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Acrylic Pours

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

Who needs brushes when you can pour acrylic paint and create unique and unpredictable works of art? Experiment with acrylic pours learning new techniques and approaches to create either stand-alone abstract paintings or backgrounds for further development. Supply List (Kathy Cunningham): Acrylic paint -- blue, yellow, red, white gallon of Floetrol...

Thursday Sep 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

Painting with Acrylics

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

A strong introduction to painting in which students learn about color mixing, painting techniques and composition. Each student receives 1-on-1 instruction and everyone is encouraged to develop personal themes. The focus is exclusively acrylics. Students will learn the specifics of this rich technique, which can equal the wonders of oil when well-mastered....

Monday Sep 30th, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

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Exploring Narrative in Acrylic

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course will provoke students to convey a compelling narrative through painting. We will experiment with various acrylic paints, mediums, surfaces, and techniques to develop a personal approach to image making.  Through individual dialogue, class discussions, and critiques, students will receive feedback and direction on how to challenge...

Saturday Oct 5th, 9am - 12pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

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...

Sunday Oct 6th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 sessions

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Delacroix à Balthus en Français Ages 16+

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

Do you want to practice your French while sharpening your drawing and painting skills? Join a native French speaker and artist for a French immersion class that will transition from drawing into painting using art historical references. Basic to advanced French language proficiency is recommended. Supply List: Drawing pad: bristol smooth Vine charcoal:...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

Color As an Object: Painting with Color

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

Want to grow your practice with color in either oil or acrylic? We'll begin with the basics of color theory, and the progress through creating color swatches and learning about our materials, ultimately creating two paintings that demonstrate the main principles of color theory. Paintings will either be abstract or from references you bring. To expand...

Wednesday Sep 25th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

The Artist's Studio

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

This studio-based class offers time to work on projects of your personal preference with the availability of individualized instruction in areas of technique. Students are encouraged to explore line, composition, color, and scale. Group critiques and references to classic and contemporary art will be included. Bring your choice of medium (acrylic,...

Friday Oct 4th, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

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Mixed-Media Drawing and Painting

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

This studio class focuses on creativity, and on being inventive with the use and combination of various mediums and tools, combining traditional painting techniques with unconventional materials. Practice drawing, painting and printing in unusual ways and discover how to create with your own unique voice. Supply List: Colors: Acrylics/oils Bone...

Friday Oct 4th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

The World Traveler

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

Guided by a master landscape painter, create landscape paintings of any place around the country and world using your trips, magazines or memory as inspiration. Demos and group critiques will help you to gain confidence in this studio class. Supply List: Oil Painting Tubes of Oil Paint Titanium white (a large tube) Ivory or mars black Cadmium...

Monday Sep 23rd, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

Water-Based Painting (Early College Program)

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

In this course students are introduced to traditional and non-traditional materials and methods used in water-based painting. Projects include painting from observation and the imagination, using current artist practices and historical examples.  Working from a variety of subjects, students may use ink, acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media within...

Sunday Sep 29th, 10am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)
$465

10 sessions

Going Abstract

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

Learn everything you have wanted to know about going abstract. Discover and practice process, techniques and concepts behind making abstract art. This studio class will help you understand what abstraction is, and how to achieve it in your own work. Supply list: either acrylic or oil paints (acrylics recommended for beginners)  colors recommended:...

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 sessions

Oil Painting Studio: Still Life & Figure

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

Create paintings in oils using non-toxic mediums as the Renaissance painters did. Choose to paint from still life arrangements or material you bring in. We will also paint from a clothed model for two sessions. We will have 1:1 and group critiques. Some prior drawing recommended.  Bring Materials to the first class: Brushes: 2-4 Flats, Brites,...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 1pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)
$235

6 sessions

Figures and Nature Drawing/Painting

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

Using drawing and painting mediums we’ll begin with the figure and add nature elements to your compositions. Bring in images of nature – drawn or photos. Each class will begin with warm up sketches. Instruction will focus on creating strong compositions, anatomy, materials, use of color, and combining the figure with nature. Please note: This...

Monday Oct 28th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

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Beginning Acrylic Painting

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

Learn fundamental acrylic painting skills while practicing the art of expression, line, gesture, rhythm, tone and color. Achieve an understanding of acrylic materials and techniques as you work with both observational and imaginative painting methods, becoming familiar with acrylic painting in stylistic periods in art history and contemporary art. ...

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$345

12 sessions

Painting I: Acrylics & Oils

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...

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$280

8 sessions

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