Monday open workshops are designed and taught by Heeyoung Kim for those who finished courses for beginners with her, and continue to hone their painting skills with her personal assistance. Students are encouraged to choose and study their own specimens with long term goals. Every year, Heeyoung and her students mount Annual exhibition at Brushwood Center, which has become tradition at the beautiful historical house at Ryerson Woods. $85 per session. For registration, congact Heeyoung. Brushwood Center: 21850 Riverwoods Rd, Riverwoods (Deerfield), iL
This one year program is designed by Heeyoung Kim for beginners. Studetns will start from Drawing Fundamentals 1, 2, 3 & 4, and continue with Watercolor Botanical 1, 2 & 3. Each class is focused on techniques and demonstrations by the instructor, and each students can receive lots of one on one guidance during the class. After finishing the program students can move on to either a half day workshop on Saturdays or a full day workshops on Mondays to continue to pursue boanical art and illustration. $215 for a course of 5 weeks. For registration, contact Heeyoung.
Two Mondays: September 17 & 24, 2018. 10 am - 4 pm. There is something magical in old style pen nib and a bottle of ink, while convenient michanical pens or pigment lingers are available. Heeyoung Kim uses crow quill pen nibs for her fine botanical illustrations, and she will teach how to use them in this two days workshop. $85 per session. For registraion, contact Heeyoung.
Septemge 29 & 30, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, 2018. A two days workshop with focus on techniques. Either for a beginner or those with some watercolor experices, this will be a good chance to improve painting skills, especially with gren leaves in botancials. For registration, contact Heeyoung. At the moment, the class is full, but contact me to be in the waiting list or for additional workshop in the future.
What do you need to know to create botanically informative and scientfilcally accurate drawings and paintings? in her botanical art program at Brushwood Center, Heeyoung Kim always emphasizes the scientific facts of plants and the necessity of adding them in botanical artworks. In this one day workshop with renowned Australian botanist/artist/instructor, JJP, students will have opportunity to learn an expert's perspective through presentation and some hands on drawing. Registration through Heeyoung Kim
Opening Reception: November 4, 1 pm - 3 pm, 2018, at Brushwood Cetner. This annual exhibition has become a celebration for art, nature and Brushwood mission as well as each artist's achievement. More than 60 artworks in watercolor, ink, and graphite will be displayed all over the beautifully renovated historical house built in 1942 as a summer house for Edward L. Ryerson family. Year by year the Brushwood annual botanical exhibit charms locals with the beauty of the ancient art form.
Visiting artist workshop with Rogerio Lupo from Brazil. April 26, 27 & 28, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, 2019. Rogerio Lupo is one of the finest contemporary illustrators in the world with many top awards from prestigious venues. Heeyoung Kim is excited to invite him to Botanical Art Program at Brushwood Cetner for this special workshop. For registration, please, contact Heeyoung Kim. Read more about him https://rogeriolupo.blogspot.com
Visiting artist workshop with Rogerio Lupo from Brazil. May 3, 4 & 5, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, 2019. Rogerio Lupo is one of the finest contemporary illustrators in the world with many top awards from prestigious venues. Heeyoung Kim is excited to invite him to Botanical Art Program at Brushwood Cetner for this special workshop. This is the second workshop planned after the first one (April 26, 27 & 28) was booked up even before it was announced to the public. In order to give an opportunity to broader audience, this second one was set up. This second one will be Hybrid which students can choose either ink or graphite as the main medium. Fee: $365 for current students at Brushwood Center, $400 for others (Early Birds during September and October, 2018: $370). For registration, please, contact Heeyoung Kim. Read more about him https://rogeriolupo.blogspot.com
September 17 & 22, 9 am - 1 pm, 2018. This workshop is designed to meet demand on ink illustration for those who cannot make Mondays. Similar contents will be taught with some reduction due to the time limit. For registration, contact Heeyoung. $57 per session.
Sketch or color summer flowers at urban oasis, Lurie Garden at Millenium Park. Lurie Garden is designed by renowned landscape designer, Piet Oudolf and it provides various programs sponsored by the city of Chicago. Heeyoung Kim is one of a few invited artists and Chicago citizens can enjoy outdoor sketch with her guidance. For registration, contact Heeyoung.