Art Classes


Colored Pencil

Botanical Techniques


Course Description:

This 6-week course will take your skills up to the next level. Topics include the effects of the pencil on papers, layering, blending techniques, and color effects. This time around, participants will produce one or two renderings. The focus will be on composition, image isolation (no backgrounds), details, realism and the use of frisket and masking to keep the picture clean.


Skill Level:

This course is for those who have already taken Beginning Colored Pencil Botanical Drawing



March 6 - April 17 (Skipping March 20)

Wednesday evenings, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (6 weeks)



Perkowitz Art Studio

116 S. IL Route 83 • Grayslake, IL 60030



$200 / 6 weeks, not including supplies.


Supply List:
View the suggested supply list here.

The approximate cost is $20 -$25 and available through any fine art store such as Blick Art Materials.



Phil Shorn has over 32 years of experience as a professional graphic artist. He focuses on achieving through the detailed use of colored pencils.



For more information call the Perkowitz Art Studio at




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Session Starts March 6,


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116 S. IL Route 83  •  Grayslake, IL 60030  •  phone 847-372-0451