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Cristina Baltayian’s November Botanical Art Classes at the LA Arboretum

by Jill Berry, posted by Deb Shaw

Cristina Baltayian will be teaching “Botanical Art & Illustration” at the Los Angeles Arboretum, four Tuesdays in November: November 4, 11, 18, 25 10 am–2 pm; Oak Room $275 members; $295 non-members (includes admission) Explore colored pencil, graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on various papers, vellum and other surfaces. Class emphasis will include: plant observation, drawing, composition, color theory and matching, and medium techniques. All levels are welcome. Participants will enjoy personalized attention.

In conjunction with a project by BAGSC members, students may focus on portrayal of many of the last 50 years of LA Arboretum plant introductions in order to build a collection of paintings that will celebrate and document the invaluable contribution of the Los Angeles Arboretum to the state of California.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call the Registration Line at 626.821.4623. Garden admission is included when you register for a class. Class participation is limited to a minimum of 5 students and a maximum of 12.

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