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Nature Art and Photography

Learn to mix the multitude of greens that nature offers in this intermediate/advanced watercolor class at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Four Mondays, January 23 through February 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Learn about the photographers who shaped the way we see nature at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Warm up by the fire and tap into your creative side with an introductory workshop on drawing at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 28 or Sunday, January 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of how to use your new camera. Whether a point & shoot or a digital SLR you will be introduced to focus, exposure, histograms, and how to take a picture in the field at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Compose dramatic photographs of water in its many forms in this nature photography class for intermediate and advanced photographers at The Morton Arboretum. Three Wednesdays, February 1 through 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Create a nest in a pencil drawing. Observe and capture the essence of nest structures and their intricacies in combination with subtle additions not necessarily present in the specimen at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, February 3, and Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn about pine cones and conifers and how to capture their details in watercolor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, February 8 through March 1, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Add artistry to your nature photography with creative effects at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn to create your own unique collection of linoleum block prints at The Morton Arboretum. Two Saturdays, February 11 and March 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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. Four Tuesdays, February 21 through March 14, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.