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Edison and Ford Winter Estates offering art classes

By Staff | Jan 22, 2020

PHOTO PROVIDED Artist Marie Dyer teaches how to create a one-of-a-kind painted silk scarf at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers.

The Edison and Ford Winter Estates offers educational opportunities throughout the year for all ages.

In partnership with local artists, it is offering several art classes for adults.

The upcoming classes are as follows:

– Jan. 26: Botanical Drawing Basics at 9:30 a.m.

Megan Kissinger will teach how to draw botanicals from the Edison and Ford Winter Estates. All skill levels welcome. Class will take place in the River Pavilion. Cost is $40 for Edison Ford members and $60 for non-members.

PHOTO PROVIDED Megan Kissinger instructs students on drawing botanicals at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates.

– Feb. 8: Drawing and Making Valentine Mandala Cards at 9:30 a.m.

Megan Kissinger teaches how a mandala is formatted as participants draw in the gardens. Cost is $40 for Edison Ford members and $60 for non-members.

– Feb. 22: Landscape Painting at 9:30 a.m.

Marie Dyer teaches how to paint a landscape using acrylics. Class takes place in the River Pavilion. All skill levels welcome. Cost is $90 for Edison Ford members and $100 for non-members; materials included.

– March 1: Zen Drawing in the Succulent Garden at 9:30 a.m.

Students will be inspired by nature as they stroll through the gardens with Megan Kissinger. No experience is required. Cost is $40 for Edison Ford members and $60 for non-members.

Advance registration is required; class size is limited to 25.

To register, visit “http://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/education/adult-classes”>www.edisonfordwinterestates.org/education/adult-classes or stop by the ticket office.

For more information, call 239-334-7419.