Rocks, Minerals, and Bones in Colored Pencil

Instructor demonstrates with colored pencil while students look onCapture the color, glimmer, and mottling of rocks and minerals using colored pencil. Learn to set up a still life and take reference photos you can work from later. Watch demonstrations of colored pencil technique and then work under the guidance of your instructor.

This is an intermediate/advanced level class; if you are just starting out in colored pencil, check out Nature in Colored Pencil this spring.

Instructor: Kimberly Mullarkey, freelance artist
Notes: Click here for supplies. Limit 15
Prerequisite: Previous experience in colored pencil required.


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Schedule and Location

Three Fridays, January 26 through February 9, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$95.00 member
$112.00 nonmember

Registration Information

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