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Friday, December 19, 2014

32. January & February Workshops in 2015

                           Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Arisaema triphylum, watercolor, ©Heeyoung Kim

Saturday Workshops at Brushwood Center at Ryersonwoods

January: Composition Study
Compelling composition turns an ordinary house plant into a stunning artwork.
In January workshop, we will study how to make unique and appealing composition in your botanical art. Students are recommended to select their own specimens, in pots preferably, because they need to be studied for long period of time.
The composition studies will be developed into watercolor paintings.

February: Bold & Modern Design in Ink
Composition studies from January will be further developed into more traditional ink study, but in modern design. Using unique features of crow quill pen nibs, students will be able to find this 'almost forgotten' medium truly aesthetic.

When: Jan.10 & 24, Feb. 21 & 28, 2015
Where: Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, 21850 N. Riverwoods Rd, Riverwoods, IL 60015
Specimen: Student's choice
Medium: Watercolor, Ink
Fee: $170 for per month
Registration: Call (847-903-7348)  or email Heeyoung (
More information with materials list will be sent with registration.

# There are Monday Classes every week with the same topics in longer and more relaxed environment, which are idea for those who develop drawing and painting skills in general through long, continuous learning process. Contact Heeyoung for more information, please.  

Sunday, December 14, 2014

31. Holiday Wishes

Amma and Roses, ©Heeyoung Kim

My holiday wishes to all those who pray for loved ones. 

I was privileged to be at a beautiful ceremony of Amma, the hugging saint. Lots of rose petals, candle lights, chants.... It was absolutely beautiful and compassionate. Deeply moved, I painted this. 

Graphite pencil and watercolor were used on a full size paper, 22" x 30". 
Might be a beautiful holiday gift to those we cherish. 
Prints available.