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Events: Art

Wed, 12/31 9:00am

Volunteer group that meets every Wednesday and makes crafts for our Gift Shop.

To join please contact Vicky at (310) 544-1508 or vhuynh@parks.lacounty.gov


 

Wed, 1/7 10:00am

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, (Skip 21), 28, February 4.

Cost: $55 members / $65 non-members

Materials Fee varies dependent on painting surfaces
(Payable to Instructor)

Instructor: Teri Richards, Multi Certified One Stroke Art Instructor, Artistic Machine Quilting Instructor.

One Stroke Painting is a very unique method in that anyone without previous experience in painting of any kind may achieve the ability to paint gorgeous flowers, landscapes, seascapes etc., all with a minimum amount of strokes, using specific brushes and the One Stroke technique.


 

Fri, 1/9 9:00am

Fridays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27

$70 members / $85 nonmembers

Instructor: Hisako Asano

*Class is limited to 15 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

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. Materials list is available at the Guest Services Center.


 

Mon, 1/12 10:00am

Mondays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2

$60 Members / $75 Nonmembers

Materials list available through Guest Services

Instructor: Suzanne Kuuskmae, Torrance Artist’s Guild and Palos Verdes Library District Award-winning Artist, Ed.D. Business Education

*Class is limited to 12 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

Suzanne will take beginners through the basics of Botanical Drawing using graphite pencil and the five-step method of shading when capturing the natural beauty of the Garden.


 

Wed, 1/14 10:00am

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, (Skip 21), 28, February 4.

Cost: $55 members / $65 non-members

Materials Fee varies dependent on painting surfaces
(Payable to Instructor)

Instructor: Teri Richards, Multi Certified One Stroke Art Instructor, Artistic Machine Quilting Instructor.

One Stroke Painting is a very unique method in that anyone without previous experience in painting of any kind may achieve the ability to paint gorgeous flowers, landscapes, seascapes etc., all with a minimum amount of strokes, using specific brushes and the One Stroke technique.


 

Fri, 1/16 9:00am

Fridays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27

$70 members / $85 nonmembers

Instructor: Hisako Asano

*Class is limited to 15 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

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. Materials list is available at the Guest Services Center.


 

Sat, 1/17 9:00am

Saturdays, January 17 or January 24

$80 members / $95 nonmembers (price per date)

Instructor: Amy Shutt, Professional Food, Commercial and Nature Photographer – www.amyshutt.com

*Class is limited to 20 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

In this nature photography adventure, you will learn how to get the best nature shots possible when photographing the flora and fauna of South Coast Botanic Garden. Professional animal and nature photographer, Amy Shutt will teach you the basics of your camera leaving you with an understanding of how to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO together to get out of Auto mode. You will then venture out to photograph the insects, animals, flowers and plants in the Garden. All participants will receive one-on-one instruction with their equipment. Participants must supply their own DSLR camera or a point-and-shoot / mirrorless camera that has the ability to go into Aperture Priority and Manual modes. A lens that can zoom to at least 200mm, a Macro lens and a tripod are recommended but not required.


 

Mon, 1/19 10:00am

Mondays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2

$60 Members / $75 Nonmembers

Materials list available through Guest Services

Instructor: Suzanne Kuuskmae, Torrance Artist’s Guild and Palos Verdes Library District Award-winning Artist, Ed.D. Business Education

*Class is limited to 12 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

Suzanne will take beginners through the basics of Botanical Drawing using graphite pencil and the five-step method of shading when capturing the natural beauty of the Garden.


 

Fri, 1/23 9:00am

Fridays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27

$70 members / $85 nonmembers

Instructor: Hisako Asano

*Class is limited to 15 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

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. Materials list is available at the Guest Services Center.


 

Sat, 1/24 9:00am

Saturdays, January 17 or January 24

$80 members / $95 nonmembers (price per date)

Instructor: Amy Shutt, Professional Food, Commercial and Nature Photographer – www.amyshutt.com

*Class is limited to 20 people maximum on a first come, first served basis.

 

In this nature photography adventure, you will learn how to get the best nature shots possible when photographing the flora and fauna of South Coast Botanic Garden. Professional animal and nature photographer, Amy Shutt will teach you the basics of your camera leaving you with an understanding of how to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO together to get out of Auto mode. You will then venture out to photograph the insects, animals, flowers and plants in the Garden. All participants will receive one-on-one instruction with their equipment. Participants must supply their own DSLR camera or a point-and-shoot / mirrorless camera that has the ability to go into Aperture Priority and Manual modes. A lens that can zoom to at least 200mm, a Macro lens and a tripod are recommended but not required.


 

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