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Continuing and Innovative Education presents Informal Classes The University of Texas at Austin

Art in Nature Series (AN)

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offers the perfect backdrop for the Art in Nature series. Colorful wildflower meadows, vibrant water features teeming with fish and turtles, and flitting butterflies and acrobatic hummingbirds in lush gardens make capturing the beauty and wonder of the natural world easy for budding artists. This nature based art series is geared towards those interested in learning the foundations of Wildflower/Nature Photography, Wildflower Watercolors, Floral Silk Painting, Botanical Illustration and Ink Painting on Paper. Try your hand at these exciting classes either as a comprehensive series or as an individual class.

This series is comprised of four full days and two half days of Art in Nature courses (please note Floral Silk Painting will meet on two different days, three hours each day).  Sign up for all five classes in the series and receive 10% off of your enrollment (please note the 10% discount is already built into the course fee)!

Wildflower Center members can receive an additional 10% discount off their enrollment.  To become a Wildflower Center member please visit  Once you have become a member you must return to the Informal Classes site to register, be sure to select the discount button when checking out.

Courses included in this package: Nature/Wildflower Photography, Wildflower Watercolors, Floral Silk Painting Class 1 & 2, Botanical Illustration, & Ink Painting on Paper - 4 full day meetings and 2 half day meetings.

Please note Floral Silk Painting (class 1 and 2) will take place from 9am-12pm on Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and May 18th.

Also note that the Wildflower/Nature Photography class is scheduled from 9am to 5pm on April 26th.

There will be a lunch break from 12-1pm for all full day classes.  The Wildflower Center Café will be open during the break.

The courses in this package must be taken as scheduled and cannot be exchanged for other courses or other course dates. Any and all changes made after enrollment will be subject to a $10 transaction fee, per person, per individual course. Classes can be taken individually. Enrollment in any course outside of this package will be charged at the non-discounted rate.

Most classes do not include art supplies. It is the responsibility of the student to purchase or bring their own art supplies. Supply lists have been provided for each class. A supply fee is indicated when supplies are provided by the instructor. Payment is made directly to the instructor.

Dress for weather (sunscreen, hat, water, etc.); some class time may be spent outdoors.

Class #: IC14512