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Visiting Artist Series: Pastel Dust with Marlene Donnelly

Schedule and Location

Saturday and Sunday, November 11 and 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$138.00 member
$162.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

Marlene Donnelly returns to the Arboretum for this weekend workshop in the use of pastel dust. Pastel dust is a medium that lends itself to great vibrancy and soft blending, perfect for botanical subjects.  Used in conjunction with pastels and pastel pencils it combines a fun, expressive painterly approach with the ability to achieve great detail. 

Instructor: Marlene Donnelly, nature artist
Prerequisites:This is an intermediate/advanced workshop. Drawing experience required.
Notes: Limit 18
Supplies: Click here to view the supply list. Please bring a lamp, as well. Some lamps will be available to borrow. 

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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.