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Beginner’s Nature Art Workshop: Drawing Fall Leaves (Online)

Schedule and location

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (CANCELED) Please call the registrar's office if you would like to transfer to another art class.

Fees and registration

$20.00 member
$27.00 nonmember
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 or to be waitlisted ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course description

Create a drawing of a delicate fall leaf. For this live online class, all you need is a pencil and an internet connection! Tap into your creative side with an introductory workshop on nature art. No experience necessary. Learn the basics under the encouraging guidance of your instructor.

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Carrie Carlson

Carrie Carlson earned an MFA in Scientific Illustration at the University of Michigan and an MA in Printmaking from Governors State University. She is a full-time high school art teacher. In her free time, she loves to fill up travel sketchbooks and grow a rowdy garden.

Course details


  • This program will take place using Zoom video conferencing. A link will be provided to all registrants by email. Registrants should click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time.
  • New to Zoom? Watch this short video to learn how to join a webinar.
  • Please add registrar-ed@mortonarb.org to your address book. You will receive an email from this address with the link to join class.
  • Registration closes five hours before class begins. Participants will need access to the internet via a computer or mobile device.
  • Registration closes five hours before class begins.
  • Limit 30

Supplies: Before class, please gather the following supplies: a pencil (a #2 will do), a pencil sharpener, an eraser (a kneaded eraser if possible would be ideal), a few sheets of smooth paper (a sketch pad is great, but copy paper works too), a Q-tip for blending, and a few leaves from your neighborhood trees (photos of leaves can work in a pinch).
Prerequisites: None

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