Art Classes
Spring Botanical Art Series
Instructors: Margaret Saylor

Twelve Thursdays, Thursdays March 30 – June 22, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) *Please Note: No class on June 8, 2023
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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Spring Botanical Art Series (ARTBOTPK) The first two classes of the package are sold out. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please go to: https://bit.ly/MCCwaitlist or call 302.239.4244.

Purchase individual courses below for $155 per course or purchase entire series for $419. A detailed list of required materials can be found online with class description and attached to your registration confirmation email.
(1) Learning to Draw Spring Wildflowers This program is no longer available
(1) Wildflowers in Color This program is no longer available
(1) Refined Botanical Drawing 5/25/2023 10:00 AM
This program is no longer available
Learning to Draw Spring Wildflowers (ART107)
 
This program is sold out. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please go to: https://bit.ly/MCCwaitlist or call 302.239.4244.

Four Thursdays, March 30-April 20, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House

Discover the fascinating details of spring wildflowers from Mt. Cuba’s gardens in this relaxed, beginner-level class. Develop basic drawing skills through observing and sketching a variety of flowers, leaves, and branches. Explore line, shape, and form, and follow up with instructor demonstrations. Plenty of exercises will build confidence in drawing native spring flowers. No previous art experience needed.

Because this class takes place on-site while the garden is open to the public, general admission to the gardens is included in the class price. If you would like to visit the gardens after class, please stop by the Guest Check-In area.

A detailed list of required materials can be found online with class description and attached to your registration confirmation email.
This program is no longer available
This program is no longer available
Wildflowers in Color (ART124)
 
This program is sold out. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please go to: https://bit.ly/MCCwaitlist or call 302.239.4244.

Four Thursdays, April 27-May 18, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House

Bring yourself to the next level with drawing native wildflowers from Mt. Cuba’s unique collections. Continue to learn basic botanical drawing skills, such as composition, scale, and perspective, while introducing simple color techniques that add another dimension to your work. A series of step-by-step exercises, instructor demonstrations, and one-on-one feedback sessions provide a strong foundation in botanical drawing. Students may work in watercolor or colored pencil.

Because this class takes place on-site while the garden is open to the public, general admission to the gardens is included in the class price. If you would like to visit the gardens after class, please stop by the Guest Check-In area.

A detailed list of required materials can be found online with class description and attached to your registration confirmation email.
This program is no longer available
This program is no longer available
Refined Botanical Drawing (ART125)
 
Four Thursdays, May 25-June 22, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) *Please Note: No class on June 8, 2023
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House

Continue to refine botanical drawing and composition skills using color theory and exercises that reinforce botanical accuracy. Explore painterly techniques such as dry brush or watercolor washes that enhance individual style while remaining true to the tenets of botanical drawing. Sketch, compose, and execute a finished piece, applying the skills learned in all three sections of the Spring Botanical Art Series.

Because this class takes place on-site while the garden is open to the public, general admission to the gardens is included in the class price. If you would like to visit the gardens after class, please stop by the Guest Check-In area.

A detailed list of required materials can be found online with class description and attached to your registration confirmation email.
5/25/2023 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
$155.00
Pyrography - Woodburning Art for Beginners
Instructors: Nicole DeLizzio

Choose from available dates:
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) or
Saturday, May 6, 2023 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART245)
 
Both sections are nearly sold out. If the program shows as unavailable for the date you'd like, and you would like to be added to the waitlist, please go to: https://bit.ly/MCCwaitlist or call 302.239.4244.

Requires Date/Time
$44.00
Evening Photography Stroll
Instructors: David Greaves

Friday, May 12, 2023 (Rain Date: Friday, May 19) (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House and Gardens
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(ART172)
 
Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, and camera manual and dress for the weather.

5/12/2023 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
$29.00
Early Morning Photography
Instructors: David Greaves

Saturday, May 13, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, May 20) (7:30 AM - 9:30 AM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House and Gardens
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(ART171)
 
Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, and camera manual and dress for the weather.

5/13/2023 7:30 AM-9:30 AM
$29.00
Nature Photography
Instructors: David Greaves

Saturday, May 13, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, May 20) (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House and Gardens
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(ART177)
 
If you have a tripod and are interested in learning how to better utilize it, bring it along. Dress for the weather.

5/13/2023 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
$29.00
En Plein Air
Instructors: Randall Graham

Saturday, June 3, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, June 10) (10:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House and Natural Lands
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(ART206)
 
Spend the remainder of the class creating your own painting in a medium of your choice. Bring your lunch.

6/3/2023 10:00 AM-3:30 PM
$95.00
Eco-Printed Silk Scarves
Instructors: Sara Setzer

Choose from available dates:
Friday, June 9, 2023 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Friday, September 15, 2023 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM) or
Saturday, September 16, 2023 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART190)
 
Bring your lunch.

Requires Date/Time
$95.00
Felted Art: Moths, Bees, and Butterflies, Oh My!
Instructors: Sara Setzer

Saturday, June 10, 2023 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART176)
 
Bring your lunch.

6/10/2023 10:00 AM-2:30 PM
$49.00
Eco-Printed Silk Scarves - Advanced
Instructors: Sara Setzer

Choose from available dates:
Sunday, June 11, 2023 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM) or
Sunday, September 17, 2023 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART290)
 
Please bring your lunch.

Requires Date/Time
$95.00
Botanical Sun Printing
Instructors: Shelly Silva

Choose from available dates:
Saturday, June 24, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, July 8) (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) or
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (Rain Date: Sunday, September 17) (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART127)
 
This class includes walking in and out of the classroom (and up and down stairs) to expose prints to sunlight. Wear dark clothes as materials may stain.

Requires Date/Time
$69.00
Leaf-Casting Workshop
Instructors: Louise Clarke

Choose from available dates:
Saturday, July 22, 2023 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) or
Saturday, July 22, 2023 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART146)
 
Wear old clothes and bring a pair of sturdy rubber gloves.

Requires Date/Time
$39.00
Fun with Botanical Watercolor
Instructors: Judy Simon

Wednesday September 6 through Friday September 8, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART108)
 
Please bring your lunch. A detail list of required materials can be found with online class description, and attached to your registration confirmation email.

9/6/2023 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
$109.00
Craft a Fairy House
Instructors: Nancy Bell

Saturday, September 9, 2023 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House and Gardens
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Adult (ART198)
 
Dress for weather as class is held rain or shine. $8 for adults, $15 for kids (max 3 kids/adult)

Requires Date/Time
$8.00
Child (ART198)
 
Requires Date/Time
$15.00
Botanical Watercolor: Next Steps
Instructors: Judy Simon

Wednesday October 25 through Friday October 27, 2023 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center Copeland House
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(ART112)
 
Please bring your lunch. A detail list of required materials can be found with online class description, and attached to your registration confirmation email.

10/25/2023 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
$109.00

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