Canvas Creations – Almond Blossoms

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Washington is not the only city with beautiful blossoms as illustrated by this gorgeous rendition of blooms in Southern France. Van Gogh created this lovely painting of almond blossoms to celebrate the birth of his nephew and namesake, son of his brother Theo and sister-in-law Jo.  As a symbol of his nephew’s new life, Van Gogh chose an almond tree, which blooms early in southern regions, announcing the coming spring as early as February.

Canvas Creations (previously Cocktails and Canvas) is the perfect chance to learn the basics of acrylic painting while enjoying the company of friends and other creative folks. Our instructors will help you whether you are a total beginner or looking to brush up your skills and paint in a social setting.  You won’t walk out of here as a master, but you sure can have a very nice copy of one!

At VisArts, each student receives a partially sketched 16 x 20  canvas — an important step that ensures success for beginners as well as more experienced painters.  Our wonderful instructors will walk you step by step through the entire process and all materials, including brushes, easels, paints, and aprons are provided.

This class is for students 14 years old and above.

Due to the necessary safety protocols, there will be no food and drinks served in this class. Attendees must wear masks to the event and seating will be set up for optimal social distancing. All shared materials will be washed before the class and gloves will be available. 



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