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FULL! Art in the Park: Cyanotype Printing

This class has reached capacity! For Adults! Join Sarah Butcher, who delights in capturing urban scenes, for fun interactive classes in the park, where Mount Vernon Place itself will be your inspiration. In this free Cyanotype Printing class you will learn the basics of this simple printing technique invented all the way back in 1842 while sipping wine in beautiful Mount Vernon Place: mixing the chemicals, treating the paper, taking a photographic negative, and ultimately, […]

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FULL! Art in the Park: Mobile Device Masterpiece

This class has reached capacity! For Adults! Join teacher Sarah Butcher, who delights in capturing urban scenes, for fun interactive classes in the park, where Mount Vernon Place itself will be your inspiration. For Adults and Teens! In this free Mobile Masterpiece class you will learn to use FREE smartphone/tablet apps – available for both Android and iPhone – to photograph scenes in Mount Vernon Place and create artistic compositions with just your fingertips! We […]

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FULL! Art in the Park: Watercolor (& Sip)

This class has reached capacity! For Adults! Join Sarah Butcher, who delights in capturing urban scenes, for fun interactive classes in the park, where Mount Vernon Place itself will be your inspiration. In this free Watercolor class you will learn the basics of “plein air” watercolor painting while sipping wine in beautiful Mount Vernon Place: choosing a composition, using sight-sizing techniques, creating a sketch, deciding what palette of colors to use, painting scenes with watercolor, […]

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Art in the Park: For Kids! Faux Stained Glass

Join our teacher Sarah Butcher, who delights in capturing urban scenes, for fun interactive classes in the park, where Mount Vernon Place itself will be your inspiration. Art supplies generously donated by Blick Art Materials. In this fun, interactive class for kids age 7-12, the participants will learn about the history of stained glass, as well as about pattern, color, radial balance, and why windows like this were important to the people building the church. […]

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FULL! Art in the Park: Watercolor (& Sip)

This class has reached capacity! For Adults! Join Sarah Butcher, who delights in capturing urban scenes, for fun interactive classes in the park, where Mount Vernon Place itself will be your inspiration. In this free Watercolor class you will learn the basics of “plein air” watercolor painting while sipping wine in beautiful Mount Vernon Place: choosing a composition, using sight-sizing techniques, creating a sketch, deciding what palette of colors to use, painting scenes with watercolor, […]

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Art in the Park: For Kids! Painted River Rocks

Join our teacher Sarah Butcher, who delights in capturing urban scenes, for fun interactive classes in the park, where Mount Vernon Place itself will be your inspiration. Art supplies generously donated by Blick Art Materials. In this fun, interactive class for kids age 7-12, the participants will learn about the locally quarried stone that the Washington Monument was built from, and execute different techniques for painting smooth river rocks. Each child will make and take […]

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