Gardening & Botanical Crafts
Learn to bring the beauty of one-of-a-kind flowers, floral arrangements and seasonal plants into your home. Phipps offers an ever-changing selection of Gardening & Botanical Crafts classes for beginners and seasoned pros, from indoor bulbs to out of this world holiday wreathes and centerpieces.
Compositional Techniques for Macro Photography
|Dates:||Wednesday, July 9, 16, 23 and 30|
|Time:||6:30 - 9:30 p.m.|
|Fee:||$ 120 members; $160 non-members|
|Location:||Botany Hall at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens|
In this class, students will review tried-and-true compositional techniques and learn how to apply them to macro (close-up) photography scenarios. The course structure also allows time for Conservatory assignment shoots, during which tripods can be used, as well as group print review. Participants of all experience levels are welcome; however, any cameras used must be able to shoot macro images.
An Easy Way to Draw Workshop
|Dates:||Saturday, Aug. 16|
|Time:||10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Fee:||$ 40 members; $50 non-members|
|Location:||Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park|
This one- day workshop covers topics such as left versus right brain drawing, negative and positive spacing, and how to render objects in three dimensions. Throughout the day, participants will also develop problem-solving skills and other techniques through a variety of hands-on projects.