Nature Art and Photography

Botanical art and illustration

Learn techniques for painting on a wooden surface using acrylics at at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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.
Grow your nature drawing skills under the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, May 31, June 14-28, 2018, 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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