Study and draw the details of living plants to learn the techniques of pencil drawing at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Wednesdays, September 9-30, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Adult programs, Botanical art and illustration
You will learn how to handle watercolor, which is a classic technique used for botanical illustration at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, September 16-Oct. 14, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m..
Learn the names and characteristics of native and introduced plants flowering in the woodlands, prairies, wetlands, and other areas of the Arboretum during this program. 4 Saturdays, September 19-October 10, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn the whimsical art of broken china (pique assiette) mosaic while making an embellished cement garden bench for the yard at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 19, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., and Sunday, September 20, 10:00 a.m.-Noon
Recommended for new certificate students and graduating students to prepare for the juried portfolio requirement of the Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate at The Morton Arboretum. Monday, September 21, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Learn to identify the trees you see every day in the woodlands and neighborhoods of the Chicago region as you enjoy their brilliant fall colors at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, September 26-October 17, 2015, 1:00 –5:00 p.m.
Altering books is the process of recycling books for another purpose using gesso, pasting, cutting and image altering. Altered books can be used for sketching and journaling. Sunday, September 27, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Learn to create your own unique collection of linoleum block prints at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, October 3 and 24, 10:00 am-3:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Mondays, October 5-November 2, no class Oct 19; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a glass of wine and create a colorful expressionistic painting or a charming terrarium with found objects at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
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