Art in the Garden: Painting the Natives

Date: Friday, May 25, 2018

Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM

Instructor: JoAnn McGeever Metzger

Location: Arroyo Room & Garden Grounds

Member: Afternoon Art 3 @ $15.00
Nonmember: Afternoon Art 3 @ $20.00
Volunteer: Afternoon Art 3 @ $10.00

Join the Garden's Spring Art Club as they capture the structure and beauty of native wildflowers in vibrant watercolor. An optional walk in the Garden begins 30 minutes prior to class for participants to choose their own favorite native plants to illustrate!

All levels are welcome.


Jo Ann MetzgerJoAnn McGeever Metzger teaches all levels of students from beginners to experienced artists. Join her in exploring California’s native plants through art.


Recommended Supplies

Limited materials are available for checkout, but we strongly recommend participants bring...


  • HB Pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • 90 lb Sketching Paper


  • Watercolor Set (Winsor & Newton's student-grade half-pan "cotman" or similar)
  • #4 Watercolor Brush
  • 140 lb Smooth Watercolor Paper (cold- or hot-press)
  • HB Pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser

Afternoon Art in the Garden

Members can register for all 3 classes to receive a discount
-or- register for each class individually, see dates & class details below:

Drawing the Natives
3/23, 12-2pm

Painting the Natives
4/6, 12-2pm

Painting the Natives
5/25, 12-2pm