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Intermediate Digital Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Thoughtful processes are key steps in learning to identify, then capture, an impressive and artistic image as an intermediate photographer. Use lead lines, selective manual focus, and appropriate aperture settings to enhance your photos. This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations must be submitted online two days before your...

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$437

6 sessions

Foundation Planting Design

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Whether old or new, many homes have foundation plantings that need revamping. Learn the principles of good foundation design and view examples of plants that work well, reduce maintenance, and provide multi-seasonal interest. Good design will improve the curb appeal of your home, thus increasing its value. This class will be taught online via Zoom....

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$40

Gardening Techniques: Session B

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn tips and techniques used by professional gardeners through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Acquire solid gardening skills and determine best management practices. Topics range from general grounds maintenance, winterization, and plantings, to other horticultural practices. Portions of this class will be taught online via Zoom....

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$312

6 sessions

History of Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Explore the history of photography, beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie, to contemporary photography. Discover great photographers and examine how this relatively new medium has affected our culture. This...

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$149

3 sessions

Plant Health 1

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn to identify, diagnose, treat, and prevent some of the most common diseases, insects, animal pests, and environmental problems encountered by our region’s landscape industry. Topics include Integrated Pest Management (IPM), cultural care, basic entomology and pathology, pesticides and alternatives, and animal management. This class will be taught...

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$359

12 sessions

Winter Landscape Painting: Color & Light

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Move beyond basic white to create rich, glowing paintings as we explore techniques that reveal color in the winter landscape. Under-painting, glazing, broken-brushstroke, and a review of color theory will guide you to rich and vibrant winter scenes. Review composition, gesture, and examples from art history.  A supply list will be sent. This...

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$199

5 sessions

Black and White Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Explore the creation of photographic images beyond color, looking into the shadows and textures that lay beneath nature’s color spectrum. Tonality and dynamic range, the potential of depth of field, and the zone system of shooting in black and white will be discussed.  Digital SLR cameras are mandatory. All registrations must be submitted...

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$374

5 sessions

Meditation Exploration

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

 Investigate different meditation methods through relaxed discussion and practice, including guest presenters. Learn the history of meditation and different postures and “anchors’” used in the practice. Topics vary weekly and include breath, thought, emotion, mood, metta (loving kindness), and self-compassion. Suitable for beginners and...

Saturday Jan 11th, 11am - 12pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$75

6 sessions

Introduction to Professional Practice

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Online and On-site Hybrid Gain a working understanding of the initial phases of a landscape design project. Learn to begin and carry the project through conceptual design, including site measurements, base maps, site analysis, programming, functional use diagrams, conceptual design plans, and preliminary cost estimates.  This class will be...

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$599

13 sessions

How to Buy a Camera

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Have you been thinking about buying a digital camera but find it confusing? Remove the mystery by exploring features, sizes, and price points of many levels and brands of cameras. Whether you haven’t taken a picture since film days or are completely new to the hobby, all are welcome and no camera is required. This class will be taught online via...

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$62

Holiday Calligraphy Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Adorn the holidays with the beautiful, personal touch of calligraphy. Create beautiful holiday cards, gift tags, place cards, and thank-you notes. Learn to embellish your notes with such simple holiday motifs as holly, wreaths, and candles. A supply list will be sent. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations...

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$199

4 sessions

Juniper Bonsai Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Juniper bonsai require unique care including soil type, feeding, pruning, and wiring. Learn the seasonal work and general care for one of the most common bonsai species used.  Note: All registrations must be submitted online 2 days before your class starts. This class will be taught online via Zoom.  Registered students will receive...

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$53

Photography Techniques: Proper Lenses

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn the differences among focal lengths of lenses and how to select the appropriate lens for each particular subject.  Other topics include matching the lens to the light level, depth of field, and how to obtain maximum image sharpness, as well as using the hyperfocal length setting with manual focus.  Note: This class will be taught...

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$72

Where Do Plant Names Come From

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Our binomial system for plant names is a terrific system. Who decides on the name? Why do some names change? What's up with trademarks and patents?  Take this class and get your plant name questions answered. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. ...

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$40

Photographing Intimate Landscapes

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Taking an intimate point of view—smaller than distant horizons, larger than macro—lets you bring patterns, contrasts, layers, abstraction, and new meaning into your images. In this intermediate-level class, use traditional and creative approaches to find beauty in smaller-scale scenes from nature and daily life.  A digital SLR or mirrorless...

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$374

6 sessions

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