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Figure Drawing Classes Chicago

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Explore the art of figure drawing in Chicago, where you can learn techniques to accurately capture the human form through life drawing and anatomy studies.

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Open Figure Studio

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity in a studio environment dedicated to exploring the human form through various artistic mediums. Explore the world of figure drawing and sculpture and expand your creative horizons.

(84) All levels 18 and older
$430

9 sessions

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+4300 pts
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Instructed Figure Drawing

Art City @ 1400 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL

Refine your drawing prowess with our figure drawing sessions. Embrace the challenge of sketching live models and elevate your artistic abilities. Join us to cultivate your talent and explore the art of figure drawing.

All levels 21 and older
$100
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+1000 pts
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Chiaroscuro Techniques in Charcoal

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash the dramatic allure of light and shadow in your artwork! Explore the captivating world of Chiaroscuro techniques using charcoal, delving into centuries-old methods that infuse emotion and dynamism into your compositions. From still life to figure drawing, experience the evolution of darkness firsthand, culminating in a candlelit finale reminiscent of Carravaggio's mastery. Perfect for artists seeking to elevate their craft with vivacious intensity.

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
$295

6 sessions

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+2950 pts
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Drop-In Figure Drawing

Art City @ 1400 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL

Refine your drawing prowess with our figure drawing sessions. Embrace the challenge of sketching live models and elevate your artistic abilities. Join us to cultivate your talent and explore the art of figure drawing.

All levels 21 and older
$20
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+200 pts
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Drawing & Painting the Portrait

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Refine your portrait drawing and painting skills with personalized guidance and the freedom to work in color or focus solely on drawing techniques. Unleash your creativity in capturing the essence of the model through poses spanning 2-3 weeks. View the instructor's recommended supply list for a head start on this artistic journey.

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
$445

9 sessions

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Fear-Free Drawing: Beginner's Portrait & Figure Drawing

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Unlock your artistic potential with an online art class. Join our skilled instructors as they guide you through the basics of portrait and figure drawing, helping you conquer your fears and create stunning art from the comfort of your own home. Materials not included.

(635) Beginner 18 and older
$149

4 sessions

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+1490 pts
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Anatomy and Drawing the Figure in Three Color Chalk

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Learn the art of depicting the human form convincingly in portraiture and figurative paintings at the Evanston Art Center. This course will teach you anatomical subtleties and how to interpret them from life using charcoal, red, and white chalk. Explore the function and form of bones, muscles, and tendons to enhance your artistic skills.

(84) Intermediate 16 and older
No upcoming schedules
$585

12 sessions

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Contemporary Portrait Making and Figure Study

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

From Head to Toe: Contemporary Portrait Making and Figure Study Explore figure drawing fundamentals: proportions, gesture, anatomy, line, shape, composition and mass/value, while working in dry media such as graphite, charcoal, and pastel. Study both classical and contemporary examples that range from Durer to Diebenkorn. We work with the live models during all sessions. Supply List please click here

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$480

10 sessions

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Introduction to Figure Drawing

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity and master the art of capturing the human form with precision and style. Learn essential techniques and develop your skills in figure drawing under the guidance of experienced instructors.

(84) Intermediate 16 and older
No upcoming schedules
$495

12 sessions

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Go Figure

Evanston Art Center

Explore figure drawing and painting while learning about proportions, line, shape, and value. Work in dry media such as graphite, charcoal, and pastel, building up to work with wet media such as ink and watercolor. Study both classical and contemporary examples that range from Durer to Diebenkorn.  Begin with gesture drawing and learn to measure as we gradually progress into longer poses. Work with the live model during most sessions; also...

(84) All levels 18 and older
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Figure Drawing Sampler

Evanston Art Center

This is a unique opportunity to sign up for a single day art class. This is designed for potential students who want to gain basic-level exposure to the visual arts at the Evanston Art Center. We want this to be a low stress, low commitment way to experience EAC offerings. One-day workshops in other disciplines are also available. Note: This workshop uses a nude model.

(84) All levels 18 and older
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Drawing III, Figure

Aartwerk Studio

In this course we shall start with proportion and foreshortening of the human figure, at which point we’ll simplify the figure geometrically. We shall further explore gesture and character of the human form through study and croquis (quick-sketch) using a live model. Students will also learn basic anatomy of the human body and head. Towards the end of the course a class will be dedicated solely to portrait drawing. Students are strongly encouraged...

(12) Advanced 16 and older
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Portrait and Figure Studio

The Art Center Highland Park

Draw or paint from live models. Study form through anatomy, values, color theory, and lighting. Explore a variety of techniques and work in the medium of your choice. All levels are welcome. Required Supplies Optional Supply List (work in the medium of your choice): Charcoal Paper Charcoal (medium vine) Sandpaper Pad Chami Kneaded Eraser Stump Oils Acrylics Pastels Watercolors Plastilina etc… There is an additional...

(1) All levels 18 and older
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Figure Drawing Painting

Discovery Center @ 4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

The human figure has inspired artists from ancient times to the present. We will study grace and symmetry of the human form through a variety of media. By observing the figure through various poses, we will cover the basics of anatomy and proportion. Students must at least 18 years old.

(285) All levels 16 and older
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Foundation of Portrait Drawing Techniques

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Join a comprehensive course that explores the fundamental techniques of portrait drawing, perfect for aspiring artists looking to enhance their artistic abilities and express themselves through captivating portraits.

(84) Beginner 16 and older
No upcoming schedules
$425

12 sessions

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The Art of Portrait: From Drawing to Painting

Evanston Art Center

Gain confidence as you draw and paint portraits by exploring all its aspects in this studio class. The first approach will be through drawing, learning the morphology and anatomy of the face and the head, progressively building skills of portrait representation. Eventually you’ll learn how to shift from drawing into painting, discovering shading, tone and color applied to portrait.  Through examples taken from different artists you’ll...

(84) All levels 18 and older
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Portrait Drawing

Evanston Art Center @ Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, IL

Begin to render pencil and charcoal portraits from photos. Start with the basics to become familiar with the main structures of the head, and how to render them with light and shade—building your skills for a future term when you will draw the model from life. Skill Level: Intermediate Important Notes: This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom prior to your first class. You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions,...

(84) Intermediate 18 and older
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$150

5 sessions

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Reviews for Figure Drawing Classes in Chicago

Figure Drawing Classes in Chicago are rated 4.4 stars based on 1,017 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Portrait Drawing

    Reviewed by Carmela M. on 10/15/2020
    Instructor was very encouraging and knowledgeable
  • Portrait Drawing

    Reviewed by Joanne A. on 9/2/2020
    The class was great. The teacher is wonderful. I would definitely take another class with him.
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