Seymour Library Garden Art Challenge

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Accept the library’s Garden Art Challenge! We will be sharing pictures of our beautiful gardens on our social media and our website (check below), pick a picture that inspires you and create a work of art. 

Share your creations with us at seymourlibrary@seymourlib.org by Sunday, May 31.We will put together a virtual gallery on our website on Friday, June 5th. The “grand opening” will be announced on our Facebook page. 

Visit the library’s Facebook for inspiration and local artist spotlights, how-to videos and other resources for creative inspiration.

Find your inspiration here with our garden gallery

Local Artist Spotlights

Local Artist Ed Catto
Ed Catto

Visit the library’s Facebook for inspiration and local artist spotlights, how-to videos and other resources for creative inspiration. 

Local artist Ed Catto has accepted the challenge! Check out this sneak peak of his work of art, done with inked colors, featuring his youngest daughter Lacy Rae, reading with flowers.

Watercolor Tips from Christy Lemp

Get some watercolor tips from local artist Christy Lemp. Watch her video to discover how to start creating your watercolor flowers, including blending color and using water to create movement in the background and flowing petals.

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Discover your creative side with Creativebug

“Botanical Watercolor Illustration”, “Painting Abstract Florals”, “Daily Painting Challenge: Flowers, Fruits and the Natural World”-are just some of the classes available to check out on Creativebug. 

Creativebug, the library’s newest online resource, offers thousands of awards winning art and craft video classes taught by artists and designers. The perfect place to explore what medium you want to use to create your Library Garden Art Challenge artwork. Classes for all age groups. All you need is your Seymour Library card and PIN. Visit seymourlibrary.org/elibrary to get started.

Check out this Creativebug video tutorial created for you by Seymour Library: