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Monday Intensive Workshops and Saturday Basic Courses, 2017

Monday workshops are designed to keep balance in improving drawing/painting techniques and pursuing students' own long term projects at the same time. Each month there are 2 weeks of a workshop with a topic,  and 2 open workshops. 

  • 2 week of a workshop with one topic are preferably registered as one session at $170. 
  • 2 open workshops can be registered per day ($85) 
  • Registration by emailing or calling Heeyoung Kim
  • Email: hk@heeyoungkim.net
  • Call: 847-903-7348
  • Time: 10 am - 4 pm
  • At Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods: 21850 N. Riverwoods Road, Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Students are invited to 3rd Annual Students Exhibition, Nov 12 - Dec 22, 2017

Monday Workshop Details

July Workshops: July 3, 10, 17

 

Maximizing three dimensional effect in drawing and painting

Open workshop: July 24. Field Sketch Trip: July 31

 


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August Workshops: 

 

Intricate Shadow in Drawing and Painting: Aug 7 & 14

Pen-and-Ink workshop: Basics and More, Aug 21 & 28


September Workshop:

Painting Summer Wildflowers: Sep 11 & 18

Open Workshop: Sep 25: Get ready for 3rd Annual Student Exhibit


October Open Workshops: Oct 2, 9, 16, 30

Get ready for the 3rd Annual Students Exhibit, Nov 12 - Dec 22, 2017

Opening Reception: Nov 12, 1 pm - 3 pm, 2017


November Workshops: Nov 6, 13, 20, 27

Painting for Holidays


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December Workshops: Dec 4, 11, 18

Trying a new medium:  Stay Tuned! 


Saturday Basic Courses: Graphite & Watercolor, 2017

Saturday classes are designed for beginners or artists who wish to brush up basic drawing/painting skills. Step by step, easy-to-follow instruction will make every one feel comfortable to learn.
Beginners and new comers to my program are recommended to take these foundation classes and move on to the intensive Monday workshops.   Each course: 4 Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm, $228. 


Saturday Drawing Courses Details

Drawing Fundamentals 1: Beginners Course- Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4 - Understanding materials, value & form, light & shadow

Drawing Fundamentals 2: Beginners Course- Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 15- How to draw 3 major flower types. Measuring techniques for free hand drawing

Intermediate Level Drawing 3: Jun 24, Jul 8, 15, 22- Perspectives and foreshortened form in flower and leaf drawing

Advanced Botanical Drawing: Aug 27, Sep 2, 9, 16- Composition & flower arrangement for complicated botanical drawing. (Attention: Aug 27 is Sunday- changed due to schedule conflict)

 


Saturday Watercolor Courses Details

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Watercolor Workshop 1: Beginning/Intermediate Level: Feb 11, 25, Mar 11, 18- Branches and Seed Pods

Watercolor Workshop 2: Beginning/Intermediate Level: April 29, May 6, 27, Jun 10- Watercolor botanical with seasonal flowers- Various colors from subtle to rich

Watercolor Workshop 3: Beginning/Intermediate Level: Jul 29, Aug 5, 12, 19- More leaf painting? Yes, it's never enough!

Watercolor Workshop 4: Intermediate/Advanced Level: Sep 23, 30, Oct 7, 14- Pushing Boundary- Playing with light and composition

Saturday Open Workshops: Oct 28, Nov 4, 8, Dec 2, 9, 16- 9 am-1 pm, $57 per day. Students can work on their own projects, and Heeyoung will introduce new subjects, too! Stay Tuned!


Workshops as a Visiting Artist

3 Days Workshop at Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show: March 3, 4, 5- Painting Orchids

2 Days Workshop with Reed Turner Botanical Artist Group: June 3, 4- Drawing Foreshortened Leaves and Flowers. 

3 Days Workshop with Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators at the John Heinz National Refuge Center at Tinicum, Oct 20, 21, 22- Maximazing 3-D Effect in Watercolor Botanical. 

For inquiries about visiting artist workshops, please, contact Heeyoung!