Botanical art and illustration

Botanical art and illustration

Intro to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, and roots relate to water, light, nutrients, and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, January 19-February 16, 2016, 6:30-9:30 pm

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop: Landscapes

Learn to simplify a specimen into a few well placed strokes with the minimalist approach of brush painting at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, March 20, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Recycled Mosaic Windows

Upcycle glass objects and create a unique mosaic work of art at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 5 and Sunday March 6, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Fabulous Trees in Fiber

Create a fiber tree wall hanging using free form crochet at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Botanical Art With Colored Pencil

Explore the nature of color and how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum.4 Wednesdays, February 24-March 16, 2016, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Botany Inspired Mandalas

Visit the Herbarium and design a mandala based on herbarium sheets. 4 Mondays, February 22-March 21, 2016, 6:30- 9:30 pm.

Contemporary Nature Art

Learn how to blend oil paints and cold wax to create a nature themed collage at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, February 7, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Winter Plants: Graphite on Scratchboard

Capture the textures of plants in winter using graphite on white scratchboard at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, February 4-18, 2016, 9:30-12:30 p.m.

Botanical Art with Pencil

As you study and draw the details of living plants, you will learn the techniques of pencil drawing at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, February 2-February 23, 2016, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Begin to Draw Nature

Learn the basics of nature drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Mondays, January 18-February 8, 2016, 6:30 -9:30 p.m.