Drawing Mammals

Learn the fundamentals of mammal anatomy and tips for sketching from photos and specimens from the Field Museum collection. We will practice blocking in basic body shapes and fur, discuss species specific anatomical indicators, and learn how to capture personality in our drawings.

Instructor: Carrie Carlson, artist
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 18
Supplies: Bring pencils or other drawing materials you prefer to use, and a sketchpad or drawing paper.

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Schedule and Location

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

  • Section B: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (register below)

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember

Registration Information

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