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Today in the Garden

Mission Monarch: Project Milkweed
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Camellia Airlayering Workshop
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Caterpillar Club Daily Activites
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Soap Making Workshop - Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Guided Walking Tour
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Night Sounds Walking Tour
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Tuesday, February 4th, 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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