Colorful Cactus Portraits – 9am to 12pm

The cool temperatures of winter have arrived, time to get outside and draw! In this class, we’ll practice foundational drawing skills while observing the many unique species of cactus found in the garden. We’ll use watercolor paint to add a vibrant whimsical twist to our cactus portraits, taking inspiration from the designs of Mexican Talavera pottery. Graphite and watercolor.

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All levels welcome!

20% Member discount

Date: 01/12/2020

Time: 9am to 12pm

Price: $75

Class availability limitations: Full


 Saraiya Kanning

Saraiya Kanning

Saraiya Kanning is a visual artist and creative writer with a passion for plants, animals, and ecology. She works in a variety of mediums, including ink, watercolor, and silk painting. Some of her favorite projects include watercolor journaling in Rocky Mountain National Park and Canyon de Chelly, illustrating Sonoran Desert flora and fauna through silk painting, and silk painting mountain landscapes on scarves. In the classroom, Saraiya seeks to cultivate an atmosphere of mutual support and friendship while inspiring curiosity and joy through art making. View Saraiya’s art at

This class is presented in partnership with The Drawing Studio: