Crystal (Soojeong) Shin - Luminous Botanicals in Colored Pencils (Online); April 25 & 26, 2020

Date: April 25 & 26, 2020
April 25: 10:30 AM-3:00 PM
April 26: 10:30 AM-3:30 PM
Medium: Colored pencils
Level: All
Supply List: Crystal (Soojeong) Shin Supply list

Our live online classes are taught via Zoom. Students have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum where you can share work, comment and ask questions. Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll receive instructions about how to access the class. 

In this two-day colored pencil workshop with Crystal Shin, learn techniques to see underlying colors that result in luminous surface hue and texture. Crystal will share her techniques using one of the Pacific Northwest’ s favorite spring flowers as her model… the tulip. With their elegant lines and colors, tulips lend themselves well to learning the techniques to achieve intense, vibrant color layering.

Through individual hands-on instructor guidance, beginners will be introduced to colored pencils techniques and practice new skills, while more experienced participants will have the opportunity to hone their skills.

Enjoy drawing the many varieties of this colorful spring flower, while learning to see colors and creating luminosity. The goal will be to create a finished piece of artwork.

Crystal (Soojeong) Shin was born and raised in Korea. In 2013, she moved to Seattle. She graduated from the University of Washington’s certificate program in Natural Science Illustration in 2014. She worked as a primary botanical illustrator on the second edition of “Flora of the Pacific Northwest” at the UW Herbarium at Burke Museum from 2015 to 2018, generating 882 new botanical illustrations in pen and ink, gaining knowledge and understanding of botany. She also did freelance illustration for botanists describing new species for their research publications. Crystal has recently been illustrating fossils for a paleontologist at the Burke Museum.


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