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University of Illinois Extension serving Livingston, McLean and Woodford Counties

McLean County
1615 Commerce Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: 309-663-8306
FAX: 309-663-8270
Email: uie-lmw@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 11:30-12:30 pm)

Livingston County
1412 S Locust
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-1776
FAX: 815-842-6547
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

McLean County
UNITY Community Center
632 Orlando Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4041
FAX: 309-663-8270
Hours: Monday - Friday 11am to 7:00 pm

Woodford County
109 East Eureka Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3789
FAX: 309-467-6034
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Upcoming Events

4-H Art Exploration Workshops

February 19, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM )

McLean County Extension Office
1615 Commerce Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61704 (McLean County)

With school being closed for President's Day on Monday, February 19, why not get a jump start on your 4-H projects?

The Extension office is excited to offer two different Visual Arts workshops on Monday, February 19.  Youth, ages 8 to 14, are invited to attend one, or both, of these sessions.

Cost is $20 dollars per workshop and includes all supplies.

Space is limited, so make sure you register early.  Registration officially closes February 12.

Workshop 1: Still Life Acrylic Painting (9:00 am-Noon)


Train your hand to create what you see! In this workshop, students will complete an observational painting. Artists will design a still life arrangement with a variety of provided props.  They will explore the techniques of proportion, scale, and perspective to illustrate a still life composition.  Artists will also have fun color mixing with acrylic paint! 

Workshop 2: Cartooning with Comic Strips (1:00 pm-4:00 pm) 

Let's learn to tell a story through art.  In this workshop, we will spend time conceptualizing and designing characters, storyboarding, and layout design.  Captivate your audience with your artistic skills!