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Drawing Nature II

Schedule and Location

Four Tuesdays, July 9 through 30, 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

Grow your nature drawing skills under the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor. Building on the introduction of skills learned in Begin to Draw Nature, by the end of this class you will have a strong understanding of basic techniques and composition through demonstrations, practice, and one-on-one support from your instructor. Using provided botanical specimens you will:

  • understand the importance of structural accuracy
  • learn to achieve depth or distance in your drawing
  • learn to use pencil strokes to show texture
  • continue to develop eye/hand coordination.

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Kathy Steere, freelance artist

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

Course Details

  • Prerequisite: Begin to Draw Nature (A000) or equivalent experience.
  • Notes: Limit 15
  • Supplies: All supplies provided, courtesy of the Nature Artists’ Guild.
  • Course number: A002

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