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Autumn Textures in Graphite

Schedule and location


Four Thursdays, October 31 through November 21, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$138.00 member
$162.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course description

Capture curled leaves and seed pods--the perfect textures for graphite. This intermediate class will build upon your foundational skills in graphite, focusing on the unique textures found in late fall. Add a touch of watercolor later in the session.

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Suzanne Wegener

Suzanne Wegener is a freelance artist specializing in natural history illustration and education in pencil, pen & ink, watercolor and gouache. She has a degree in Scientific Illustration and teaches regularly in the Chicagoland area. 

Course details

  • Notes: Held indoors. Limit 15
  • Supplies: Bring graphite supplies and paper (details to be provided).
  • Prerequisite: Begin to Draw Nature (A000) and some experience with graphite recommended.

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Autumn Textures in Graphite