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PEEC: Painting Class With Lisa Coddington July 27

on July 16, 2017 - 9:09am
Rufous hummingbird and Indian paintbrush flowers by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Artist and instructor Lisa Coddington is returning to teach a one-day workshop on painting using botanical and natural subjects July 27 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is great for all skill levels. The workshop is 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27. Register to learn techniques for creating realistic, still life and nature-inspired art.
Participants will explore watercolor techniques that portray plants and animals. With easy to understand demonstrations and master artist examples, Coddington will work to reinforce confidence in creating dimensional, summer-themed subjects. Her next class is Aug. 10 and focuses on drawing plants and animals.
Coddington earned her Master of Art in Illustration at Syracuse University. She has illustrated a children's book and received commissions by regional and national firms for her artwork and art instruction. Her whimsical characters have been licensed for ornaments and also are featured on greeting cards.
Coddington's designs also are applied to home textiles for major retailers. She has exhibited at SURTEX Licensing show in New York City for seven years, and she is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists. Coddington has been instructing for more than 10 years, and she teaches at Santa Fe Community College. She also leads specialized art retreats around New Mexico and the U.S.
To learn more about Coddington and her work, visit
The cost of this class is $70, or $56 for PEEC members, which also includes a resource list and supportive handouts. Village Arts typically carries all the necessary supplies, which range in price from $30 to $35 per participant. Advance registration is required, and space is limited. To register or learn more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit email or call 505.662.0460.