Two sessions: Saturday, August 30, 1:00-3:30pm, and Saturday, September 6, 1:00-3:00pm
Develop your drawing and observation skills in this low-key two-session class for people with little or no drawing experience. You’ll learn the basics of materials and practice drawing indoors and outdoors n your own sketchbook. All materials provided. Mara is a widely exhibited local artist, a lecturer at UC Irvine, and has taught at CalArts and Long Beach City College. She is TPF’s 2014 Artist-in-Residence; her new body of work will be shown this fall in the Theodore Payne Gallery. Limit: 12. .
The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants, Inc., established 1960, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the understanding, preservation and use of California native flora. The Foundation preserves the legacy and carries on the work of Theodore Payne, a pioneering Los Angeles nurseryman, horticulturist and conservationist widely considered to be the father of the native plant movement in California.
We are located on 22 acres of canyon land in the northeast corner of the San Fernando Valley. Our full-service native plant nursery, seed room, book store, art gallery, demonstration gardens and hiking trails are open to the public year round. We offer classes for adults and families, as well as field trips to TPF and in-classroom programs for children. Friendly on-leash dogs are welcome and there is no admission charge!