july, 2022

23jul10:30 am3:30 pmGEMS OF THE RAINFOREST IN WATERCOLOR AND COLOR PENCIL10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event Details

Saturday, July 23, 2022 | 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Take in sunlit moments splashed with vibrant colors from the Richard H. Simons Tropical Rainforest as we draw and paint from its wondrous beauty. Join fellow artists as we explore this treasure from our garden and capture its essence under the guidance of Carlos Gallostra. Using references taken from a wide array of tropical species from the rainforest, we’ll take these back to the studio where you will be able to develop a dynamic illustrative work in watercolor, color pencils, or mixtures of both. All levels are welcomed!

The program fee does not include materials. Please click here to view the syllabus with the complete list of suggested and required supplies

Ticket Rates
Members $35
Non-members $45

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Tickets are nonrefundable. This class runs rain or shine.

Instructor biography: Carlos Gallostra is a representational artist whose practice has been shaped under numerous celebrated mentors in the U.S. and Italy throughout the years. He holds a B.F.A. from the prestigious New World School of the Arts of Miami, where he has taught over the past ten years, as well as an M.F.A. and an M.S. from the Pratt Institute of New York. In addition, he has furthered his studies at various ateliers, academies, and museums throughout the U.S. and abroad. Next to crafting his work, he takes great joy in imparting ideas, approaches, and helping his students find their voices in the arts.

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