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Title: 4-Hour Class for Kids Ages 8-15 and Special Adult

This workshop will introduce live raptors to participants with a discussion of how they fit into our natural world. Following the short presentation, the class will be introduced to the tools and techniques to portray live birds or bird artifacts. Bring a camera of any type to capture reference material.

Cost: $40

Cancellation fee: 50% before March 1 for both classes.

Location: The Raptor Center

Contact: 612-624-4745, or email to register or for more information.

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Additional materials needed:

3 Drawing Pencils-2H, HB, and 4B artist quality such as Faber-Castelle 9000, Derwent Graphic, or Staedler Mars Lumograph
Small hand pencil sharpener or sandpaper sharpening pad
1 large kneaded rubber eraser, and a pink eraser wedge (Pink Pearl)
1 metal eraser shield
1 small plastic or metal ruler
1 inexpensive 2"chip brush for wiping off erasure crumbs
Tracing paper pad, 11" x 14, most transparent you can find, such as Canson Foundation Calque or Bienfang Parchment 100. Suggested Art Stores--Wet Paint St. Paul, U of MN Bookstore, Dick Blick

March 14, 2015


March 15, 2015

10:00 a.m.



10:00 a.m.



Ongoing Events

The Raptors of Minnesota
The Raptors of Minnesota program is presented from 1 to 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday (except holidays and days The Raptor Center is hosting a special event). Meet a variety of live raptors and learn what you can do to help protect the environment we share. Program includes a tour of The Raptor Center and the outdoor housing area, home of 32 education raptors. Openings available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Program cost:

  • $5.50 per student or senior
  • $8.00 per adult



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