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Nature Art and Photography

Botanical art and illustration

Using pen and ink, you will learn to balance and manipulate black and white elements while creating the illusion of value, depth, and texture in your botanical illustration at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Four Tuesdays, February 21 through March 14, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Become a nature photographer. Move beyond shooting in automatic; learn how to adjust your camera’s manual settings to get the shot you want at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, February 3 through 24, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Create a three-dimensional pumpkin or plaque, perfect for either the Halloween or Thanksgiving holiday at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Altering books is the process of recycling books for another purpose using gesso, pasting, cutting and image altering at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Sunday, March 19, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn to create your own unique collection of linoleum block prints at The Morton Arboretum. Two Saturdays, February 10 and March 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This class will cover the best ways to use your smartphone to capture attractive images, and recommend a selection of good starter apps for some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of how to use your new camera at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Enjoy a glass of wine and create an arrangement or a painting that celebrates spring colors at The Morton Arboretum. Section C has been canceled. Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Learn to creatively use light in your photography. Improve your results by considering the quantity, color, and quality of light found during the course of the day and throughout the seasons at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, April 7 through 28, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum.Four Saturdays, March 3 through 24, 2018, 9:00 to noon

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