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Create a 3 part drawing that documents your in-depth exploration of a tree using observation, notation, and sketching. Watch Meet A TreeCollection ConnectionChiura Obata, Untitled (Redwood Tree Spire, Alma), ca....
Create a collection of botanical postcards as you explore the San Francisco Botanical Garden—or any other special garden!Watch The Beauty of Plants, One Postcard at a TimeCollection ConnectionIn the painting A Dandelion...
Do you want to inject some creativity into your Zoom meetings? Why not bring some art into your meeting? We’re thrilled to present twenty-four images of works of art and architecture, each hand-picked by the Fine Arts...
Young artists will explore the sculptural properties of modeling dough, considering texture, pattern and form. They can use their hands and a selection of tools from home to create texture and pattern on the surface of the...
When I was a kid, Juneteenth was always a magically timed celebration. School was just letting out, the frigid Minnesotan air would hastily change to thick heat that stuck to your skin, and the church barbecue would last...
FRANCISCO ROSAS: Thank you, Terry, for chatting with us for Pride Month. It has been a very thrilling one for the GLBT Historical Society. Can you share some of what the Society has been up to and the details of your...
Join us for the last episode of Season 3 with multidisciplinary artist Lava Thomas. Drawing from her family’s Southern roots and current and historical socio-political events,  artist Lava Thomas centers on ideas that...
Create a flower painting in close detail, inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s Petunias (1925). Learn about the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors on the color wheel. Mix light colors using white and make shadows...
Hear from Angela Hennessy and Tahirah Rasheed, co-founders of the Bay Area artist collective See Black Womxn. Through art and theory, See Black Womxn, are telling their own stories as well as their communities in order to...
In this project, students learn about primary colors and how to mix secondary colors using paint. They learn how the color wheel describes the relationships between the colors while making a color wheel of their own. Watch...

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