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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)

6 sessions

Pen & Ink & Watercolor (Ages 16+)

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

Using still life and reference material, students will create drawings and paintings using a variety of pens–dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, watercolors, Dr. Martin Watercolors, and brushes on various papers. For supply list click here

Friday Nov 1st, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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Painting Vibrant Flora in Oils

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

Render flowers richly and beautifully in oil paints! Discover how to achieve vibrant, confident-looking artworks that convey a sense of light, shadow, and sculptural form. Color mixing and brush stroke application will also be a major focus, to avoid muddiness and over-blending. You will start with a paint-along demonstration and receive individual...

Sunday Dec 1st, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Couples, Singles or Bffs—Van Gogh Starry Night

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Come paint, sip and catch good vibes at VIP Paints. You can paint on your own or as couples/partnered. No experience needed. We teach you step by step! Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street parking available. BYOB for 21 and over. No open alcohol is allowed to leave VIP Paints. Gratuity not included for Instructor.

Saturday Nov 16th, 1pm - 3pm

Painting for All Ages

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

Relax in a cool atmosphere with music & friends and enjoy painting a piece of art in 2 hours. We supply everything you need – Wine glasses, Paint, 16×20 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 own original masterpiece....

Sunday Feb 9th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Chicago Winter Watercolor

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

This course is designed for ALL levels of watercolor painters. Those who are new to watercolor painting will find Ingrid's patience and understanding of the learning process, from her previous teaching career, extremely valuable. Through her lectures, painting demonstrations, and personal attention to each student, the students will be exposed to...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 12:30pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

10-Week Painting Session (Winter)

at Ed Hinkley Studio - Horner Park 4052 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618

A typical class has three to six individuals painting at different levels: from those beginning to use watercolor, who have some experience or taken classes in drawing or painting, to those familiar with various water media, who enjoy working in a mentoring relationship to develop a body of work, pursue commissions, exhibitions, artist residencies,...

Monday Jan 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Hand Paint Wool Yarn with Acid Dyes

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

Acid dyes are lightfast, washfast, and simple to use. Learn to prepare the yarn, calculate dye amounts, make dye solutions, steam set the dye, and try different techniques on five 20g mini hanks of yarn. Class includes one 100g hank of undyed wool, latex gloves, and all dye materials.  Supply List Pencil Calculator Scissors Plastic teaspoons...

Sunday Sep 29th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Winter Break Art Camps

at Art Side Out Studio & MASK SHOP - West Ridge 5606 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60659

Imagine making fun art all day. Never more than 12 students per teacher means individual attention from professional teaching/artists. Fun, Cooperative & Inspiring! Learn Art history and terminology while practicing important skills. Note: BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch & Water Bottle)

Monday Dec 23rd, 9am - 2pm

Fedz Sculpt Workshop Part 2

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Back by popular demand!! We are excited to host another specialty workshop by Fedz Art @fedzart a popular painter and muralist. He will be teaching how to create and sculpt on a spray can. Byob and bring snacks – All materials included

Saturday Sep 28th, 4pm - 6pm

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Leather Surface Design

at Ausrine's Arts Room - Evanston 1205 Crain Street, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Learn about natural leather as a strong, playable, silky , practical and utilitarian surface for your art: painting, relief making, handbags, accessories, bookmaking. etc. This is a session of 6 classes , 3 hours each. Students will learn properties of different kinds of leather sheets , relief making , dying , painting on leather, sew it, lace it,...

Friday Sep 27th, 5pm - 6pm

  (6 sessions)
for 2 students

6 sessions

The Chicago Mosaic School at EAC: Plaster in Mosaic

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

The Chicago Mosaic School At Eac: Plaster in Mosaic Workshop Learn the technique of incorporating plaster into your mosaic work. Plaster surfaces create a unique contrast from surrounding materials in texture and a wide variety of color. Its application can range from a portion of the subject (i.e., the face of a figure) to a background element. ...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 10am - 3pm

Explorations in Collage

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

Examine different types of collage, altered art, and other forms of mixed-media utilized by Dada, Surrealist, and contemporary artists. The first few classes will focus on different types and approaches to collage, with the final weeks focusing on combining collage and other media.  Techniques and practices covered include Photomontage, Text...

Sunday Nov 3rd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Drawing Studio (Early College Program)

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

This course focuses on drawing as an exciting tool for organizing thoughts, feelings, and images. Students develop and strengthen fundamental skills, as well as investigate a range of traditional and contemporary drawing materials and concepts, exploring essential elements of 2D design and contemporary art.  Through the study of line, perspective,...

Saturday Sep 28th, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Studio: Surface, Space, Time

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course will introduce students to a variety of SAIC resources (e.g., the Advanced Output Center, John M. Flaxman Library, and Service Bureau) as they explore two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and four-dimensional media. Students will produce work that explores personal research and interests as they investigate new modes of creative production,...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

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