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Begin to Draw Nature

Schedule and Location


(Register Now)
Four Thursdays, April 25 through May 16, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center 


(Registration opens May 21, 2019)
Four Saturdays, September 7 through 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to noon
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 the basics of drawing nature in this course designed for true beginners. We will discuss everything from how to hold your pencil to what kind of paper to use. You will have time to work on drawing skills in a no-pressure setting. A great confidence builder!

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Kathy Steere

Kathy Steere is a freelance artist, face painter, and Arboretum instructor.

Course Details

  • Notes: No experience necessary. Bring a pencil with an eraser and a folder to hold papers. All other supplies will be provided. Limit 15
  • Supplies: All supplies provided, courtesy of the Nature Artists’ Guild.

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