Botanical Art Certificate Program
Engage your senses, discover hidden talents, and explore a more personal relationship with plants and the environment in this studio art program. Courses in drawing, painting, and color theory will help you develop your technical skills and further your understanding of art and the creative process.
Who should participate? People wanting to nurture their creativity, improve their artistic skill, and experience plants, nature, and our shared environment in new ways. No prior art experience is needed.
Botanical Art Certificate Program Autumn Portfolio Review
Monday, October 24 – November 4, 2016
After completing or verging upon completion of all required Botanical Art Certificate coursework, students will prepare and present a portfolio of finished botanical artwork for review. Instructors from the certificate program will be conducting the review of the artwork, and results will be emailed to each student upon completion. Click here for more information on the review process and directions for portfolio dropoff.
Online registration is unavailable 24 hours prior to the class start date. You may still register by calling (847) 835-8261.
|Class Title||Start Date||Supply List|
|Botanical Drawing 1||Sat., Jan. 7 - 9:00 am||Supply List|
|Botanical Drawing 3||Sun., Jan. 22 - 1:00 pm||Supply List|
|Plein air-style Colored Pencil Drawing in the Greenhouses||Sun., Feb. 12 - 8:00 am|
|Botanical Watercolor: Exquisite Orchids||Fri., Mar. 3 - 9:00 am||Supply List|
|Color Mixing||Sat., Mar. 11 - 9:00 am||Supply List|
|Expressive Watercolor||Sat., Mar. 11 - 1:00 pm|
|Botanical Drawing 2||Sun., Mar. 19 - 1:00 pm|
|Innovative Approaches to Pen and Ink Drawings with Watercolor Washes||Thu., Apr. 27 - 6:00 pm|
|Solving Color Challenges in Color Pencil||Sat., Apr. 29 - 9:00 am|
|Colored Pencil Drawing Course||Mon., May. 1 - 6:00 pm|