Looking for a new hobby to liven up your time at home? Already a painter but want to practice your skills? Participate in a live virtual nature painting session via YouTube! This comprehensive tutorial will include tips for all aspects of painting, from color mixing to finishing touches, that will make your art come alive. No matter what your experience level is, you’ll have a blast painting and learning about some of our favorite subjects in nature. This month, paint a gorgeous scene of Minnesota’s state butterfly while learning all about these incredible insects.
This is an acrylic painting course. Acrylic paint can stain clothing, so make sure your workspace is protected and you wear a paint shirt or apron. This program is for adults ages 16+. Preregistration is required.
Have your own materials? – $20
This includes access to the live virtual program, a downloadable PDF of the painting outline and instructions.
Need the materials? – $45
This includes access to the live virtual program, a downloadable PDF of the painting outline and instructions + materials kit. Kit includes:
- 11 x 14 canvas
- 10 pack of brushes of varying size
- Paints: red, blue, yellow, black, and white
- Paint palette for mixing colors
- Printed outline and instructions
- Tracing paper
Pick up the materials kit at our Main Office contact-free the day of the program (your confirmation email will contain more details).
Once you register, you will receive an email the morning of the program with the link to the live virtual program, a downloadable PDF of the painting outline and instructions on how to tune in and interact with the naturalists the evening of the program.