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F15/25 Drawing to Learn

Saturday, September 19, 2015
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Windham County Extension Center

F15/25 DRAWING TO LEARN: the art of nature – a two-part series

Instructor: Shirlee Sheathelm FEE: $75.00 Non‐Master Gardener $60.00 Master Gardener

DEADLINE: September 11, 2015

This class is limited to 15 attendees. You must contact the coordinator, , before registering to assure there is room for you.

A good way to learn about nature and sharpen your powers of observation is to try to draw what you see. This class is intended for people who want to learn about nature, plants and gardening through drawing. No previous art training is necessary. It will be a hands‐on class in observing and drawing plants and other natural materials under the guidance of artist and art teacher, Shirlee Sheathelm. A sketch book, pencils and other materials will be provided. You are not required to attend both parts of the series, but it is recommended.

Shirlee Sheathelm is retired from the Mansfield Public Schools where she was an award‐winning teacher. She has received honors for her work both locally and at the state level. Shirlee holds a BA and MA in drawing and painting from Michigan State University. She is certified in art education. Shirlee exhibits her work locally and is an active member of the Artist Open Studios organization.



Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar

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