Summer Gardens Watercolor Series Series 2580 per class 2583
Led by artist Mindy Newman
Saturdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27; 1-3pm; $65/$60 per series, $20/$18 per class
Maximum employees: 2, $42 series, $12 drop-in

Zinnias
They are not only beautiful but they are so beneficial to vegetable gardens. They attract hummingbirds and are a favorite of the monarch butterfly. The watercolor classes are for beginners and advanced people. There is a bit of drawing. This class will be observing a demonstration before doing under five-minute painting to loosen us up, as well as some tight realistic works.
Saturday, July 6; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP

Larkspur
Larkspur is a stalky plant that is poisonous but it also used for respiratory problems. They come in many colors, however, we will be limited to only three colors. The class will have prints available and demonstrations as to how to draw them before applying the thin washes of paint.
Saturday, July 13; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP

Hydrangea
Hydrangea has many health benefits while being a bush filled with creamy white bundles of small flowers. This class with enjoy saving the white paper while creating the flora. Light drawing and demonstrations along with prints of the hydrangeas will be provided.
Saturday, July 20; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP

Honeysuckle
Honeysuckle is going to paint in macro close up. We’ll be using the pale greens and light blue violets and contrasting them with sunlight yellow.
Saturday, July 27; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: EP


3 Week Hummingbird and Plants Watercolor Series Series 2581 per class 2582
Saturdays, August 17, 24, 31; 1-3pm; $50/$45 per series, $20/$18 per class
Maximum employees: 2, $32 series, $12 drop-in

Bee Balm 
Bee Balm and Hummingbird will be a colorful discovery, of the play between shapes and colors. Prints will be used to compose an interesting composition, creativity rearranged by the student. Before the drawing begins, the instructor will demonstrate how to draw the hummingbird and bee balm. She will also provide individual attention to beginners. It will be a joyful class.
Saturday, August 17; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: Meeting Room A

Columbine
Columbine and Hummingbirds are explored in this class with the transparent versus the opaque qualities of light and shadow. Prints, demonstrations and individual help provided by the instructor. Prints will be used as a reference.
Saturday, August 24; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: Meeting Room A


Hollyhock
Hollyhock and Hummingbirds are our inspiration today as we build up that stop-action view of the bird in flight before the hollyhock. Easy to follow demonstrations on how to draw this flower and bird. Prints provided. A new technique in the use of saran wrap will be shared.
Saturday, August 31; 1-3pm; $20/$18
Class Location: Meeting Room A