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Painting Classes Coming up in Chicago

Intro to Painting

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Explore your own expressive style through the practice and discipline of painting, and learn the fundamentals of color blending & balance. Create your own abstract, surreal, and representational paintings, as you learn the basics of painting with water based paints. Whether you prefer to paint still life or abstract expression, you will learn to...

$79

4 sessions

Tuesday Aug 22nd, 8pm

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BYOB Painting

at Wet Paint Chicago - Bridgeport
1200 West 35th St 4th Flr, Chicago, Illinois 60609

Relax in a cool atmosphere with music & friends. Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy painting a piece of art in 2 hours. We supply everything you need – Paint, 16x20 canvas, brushes, and aprons. Never Painted before? No Problem. We have talented Artists ready to take you on your journey. You will leave the session with your...

Friday Aug 25th, 7pm

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Let's Create

at Creativita - Forest Park
7512 Madison St, Forest Park, Illinois 60130

Introducing your little ones to the visual arts thru hands-on sensory play while creating something new. Every class changes from session to session, so your child can even take the same class multiple times, and s/he will always experience something new.   Ages 12 months and up (with caregiver)   Creativita provides pencils, erasers, canvas,...

Tuesday Aug 22nd, 10:15am

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Adult Painting

at Magical Minds Studio - Oak Park
343 Harrison St, Chicago, Illinois 60304

Never painted before?  No worries – he’ll guide you through techniques, using line and color.  Create your own composition or use one of his by adding your own style.  We think you’ll be impressed with your finished piece. We’ll provide you with canvas, brushes and paint, just bring your positive vibes and we’ll help you turn...

Friday Aug 25th, 7am

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BYOB Painting

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Experience the joy of painting in a fun atmosphere and let your creativity flow. Learn to paint an acrylic (still life or landscape) painting step-by-step with the help of an example painting and the instruction of a professionally trained artist. You will gain some experience color blending, lighting, and perspective in a relaxed setting. After 2...

Thursday Aug 24th, 6pm

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Beginning Watercolor

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

Watercolor is a delightfully fun medium! In this class, you’ll learn a variety of watercolor techniques, including washes and how to make a range of textures on paper, plus some color theory to get you started.  No prior experience is necessary.  Required Materials: Please bring to the first class A drawing pencil: HB (medium soft)...

$329

8 sessions

Tuesday Aug 22nd, 1pm

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Watercolor 2

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

For students who have completed Beginning Watercolor, we will continue to learn various techniques and color theory while exploring different ways to combine light, composition, color, and textures in watercolor painting.  Required Materials: Please bring to the first class A masking fluid pen - either fine tip or medium tip (found at Michael's,...

$329

8 sessions

Wednesday Aug 23rd, 1pm

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Painting I, Acrylic

at Aartwerk Studio - Edgewater
1141 W Granville Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60660

Painting I, Acrylic is the introduction to the fundamentals of painting. We warmly recommend taking this course prior to any other painting course, even if your ultimate medium of choice is oil. Acrylics are fast drying, water-based paints, and will allow for quicker exploration of various approaches to painting.  Because of this, technical rules...

$260

8 sessions

Sunday Sep 10th, 11am

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BYOB Painting Party

at Creativita - Forest Park
7512 Madison St, Forest Park, Illinois 60130

You will work with acrylic paint on a 12x16in canvas. At the end of each party, you will have your own master piece to give as a gift or to hang on your own wall. All materials are included and NO painting experience is needed!   Creativita provides pencils, erasers, canvas, paint, palette, brushes, and pretty much everything else needed to make...

$25.99

Tuesday Aug 29th, 7pm

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Drawing & Painting Studio

at Brickton Art Center - Park Ridge
306 Busse Hwy, Chicago, Illinois 60068

For all levels of experience and run as a studio session, students will explore their own ideas for painting and drawing, using a variety of drawing and paint techniques and medium. Instructor will work briefly with students as a group, and then work with students individually while they develop their ideas. Materials provided first class, with a supply...

$150

12 sessions

Thursday Sep 14th, 7pm

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Family Drop In Art Studio

at Creativita - Forest Park
7512 Madison St, Forest Park, Illinois 60130

Be creative together in our painting studio! Creativita will have plenty of art supplies on hand for you and your family to create your own family tree, mural, or individual masterpiece.   Age Groups: 0-12 years   Creativita provides pencils, erasers, canvas, paint, palette, brushes, and pretty much everything else. While Creativita provides...

$19.99

Saturday Aug 26th, 10am

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Luna Watercolor Workshop

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Chicago, Illinois 60613

Join Tiffany for a relaxing morning designed to give you space to restThrough the course of the workshop, Tiffany will share her background on starting an art career as well as tips on how to bring creativity into your daily life. You will learn step by step how to paint a moon with creative liberty.   During the session, you will have the opportunity...

Saturday Sep 2nd, 10am

Chicago Summer Open Studio Wednesday

at Ingrid's Originals Inc. - Lakeview
3729 N Ravenswood Ave Suite #138, Chicago, Illinois 60613

During these six Wednesdays, artists will have an opportunity to paint and create in a spacious, well-lit professional artist's studio for three hours of 'uninterrupted creative time' with Ingrid's help or guidance.....and yes, we do have air conditioning! Do you have work that you are not happy with? Bring it in and we will look at it together...

Wednesday Aug 23rd, 1pm

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Encaustics Workshop

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston
1717 Central St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

This class will cover everything you need to know about painting with beeswax, an ancient form that has become more accessible to modern-day artists. Students will learn about its diversity and explore mixed media wax painting – from image transfers, collage, embedding objects in wax, to impressionistic painting techniques.  Supplies will...

Sunday Aug 27th, 1pm

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Art & Adventure/ BYOB

at Open Studio Project - Evanston
903 Sherman Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

This is an ongoing series of classes that encourage creative exploration in a colorful and social atmosphere. And it's BYOB! Enjoy some wine/beer while nurturing your creative self. 

Thursday Sep 7th, 7pm

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