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  1. Wed Oct. 7 - Wed Oct. 28

    VIRTUAL FIBER ARTS AND FABRIC DYEING Four 2-hour virtual classes. We will explore the many ways of creating art and functional pieces with fabric and other fibers. Students will learn home and eco-friendly dyeing techniques and make small weaving, sewing and embroidery projects. Open to all levels. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Ages: 16+
  2. Wed Oct. 14 - Wed Nov. 4

    VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn watercolor techniques and how to apply them to a painting. Techniques include washes, brush work, glazing and color mixing. Practice each skill and combine them in a final project. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+
  3. Fri Oct. 16 - Fri Nov. 6

    VIRTUAL BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental painting techniques and create a painting from still life, landscapes or colorful abstraction. Explore adding mediums for transparency, texture, color mixing and mark making. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+
  4. Fri Oct. 23

    Rockwood Park Family Stroll Scavenger Hunt Enjoy the beauty of Rockwood Park and Museum and the Power of Nature. Family based scavenger hunt that provides participants the opportunity to explore different parts of the park, the existing plantings, and the history of the existing structures. Great opportunity for parents with children participating in virtual education to supplement their child's learning.Social distancing and face masks required, along with temperature checks and a brief COVID form. Please meet your tour guide at the Visitor's Entrance. Pre-Registration is required for this activity. Confirmation email prior to the activity will be sent to confirm attendance. Please call Rockwood for additional information, 302-761-4340.
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