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Nature in Graphite

Schedule and Location


Four Wednesdays, July 10 through 31, 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

Learn to capture nature with graphite, the perfect medium for textures. 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. Regular activities include daily drawing exercises, weekly home assignments, and constructive critiques.

Course number



Suzanne Wegener, freelance artist

Course Details

  • Notes: A supply list will be provided. Limit 15
  • Prerequisite: Begin to Draw (A000) and Nature Drawing II (A002) or equivalent experience are recommended.
Nature in Graphite