Learn how natural history artists traveled the globe with scientific expeditions and made significant contributions to the exploration, discovery, and documentation of plants through the centuries at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Botanical art and illustration, Adult programs
Learn to simplify a specimen into a few well placed strokes with the minimalist approach of brush painting at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 29, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of drawing nature in this course designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Mondays, March 31-April 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
This workshop will guide, enlighten and inspire the illustrator into the realm of birds at The Morton Arboretum. Friday April 4-Sunday April 6, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. .
Spend a day learning the basics and create a colored pencil drawing of a spring flower at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday April 5 or Sunday April 6, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Learn the names of the wildflowers covering the forest floor in spring at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 12-May 10, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Explore the nature of color and how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Saturdays, April 19-May 17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Be inspired by the rare print and art collection of the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 19-May 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Combine techniques & creativity as you choose your own subject to create a unique & personal watercolor painting at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Wednesdays, April 23-May 21 and June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
We will study the structure of flowers, then using polymer clay we will create a sculpture of a flower to display or wear at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, April 24-May 8, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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