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Nature Art and Photography

Course List

  • Improve your photography skills as you learn to observe nearby nature through your camera lens in this hands-on workshop. Everyday moments take on new meaning when you look at them with the eye of an observer. Three days: Wednesdays, June 2 and 9, 2021, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Central time) Online and Saturday, June 5, 9:00 a.m. to noon In-Person
  • Sumi-e is the Japanese word for “black ink painting” a style of art in which the brush strokes capture the spirit (Ch’i) of nature rather than a photographic likeness. Emphasis is placed on the beauty of each individual stroke of the brush. Three Thursdays, June 10 to 24, 2021, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Central
  • Enjoy a creative morning outside with this art class “en plein air” at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 12, 2021, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or Friday, June 18, 2021, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Can a black-and-white photograph communicate the vibrancy of nature as well as--or even better than--color? In this workshop, nature photographer Mike Baker makes the case for black-and-white landscape nature photography. Three days: Wednesdays, June 23 and 30, 2021: Live Zoom session, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Central time), and Saturday, June 26, 2021: In-Person, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. (Central time)