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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL

Phone:
1-(305)-667-1651

Website:
www.fairchildgarden.org/

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From the Ground Up: Painting the Still Life in Oils at Fairchild

Class/Workshop, Education, Painting

Instructor Carlos Gallostra - From the novice to the seasoned, this class is designed to give you a leg up on crafting an oil painting from the ground up. Step by step, students will learn to facilitate drawing from observation, dive into theories on value and color, and with a stronger understanding of oil painting techniques, the student will apply their skill set to turn the form, capture the light, and finalize a realistic record of their subject.

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• Thu 5/24/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Thu 5/31/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Basics of Drawing: Bargue Studies with Carlos Gallostra at Fairchild

Class/Workshop, Drawings/Works on Paper

Come join us Monday mornings for this popular beginner class on the basics of drawing with Carlos Gallostra. Mastering basic drawing techniques can be a goal in itself or a tool for use in other media, e.g., watercolor, acrylic or oil. Through in depth studies of Bargue plates, learn the technical skills needed to translate three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional drawings, which can then be implemented into independent projects. No class May 28.

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• Mon 6/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Intermediate Drawing: Graphite, Charcoal and Conte at Fairchild

Class/Workshop, Drawings/Works on Paper

Instructor Carlos Gallostra - Take your skill sets in drawing to brand new heights with our intermediate drawing class taught by Carlos Gallostra. Exploring different types of media, the course reinforces methods in drawing from observation and also challenges the student to develop their own signature style through independent work. No class May 28. Member: $160, Non-member: $200

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• Mon 6/4/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

From the Ground Up: Painting the Still Life in Oils at Fairchild

Class/Workshop, Education, Painting

Instructor Carlos Gallostra - From the novice to the seasoned, this class is designed to give you a leg up on crafting an oil painting from the ground up. Step by step, students will learn to facilitate drawing from observation, dive into theories on value and color, and with a stronger understanding of oil painting techniques, the student will apply their skill set to turn the form, capture the light, and finalize a realistic record of their subject.

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• Thu 6/7/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Mango and Tropical Fruit Festival

Auction, Community Event, Education, Expo/Trade Show, Fair/Festival, Farmers' Market, Food/Tasting, For the Family, Gardening, General, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event, Social Media, Volunteer Event

Celebrating the mangos of Haiti and other favorite tropical fruits! Everyone’s favorite event is back to celebrate the king of tropical fruit and other tropical favorites! This year, we showcase the mango, along with other tropical fruits. Including: avocado’s, jackfruit, mamey, sapodilla, canistel and many more. Enjoy fruit displays, fruit tastings, tree sales, lectures and demonstration on growing them in your backyards, cooking demonstrations from local chefs, a beer garden, education and science surrounding the importance of these fruits and more! And, don’t forget about some of our mango festival favorites like the Mango Brunch and Mango Auction, both taking place on Sunday, July 15.

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• Sat 7/14/18 - Sun 7/15/18 at 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM