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Today in the Garden

Wednesday Morning Yoga
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Oil Painting 101 Course
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Papermaking Workshop - Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bike Nights
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Evening Oil Painting 101 Course - Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Beginning Floral Design Course
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

7:00 PM

Easter Treats - Macaroons
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Natural Pesticides and Cleaning Products - Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tango Dance Course
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Sumi-e Asian Brush Painting – Orchids, Bugs and Swans

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Full Moon and Pine - Sumi-e Painting by Jill Brunner

Have you always admired Asian brush painting and wondered “How did they do that?” Let us show you how to make your brush dance across the page as you create a painting using traditional sumi-e tools. Instructor, Norene Spencer, will provide step-by-step, hands-on instruction in the ancient art of sumi-e. Learn the fundamental techniques employed in this fascinating fine art and explore some of the more contemporary techniques as well. Whether you’re an aspiring artist or an advanced painter looking to expand your creative talents you will find this course has something to offer and challenge artists of any skill level.

The subjects for this class will be classic natural elements including linear bamboo, seasonal pumpkins and trees.  Initial supplies, including brushes, ink and rice paper will be available for purchase in class, cost is approximately $25.

Pre-registration is required.

Five week course: Jan 7 – Feb 11 (Extended by one week to account for make up sessions)

See what our Sumi-e students are saying:

“Very enjoyable and informative!”

Location:
Norfolk Botanical Garden

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