to Dec 17

Monday Open Workshop at Brushwood Center

Monday open workshops are designed and taught by Heeyoung Kim for those who finished courses for beginners and/or intermediate level 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. This class will continure in 2019.

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 

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to Dec 21

4th Annual Enriching Life at Brushwood Center: Works by Heeyoung Kim & Brushwood Botanical Artists

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. 78 artworks in watercolor, ink, and graphite by 25 artists 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.   

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to Dec 22

Saturday Open Workshop, 9 am - 1 pm

Are you working on your own projects and need some help? This half day open workshop at Brushwood Center will be a perfect option. Heeyoung will assist each individual’s project in various media (graphite pencil, pen and ink, watercolor and/or colored pencil) in person. $50 per session. For registration, contact Heeyoung.

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to Feb 5

New: Tuesday Watercolor: Intermediate Level, 2019, 9:30 am -12:30 pm

This botanical watercolor class for students at intermediate level is continuing with existing students who took drawing and watercolr basic classes last year. New students with watercolor experiences are welcome to join. Students will continue to practice on basic techniques, but more advanced techniques will be emphasized in order to gain better control over the medium.

Details: Tuesdays, Jan 8 - Feb 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, Brushwood Center, $250 for 5 weeks, $50 per session.

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to Feb 5

New: Drawing Fundamentals 1: Botanical Drawing for Beginners 2019, Tuesdays, 1-4 pm

In this new course, students will learn basic techniques of pencil drawing: understanding the medium, understanding light and shadow, tone and depth, building form and more. The course will continue through Drawing Fundamentals 2, 3 and 4. After finishing this drawing course, watercolor class will continue through the year.

Details: Tuesdays (Jan 8 - Feb 5, 2019, 1 - 4 pm, Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods). $240 for 5 weeks, $50 per session. For registration, contact Heeyoung.

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to Feb 10

New: Weekend Special: 2 Day Workshop: Delicate, yet Rich Color in Botanical Watercolor, Feb 9 & 10, 2019

We know it takes long to create a perfect looking botanical artwork in watercolor. However, when prepared well, and approached smartly, we can reduce the painting time significantly. In this 2 day workshop, Heeyoung will share her approach to get delicate, yet intense color fairly quickly.

Details: Weekends, Feb 9 & 10, 2019, 9:30 am - 4 pm, Brushwood Center. $180. For registration, contact Heeyoung

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Visiting Artist: Botany for Artists by John Pestoriza Pinol (Sold Out)

 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

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John Pestoriza Pinol, from Australia

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to Oct 30

Tuesday Watercolor: Beginning Level 3

Beginning level botanical watercolor focusing on essential techniques. Every week new painting topic is introduced with demos by the instructor. The course will be continued toward the end of the year. Beginning Level 4 will be on Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 & Dec 4.

Classes are on Tuesday, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. 10 am - 1 pm. $47 per session. For registration, contact Heeyoung Kim.

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to Sep 30

Painting Leaves in Botanical Watercolor (Sold Out)

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. 

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to Sep 24

Botanical Ink Illustration with Nib Pen (Sold Out)

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.  

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to Sep 25

Tuesday Watercolor for Beginners

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. 

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Sketch at Lurie Garden, Millenium Park (Sold Out)

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. 

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