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Clark County Wetlands Park to hold Painting Program Oct. 1

Spend an afternoon painting Plein air landscapes in the natural beauty of the Clark County Wetlands Park with Melanie La May, a local painter and illustrator. The topics cover picture-making techniques which translate into any medium. Beginner and intermediate artists will learn tips and techniques related to painting with speed, composition, and vibrancy.

Melanie La May is one of Southwest Art Magazine's 21 artists under 31. She creates oil, watercolor, and digital paintings and sculptures, developing an interest in portraiture, spirituality, and nature. Her artwork is on public display as part of Clark County, Nevada’s Zap! project and in many private collections. In 2021, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts summa cum laude from Laguna College of Art and Design in Drawing and Painting with Illustration emphasis.

The program is for ages 10 and older, and the fee is $20. Click here to register.

Programming at Wetlands Park reflects its commitment to connecting people to nature. The unique and amazing resources of the Park are not only important to the residents and visitors in the Las Vegas Valley but also to wildlife. Join them for one of their educational or recreational programs. Programs are offered to a variety of ages and interests.

Program fees help support continued Wetlands Park programming. Scholarships are available for fee-based programs. Learn more here.

The Clark County Wetlands Park is located at 7050 Wetlands Park Lane. For more info, call (702) 455-7522, email or visit


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