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Nature Art and Photography

Botanical art and illustration

Marlene Donnelly returns to the Arboretum for this weekend workshop in the use of pastel dust. Saturday and Sunday, November 11 and 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Create a ready-to-hang, personal piece of Arboretum art you can display in your home or give as a gift. (CANCELED) Four Thursdays; October 26 through November 16, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Photograph the autumn season in a bold and impactful way through the art of the simplicity in this weekend workshop with photographer Josh Merrill at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1:00 to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 22, 2017, 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Develop your skills as a nature photographer through thoughtful compositions at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, March 3 through 24, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Grow your nature drawing skills under the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, October 25, November 1, 8, and 15, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Explore the world of dragonflies and other insects under the microscope at The Morton Arboretum. Two Thursdays, October 5 and 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Make colorful, textured paper using eastern fibers in this Japanese papermaking workshop at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Sunday, August 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Capture a bit of nature on scratchboard, a form of engraving at The Morton Arboretum. (Spaces Still Available) Saturday, August 19, or (Canceled) Sunday, August 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn to use water-soluble colored pencils to create a vibrant painting of the Arboretum. New schedule: Two Fridays, August 18 and 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The botanical world is full of difficult textures to paint. Learn to conquer them in this intensive two-day workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 4, or Saturday, August 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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