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Visiting Artist Series: Underpainting Techniques with Laverne Bohlin

Schedule and Location

Two days: Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$138.00 member
$162.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

A painting of a creek and trees in summer.Utilize watercolor to prepare a preliminary underpainting for your outdoor painting
studies. Join returning artist Laverne Bohlin and learn to apply watercolor to represent
composition, shapes and light and dark values in your subject matter. Then apply soft
pastel to complete the piece. Class will be held both indoors and outdoors.

Instructor: Laverne Bohlin, freelance artist
Notes: Class will take place mostly outdoors. Some drawing experience required. Bring a sack lunch. Registration closes on August 30, 2018. Limit 16
Supplies: Click here for a supply list.

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Course Details

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW, opens new tab
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.


Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.