Jane M. Mason's Teaching Schedule

Learn and Grow

Jane loves to teach. She has taught art in various communities across the country and has been a college professor for a total of over 20 years.

From videos, to step-by-step photo essays, to White Papers, to blog posts, to supply lists, and structured classes—we’re all about learning & teaching.

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Cleveland Botanical Garden Classes

11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106
(In University Circle Area. Parking in garage in included in fee.)
Register online or by calling 216.721.1600 x100

Watercolor and Wine
Wednesday, February 24, 6 - 8 p.m.
Come in from the cold and celebrate the tropical Cuban-vibe of the “Watercolor Orchids” in Orchid Mania with this “Watercolor and Wine” event. Grab a friend and purchase an adult beverage* and snacks from the Garden Café as you create your own rainforest scene featuring orchids in trees, palms, and tropical foliage. Instructor Jane M. Mason of Watching Paint Dry, LLC guides participants through this step-by-step painting experience. Leave with a completed watercolor painting on a stretched canvas ready to hang on your wall. (Guests are welcome to paint their own scene if preferred.)

All levels of ability welcome and all art materials, Orchid Mania admission, and parking in the attached garage included. Register with a friend to enjoy this creative adventure together for an evening of fun amongst the orchids. Wine, beer, and additional menu items available for purchase from the Garden Café.

*Guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Members: $40. Nonmembers: $55

Register with a friend for an additional discount at the time of registration:
2 Member tickets: $70. 2 Nonmember tickets: $100 Please register in advance online here or by calling 216.721.1600 x100.

Hillcrest YMCA

5000 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
(Just West of Richmond Road on Mayfield Road)
Register in person or by calling: 216-382-4300


Watermedia Class to Create a “Welcome Spring” Card
For Adults
Monday March 7, 1-3pm (Single session class)

Using watercolor paint, watercolor pencils and crayons, and some collaging if desired, create a jubilant note card to celebrate the season. The card will be appropriate to send in an envelope, or to frame. Feel free to bring a spiritual message to incorporate. All supplies (including envelopes, and blank note cards, provided.) $8 supply fee paid to the instructor.

Register at the Hillcrest YMCA or by phone: 216-382-4300

Painting Flowers in Watercolor
For Adults
Four Mondays: April 4, 11, 18, 25, 1-3pm

This four-week session will introduce you to four different flower paintings (one per week) that you can paint along step-by-step with Jane M. Mason. Or, if you prefer, you may bring a photo to work from. Bring your own supplies, or supplies will be provided at $8/week, paid to the instructor.

Register at the Hillcrest YMCA or by phone: 216-382-4300

Painting Scenes of Water in Watercolor
For Adults
Four Mondays: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 1-3pm

Watercolor is such a natural medium for painting scenes of water. This four-week session will introduce four different types of water scenes: a lake, a river, puddles, and a beach. Paint along step-by-step with Jane M. Mason. Or, if you prefer, you may bring a photo to work from. Bring your own supplies, or supplies will be provided at $8/week, paid to the instructor.

Register at the Hillcrest YMCA or by phone: 216-382-4300




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