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The Park Palette
February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 4, 2021
Calling all students ages 10-18! Have you always wanted to explore nature painting but didn’t know where to start? Now is your opportunity to learn. Starting January 21, Park Naturalist and artist -Jessica Steinbach, will lead a three-week series on how to paint native animals and sunset landscapes using acrylic. Classes will follow a step by step format, and will take place at Bowdoin Park -Pavilion 5 from 3:30-5:00pm. All supplies will be provided, and students will be able to take their artwork home. Choose one workshop or take all three! Fee is $12 per class. Dutchess County Parks follows all NYS COVID regulations during program offerings and classes will close out at 9 participants. Class 1 Majestic Eagle Thursday, January 21, 2021. Youth will learn basic blending of colors and how to create highlights, shadows and textures. Class 2 Sunset Over the Hudson Thursday, January 28, 2021. Youth will learn how to paint reflections on water, as well as experiment with creating depth within sky and clouds. Class 3 Curious Red Fox Thursday, February 4, 2021. Youth will learn how to paint unique backgrounds, textures (such as fur), and how to paint small details using smaller brushes.