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Master Class: Enhance Your Plan Graphics

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

A well-developed professional landscape plan is the best tool for portraying your design concept to clients. Bring a completed design plan to work on during class. Focus on elevating, strengthening, and enhancing your plan to create the best product for presentation.  Prerequisite: Previous garden design graphics coursework or experience. ...

Monday Apr 22nd, 6:30pm - 9pm

Rejuvenated Jewelry

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

Inspired by the little treasures you save and love, we will cleverly combine old and new elements to create spectacular jewelry. Bring your special and sentimental keepsakes, single earrings, buttons, charms, chains, family photos, and found objects and let Bonnie Arkin inspire your creativity.  You will learn to solder, wire wrap, and string....

Tuesday May 7th, 9:30am - 11:30am

  (8 sessions)
$239

8 sessions

Photographing Signs of Spring

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

Spring is often subtle in its arrival.  This class will present the camera and lens settings that are best to use when capturing those small hints of the changing season. Learn to recognize which perspectives will best highlight these small-scale buds and shoots. Macro or close-focusing lens quite helpful, but not required.  Prerequisites...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 9am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)
$290

4 sessions

The Philosophy of Photography

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

Explore how the medium of photography has affected society and how it continues to evolve as it compresses recent history into a series of images and creates a sense of false memory. How do photographic images represent truth, and how do the trillions of photographs taken each year affect our daily communication? Reading assignments and class participation...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 9:30am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$310

5 sessions

Energy Medicine Practice for Wellness

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

Energy medicine is an exciting “new” development in self-care, although its roots are ancient. It builds on Western science while drawing heavily from Eastern disciplines such as acupuncture, yoga, and qi gong. Energy medicine empowers you to work with your body’s electromagnetic and subtle energies to improve how you feel and how healthy you...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 10:30am - 11:30am

  (4 sessions)
$80

4 sessions

Advanced Black and White Photography

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

Black and white photography helps you create stunning images. Learn cover printing on a variety of papers, the use of black and white adjustments in Photoshop, and enhanced tonal variations within the final image.  You will also learn from the work of three iconic twentieth-century photographers.  Prerequisite:  Black & White...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$373.75

5 sessions

Elements of Design: Walks and Paths

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

Whether formal or informal, garden walkways create style and overall mood, and are usually a visitor’s first impression of your garden.  Learn the basics of the design and construction of garden walks and paths. Many paving options will be explored, such as concrete pavers, bricks, gravel, and natural stone. Weigh the pros and cons of each...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Demonstration Cooking: Rice and Spice

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

New! Differently spiced and flavored rice dishes appear as a staple across many cuisines.  In this cooking class, enjoy calypso rice and beans; Thai fragrant basmati rice; and risotto-stuffed eggplant.

Wednesday Apr 24th, 11am - 12:30pm

Water Garden in a Vase Workshop

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

Learn the proper methods to grow a living plant arrangement in a water-filled vase, including which plants do best growing in water and how to care for them to keep them happy and healthy for a long time. Adding unique elements and features such as rocks, pebbles, sand, or moss can help you create your own special design. All the plants, vase, and...

Wednesday Apr 24th, 6pm - 8pm

Advanced Rejuvenated Jewelry

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

This class is for those students who have participated in Rejuvenated Jewelry and are ready to learn more techniques and explore many creative ideas. We create spectacular jewelry from vintage broken jewelry, watches, tin, and china.  Bring your grandma’s jewelry box and collected treasures.  Prerequisite: Rejuvenated Jewelry or consent...

Wednesday Apr 24th, 7pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$239

8 sessions

Photographing Wildflowers

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

FPC fundamental course, nature and wildlife track   Students will learn about capturing images of both native wildflowers and garden flowers. The emphasis will be on color and tonal balance, close-ups, backgrounds, natural lighting, and composition. Wildflowers change quickly in the spring, so each week will offer a new array of subjects. Please...

Friday Apr 26th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$310

5 sessions

Brambles and Berries for the Beginner

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

Would you love to be able to harvest fresh berries from your own backyard? If so, this class will convince you how easy it is to successfully grow berry fruits. You will learn how to choose the best varieties, select and prepare a site, and use proper planting and pruning techniques, as well as understand other maintenance requirements. Dress for the...

Saturday Apr 27th, 9:30am - 12pm

Meditations in Ink: Iris and Swallow

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

Asian Brush Painting Workshop New! Join a relaxing, meditative exploration into the nature and techniques of painting an iris in the hsieh-i style of brush painting, called sumi-e in Japan. Through demonstrations and hands-on painting, learn to paint this elegant flower and guest bird using hand-ground ink and color. You...

Saturday Apr 27th, 10am - 4pm

Laugh it Off with Laughter Yoga

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

New! Laughter is the best medicine. This fun, interactive workshop combines simulated laughter exercises with breathing techniques to produce a wide range of physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. Medical research shows even if you pretend to laugh, your body produces “happiness chemicals.” Suitable for all fitness levels. Dress...

Saturday Apr 27th, 10:30am - 11:30am

Get Started with Perennials

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

Learn about choosing the right perennial for the right garden location, and how to combine different perennials to create a lovely and interesting garden that blooms throughout the growing season. Heather Sherwood discusses pruning and pinching techniques, deadheading and dividing, and other cultural methods to help you keep your garden growing healthy...

Saturday Apr 27th, 1pm - 3pm

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