Spring is almost gone, but the world is still in bloom. Anyone can take a picture of all these nice flowers, but I bet you’ve always wanted to be able to paint them. Well now you’re in luck! “Tiny Gardens” is a basic watercolor class taught by local painter Martin Swift focusing on our floral friends.
You will learn basic watercolor techniques including brush handling, color mixing, and some sneaky tips so you don’t make a huge mess. Towards the end of class students will have the opportunity to paint their own tiny gardens to take home and put in the bathroom or on the fridge or wherever.
The price of the class ($70) includes all materials, an hour of instruction, and an hour of guided painting.
Take a gander at @mrtnswft on instagram to peep some of his work.
About your host, Martin Swift
Martin Swift is a painter and illustrator who focuses on contemporary figurative realism and absurdist narrative. Through oil paintings and detailed pen and ink drawings, he investigates compelling ideas of gender, sexuality, childhood uncertainty, and science fiction. He graduated with a BFA in Painting from Carnegie Mellon in 2012, and has shown in Berlin, London, New York, Washington DC, and Pittsburgh.