Botanical Art for Everyone – All Levels Welcome!

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 1:30 PM

This class, for the beginner and advanced student, will focus on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students will draw and paint fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).  Using traditional botanical illustration techniques and contemporary interpretations of flora, this class will encourage expressive freedom while still honoring the beauty inherent in its plant subjects.  Beginners will learn the basics of botanical art, while advanced students will be encouraged to explore new combinations of media and techniques. A materials list will be provided upon registration.

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How To Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 6:00 PM

You purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera. How do you take advantage of its many features? The class will cover which lenses are best suited to your particular needs and how to use your camera settings to take full advantage of the lenses. Basic flash and lighting techniques, different focal length lenses, basic camera functions and the unique features of your particular camera will be explained. (Please bring your camera and manual.) Resolution, exposure modes and auto focus will be covered, as well as custom functions and when to use them. The class will discuss cameras made by Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Leica. 

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Fairchild Challenge Art Show (Elementary School)

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 2:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate the culmination of The 2014-2015 Fairchild Challenge 
and recognize the achievements of participating students and schools throughout South Florida.

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