GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Let your imagination run free at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s “Animal Illustrations” class from 1-3 p.m. on Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22.

The class for students in grades 5-10 will teach participants about selected animals and creating original artwork with colored pencils. Local artist and class instructor Janet Porcelli will cover topics including color, value and composition.

All supplies are provided and pre-registration is required. The four-class series is $72 for Florida Museum members and $86 for non-members. For more information visit or contact Tiffany Ireland, (352) 273-2061.

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Writer: Morgan Lamborn
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