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Nature Art and Photography

Course List

  • Journaling is a great way to connect with nature, reduce stress, and improve mindfulness. You don’t have to be a great artist or writer to do it! In this online workshop, your instructor will help you get started, and provide some ways to slow down, observe carefully, and capture what you see with words and sketches. Monday, January 25 or February 1, 2021, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.: Attend live session online.
  • Learn how to take great nature photos with your iPhone in this online class from The Morton Arboretum. Whether you are new to photography or new to smartphones, discover techniques for capturing the season with your iPhone. Saturday, January 30, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to noon (Central time): Attend live session online.
  • Learn to use watercolor to capture nature in color. In this four-week class, you will learn watercolor techniques such as laying a wash, glazing, and dry brush at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, February 11, 18, 25, and March 4, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:30pm: Attend live sessions online.
  • Learn to use your digital SLR camera to capture beautiful nature images in this online class with The Morton Arboretum. Three Saturdays, March 13, 27, April 10, 2021, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.: Attend live sessions online and Two Sats., March 20 and April 3, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.: Attend sessions on-site.
  • Get the botany basics you need to identify plants in this online, self-paced class. Whether you are a natural resources volunteer or specialist, gardener, naturalist, or artist this class provides the fundamentals you need to get started. Thursday, Jan 21, Feb 18, or March 18, 2021, noon (Central time): Access self-paced materials online.
  • Pour a glass of wine, follow along and paint a cheerful floral wreath in this live, online class with The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.: Attend live session online.