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Beginner’s Nature Art Workshops

students paint leaves in watercolor
Tap into your creative side with an introductory workshop on nature art. No experience necessary! Enjoy light refreshments as you learn the basics under the encouraging guidance of your instructor. A fun and popular program with something new each season.

 

Winter Foliage in Graphite (February 24 or 25) 

Register now below! Warm up by the fire and create a drawing of winter foliage using graphite pencils. Learn basic strokes and how to use shading to add dimension.

Instructor: Carrie Carlson
Note: No experience necessary; all levels welcome. Limit 15
Supplies: All supplies included.
Prerequisites: None

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Spring Flowers in Colored Pencil (April 7 or 8)

Capture the curves and color of a cheerful spring flower using colored pencils. After class, stroll through the Nature Artists’ Guild Spring Exhibit and get inspired to continue honing your new skills! Registration opens February 20, 2018.  Instructor: Kathy Steere

Fall Leaves in Watercolor (November 3 or 4)

Mix and blend colors to create a watercolor painting of a delicate fall leaf. After class, stroll through the Nature Artists’ Guild Holiday Exhibit and get inspired to continue honing your new skills! Registration opens August 21, 2018.


 

Course number: 
A042
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Saturday, February 24, or Sunday, February 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Founder’s Room, Thornhill Education Center

  • Section A: Saturday, February 24
  • Section B: Sunday, February 25
FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$39.00 members
$46.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.