As you study and draw the details of living plants, you will learn the techniques of pencil drawing, develop your eye-hand coordination, and learn the structures of the plants you draw at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, June 2 through 16 and June 30, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., or four Saturdays, August 27 and September 10 through 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Nature Art and Photography
Learn the basics of drawing nature in this course designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, June 4-25, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., or four Mondays, September 12-October 3, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Photograph frogs in a natural setting at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:00-4:00 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. Dates and times vary starting June 7, 2016
Kick back and relax with a night of coloring, complete with a cash bar and cheese and crackers at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, June 16, 2016, or Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Apply pastel techniques to the challenging subject of trees in the landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Create field sketches of summer landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, or Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Explore the summer prairie through the lens of your camera at The Morton Arboretum. Three Thursdays, July 7 through 21, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and two Saturdays, July 9 through 16, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Discover the best ways to use your phone to capture attractive images, a selection of good starter apps, and some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, July 9, 2016, or Saturday, September 3, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Connect with the outdoors though theatrical play with the cast from Nature at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 to 8:00 pm or Saturday, July 23,10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
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