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Exploring the Art of Ikebana

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Join us and learn the general history and meaning of ikebana. Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Sogetsu School, students will practice a basic upright arrangement and see variations on this style, such as reversed upright, slanting style, and use of a nageire container. You will leave with an introductory knowledge of the meaning of ikebana and...

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$159

Bonsai Refinement and Show Display

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Just in time for the August bonsai exhibition at the Garden, this workshop will help get your tree and display ready to show. With each stage of development in bonsai, different techniques are needed to increase the refinement of your tree. We will focus on the detail wiring, refinement, and basics of bonsai display Bring your tree, stand, scroll,...

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$49

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Botanical Art "Learn How" Series

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This series of classes is for anyone who has an interest in learning how to draw and paint but feels intimidated at the thought. Heeyoung Kim’s step-by-step instruction and guidance will allow you to learn and have fun doing it. Plan to spend the day and register for both sessions at once to receive a ten percent discount.  Learn How to Draw...

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$562

12 sessions

Calligraphy and Floral Decoration

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn the art of beautiful writing and the flourishes of botanical illustration. Beginners, start with the basics of calligraphy and floral decoration for invitations and cards. More experienced students, polish your skills and complete a project. Additional supplies required.

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$299

6 sessions

Michigan Avenue Design and Plantings

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Join award-winning landscape architect Pamela Self as she discusses the design and installation of the Michigan Avenue median planters in Chicago. The display provides more than three miles of enjoyment for pedestrians, motorists, and bicyclists. She will share her inspiration for the design, plant selection, and collaboration with local arti...

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$39

Journaling Botanical Beauty of Autumn

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Every bit of nature is worth sharing, or just keeping. Some can write a story, and others can paint. We can do both by journaling: a visualized story. In this class students will make their own sketchbook. Students will draw and add color with colored pencil or watercolor pencil. We will look for inspiration in the Garden or the Greenhouses.

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$312

6 sessions

Design Your Own Garden

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Do you ever wish you could design your own flower beds? With this class, you will learn design principles and understand how to use color. Make this the year your garden really pops.

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$37

Designing Thematic Garden Styles: Formal, Traditional

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Designing a garden often goes beyond deciding which plants to use and the type of function it should create. When finding inspiration for a design theme, a landscape design should complement the home architecture—whether formal, traditional, or modern—to ensure the style planned is conducive to its setting. This course will teach in greater depth...

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$199

3 sessions

Botanical Journal of Spring Flowers in Mixed Media

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Do you want to express the beauty of nature in lines and colors, but are not sure how to start? How about journaling spring flowers from your garden? The instructor will show how to use simple tools such as graphite/colored pencil, pen, and/or watercolor. You can record what happens in your garden and tell your personal story with your own drawing...

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$312

6 sessions

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Pen and Ink 3

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

In this studio class, students will learn how to create a traditional illustration plate that conveys complete scientific information of a plant, which can accompany a book or research paper. Also, more artistic rendering in contemporary style will be introduced. Students will use a crow quill pen (dip pen) and experience tranquil beauty of ink. ...

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$298

6 sessions

Watercolor Delicate Flowers Lush Leaves

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Green leaves create the beautiful surroundings during these early fall months, but they can be the most challenging plant component for botanical artists. In this studio class, designed for students with a foundation in drawing and watercolor, the instructor will demonstrate various methods for painting realistic looking leaves. The class will discuss...

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$298

6 sessions

Made-for-the-Shade Container Workshop, Evening Session

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Need some color in the shade? Take a Garden walk to view shade-loving plants, and then create your own container. We will use a variety of plants, including perennials and annuals. Please bring garden gloves and a large box for the finished project. All other materials are provided.

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$89

Stone Carving: Garden Sculpture Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Enjoy a creative break and the opportunity to carve an heirloom garden sculpture from a block of Indiana limestone under the creative direction of sculptor DJ Garrity. Use simple hand tools to create works inspired by their botanical surroundings in the form of flowers, plants, or sculptures featuring the human face.  Garrity, who resides in...

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$699

4 sessions

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