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Botanical Arts

Explore your creative side with a classes such as nature drawing, botanical painting, or garden photography, or by attending one of our nature-inspired craft workshops. You’ll build your artist’s eye, meet a community of creatives, and play in the natural world.

Header image courtesy Brenda Ciardiello

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

September 2022

This event is sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email mschmidlkofer@brit.org. Perfect for the beginning watercolorist, this class will cover basic watercolor techniques, color theory, composition, prevention and correction of common watercolor “mistakes,” and techniques for creating realistic plant portraits. At the end of this series, students will have all the tools […]

Sep 27 2022 - Oct 11 2022
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October 2022

In this class, you will learn the simple process of creating beautiful and unique prints on fabric using Texas native leaves. You will learn about fabric preparation, the secret to crisp, clear and colorful eco prints, bundling, steaming and simmering techniques as well as how to create multi-colored prints. Instructor: Becky received her degree from […]

Oct 22 2022
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Fort Worth Weavers Guild invites you to join two of its members for an afternoon of weaving. You will learn about and see some of the steps involved in the ancient craft of creating cloth. They will also have looms available to try a bit of weaving yourself. You will also enjoy a personalized […]

Oct 29 2022
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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November 2022

Do you ever look at the bouquets in the grocery store and wonder “How can I make something beautiful with those flowers?”  Well, after this workshop, you will be able to do just that!  We will go from a bunch of flowers wrapped in plastic to a beautiful centerpiece in a short time and you […]

Nov 11 2022
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Do you ever look at the bouquets in the grocery store and wonder “How can I make something beautiful with those flowers?”  Well, after this workshop, you will be able to do just that!  We will go from a bunch of flowers wrapped in plastic to a beautiful centerpiece in a short time and you […]

Nov 12 2022
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Eager to engage your inner-artist and learn, or polish, drawing skills? This monthly drawing class offers personal instruction in mastering line, form, shading, composition, balance, and more as you practice in the beauty and tranquility of our gardens. This month, we will be taking a unique, behind-the-scenes look in one of the Garden’s working greenhouses! […]

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Past Classes and Workshops

October 2022

Registration for this session has closed. Join us next month! Eager to engage your inner-artist and learn, or polish, drawing skills? This monthly drawing class offers personal instruction in mastering line, form, shading, composition, balance, and more as you practice in the beauty and tranquility of our gardens. *Starting in October, Drawing the Garden is […]

Oct 01 2022

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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
FWBG
September 2022

Registration for this event is now closed. Join our exciting new workshop Bountiful Blooms and spend the day with Zan learning to capture the essence of flowers! In the morning the emphasis will be on guided technique and encouragement to play with various tools, including a catalyst wedge in preparation for the afternoon. After lunch, […]

Sep 10 2022

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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Eager to engage your inner artist and learn – or polish – drawing skills? This monthly drawing class offers personal instruction in mastering line, form, shading, composition, balance, and more as you practice in the beauty and tranquility of our gardens. Registration is for a single session. Please note that due to high summer temperatures, […]

Sep 03 2022

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9:00 am - 11:00 am
FWBG
August 2022

This event has been canceled due to low registration. Eager to engage your inner artist and learn – or polish – drawing skills? This monthly drawing class offers personal instruction in mastering line, form, shading, composition, balance, and more as you practice in the beauty and tranquility of our gardens. Registration is for a single […]

Aug 06 2022

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9:00 am - 11:00 am
FWBG
July 2022

In this workshop you will learn to create botanical cyanotype prints. You will learn how artists made the first photographs of plants and flowers using this camera-less technique. Enjoy experimenting to make unique compositions using local flora from the Garden or bring your own plant specimens.

Jul 09 2022

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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We apologize for any inconvenience, the originally scheduled July 2 Drawing the Garden event is unavailable. We are currently working with the instructor to reschedule. Thank you for your understanding. August and September dates for this class are currently open for registration. Eager to engage your inner artist and learn – or polish – drawing […]

Jul 02 2022

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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Point of Contact

Erin Starr White
Director of Community Education 

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