Daniel Stowe Garden Offers Specialty Papercrafting Class

  • Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 3:02 p.m.
    UPDATED: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 3:12 p.m.

BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden this October will offer special continuing education classes that feature: birds, special areas of the garden, papercrafting and photography.
 
Upcoming classes in October include:
 
Birding Walk, instructed by volunteers Gail Ice and Ann Mozingo – Oct. 8, 9 to 10 a.m. Stroll through the gardens, Meadowood Walk and Persimmon Trail to scout for seasonal birds – observe nesting patterns and establish a basis for bird counts. Some previous walks have documented as many as 24 different species of bird! These walks are free with Garden admission.
 
Digital SLR III – Composition, instructed by Dave Kelly, DEK Photography – Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Use the various elements of composition to direct the eye of the viewer to elements of the image you want them to see. Learn composition skills needed to create balance and harmony for a beautiful result. This class requires a digital SLR camera and is $40 for Garden members and $46 for non-members.
 
Horticultural Highlight Walk, led by Garden staff – Oct. 19, begins at 1 p.m. Join our professional horticulture staff as they take you on a custom tour of the Garden. Guides will highlight what’s in bloom, seasonally relevant gardening tips and behind-the-scenes details. Each walk is a unique experience. Specific topics and guides will be announced the week before on the Garden’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/DanielStoweBotanicalGarden. These walks are free with Garden admission.
 
Digital SLR IV – Available Light Portraiture, instructed by Dave Kelly, DEK Photography – Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m. to noon. This course will discuss classic portrait poses and lighting techniques using available light. The course also includes a lecture and in the field portrait photography. A digital SLR camera with a flash or optional flash is preferred for this course. This class is $40 for Garden members and $46 for non-members.
 
Papercrafting, instructed by Suzanne Patz, Stamp and Paper Artist – Oct. 27, 1 to 3 p.m. Impress your friends and family as you use rubberstamps, gift cards and other elements to create autumn-inspired pieces. This class is $18 for Garden members and $22 for non-members, with a $5 materials fee.
 
 
For more information or to register for a class, please visit www.DSBG.org or call 704-829-1252.

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