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Spring – The Garden As Inspiration – Watercolor Class

Monday, April 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, May 9, 2022

$100

2022 SPRING The Garden As Inspiration Series – 6  Week Session

Watercolor: Spring Flowers in Wicker Park Gardens

Maria Mariottini, Instructor   

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VIEW STUDENT WORK from 2020 & 2021 on WPAC Facebook

 

DATES: Mondays April 4, 11, 18, 25  May 2, 9, 2022

TIME: 6pm – 7:30pm

LOCATION: The Robey Hall   2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

QUESTIONS: Doug.Wood@WickerPark.org

FEE: $100

COVID-19 COMPLIANT – Masks & Social Distancing Required in the Class Room

 

STUDENTS PROVIDE THESE SUPPLIES (Bring to the First Class)

–A block of watercolor paper approximately 8in x 12in

–Watercolors block or tube

–3 water color brushes of various sizes

–Masking tape – narrow (1/4in width) and wide (1in width)

–A board at least as big as your paper

–Small watercolor palette

–Paper towels or clean rags

Maria Mariottini will teach The Garden as Inspiration Watercolor Class,  a six week class that explores forms and textures in the Spring Wicker Park Garden. The first session will be an intro to the materials and technique. Each following session will have a focus to encourage expanded skill in using watercolor. The goal after 6 weeks is to fill your notebook with observations and your paintings that will fuel ideas and aspiration for your future work.

Maria Mariottini has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and a Master in Educating Adults from DePaul. She produced the Bucktown Arts Fest for 20 years and still serves as a juror. She is committed to the value of arts and community.

SHARE WORK WITH OTHERS – EACH WEEK – We will share our work at the End of Class, discuss what we produced and take tips from others about what worked for them to obtain their final work.

The Goal of the Series is to explore the Wicker Park Gardens as a source of inspiration to YOU as you learn various painting and drawing techniques, to meet and share your work with others, and to assist in funding the 10,000 sq. ft. of gardens in Wicker Park.

**The Garden As Inspiration Series is a Project of the Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP with The Robey Chicago and The Chicago Park District.

READ Our Urban Times ARTICLE about 2020 The Garden As Inspiration Drawing Class in the Park

 

Details

Date:
Monday, April 18, 2022
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$100
www.wickerpark.org

Organizer

Wicker Park Advisory Council
Email:
info@wickerpark.org
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Venue

Wicker Park Gardens
1425 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
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Wicker Park Field House
1425 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
312-742-7553

1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 9am-6:45pm
Sat: 10am-2pm
Sun: Closed
Hours may change – Verify at (312) 742-7553

Park Supervisor
Keith Jones