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Watercolors: Materials, Composition and Technique

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

Class focuses on creating vibrant paintings with strong compositions using watercolor tubes, and watercolor pencils. Instruction includes demos on watercolor techniques- applying transparent verses opaque watercolor, washes, and painting wet in wet. For supply list please click here

Tuesday Oct 29th, 9:30am - 12:20pm

  (6 sessions)
$215

6 sessions

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @Chicago Cultural Deal

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @Chicago Cultural

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 78 E Washington St 1st Fl Lobby, Chicago, Illinois 60602

Full Course Name: Digital Photography Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Chicago Cultural Center The Chicago Cultural Center is home to the largest Tiffany dome in the world and since its restoration in 2008, the dome looks as it did in 1897 under Tiffany’s vision! Nicknamed the People’s Palace, the Chicago Cultural Center hosts a variety of cultural,...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 11am - 2pm

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$89.10
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$99

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ St. James Deal

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ St. James

at Digital Photo Academy - Near North Side 65 E Huron St, Chicago, Illinois 60611

With the original stained glass windows, bordering the pews of warm, glowing sunlight, The St. James Episcopal Cathedral offers great photographs. Your instructor will share techniques in silhouettes of portraits back-lit by the stained glass as well as a study of angles from the upper level of the sanctuary and the leading lines of the center aisle...

Saturday Dec 7th, 11am - 2pm

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$89.10
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$99

Oil Painting for Beginners

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

Students will learn the basics of color theory, composition, oil painting tools and methods. Some supplies (oil paint in primary colors and canvas boards) will be provided.  Additional list of recommended supplies will be emailed after signing in. One field trip will be optional.  No previous experiance in painting is necessary.

Monday Oct 28th, 10am - 1pm

  (6 sessions)
$650

6 sessions

Photo Adventures in the Greenhouses

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

Explore the texture, pattern, and color in the Garden’s three distinct greenhouse environments through photography. Discover new ways to use the elements of composition for both large and small-scale subjects in addition to discussing the best camera settings for the each greenhouse.

Thursday Nov 7th, 8am - 11am

  (4 sessions)
$290

4 sessions

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Advanced Landscape Photography

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

With your foundational knowledge of technical basics—correct exposure, filtration, and sharpness, concentrate on using composition and aesthetic design to convey meaning and emotion in landscape photography. Learn how technique affects the aesthetics of the image—for example, using filtration to enhance the mood of a scene rather than simply to...

Friday Nov 8th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$562

4 sessions

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)
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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 78 E Washington St 1st Fl Lobby, Chicago, Illinois 60602

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera ...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 9:30am - 11am

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$63
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$70

Drawing I

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

Our introductory course is designed for absolute beginners. In this course students will acquire an understanding of basic concepts and begin to develop their drawing skills. We shall start at the rudimentary level by understanding the potential of the materials we’ll use, namely pencil and charcoal. We shall further study elements and principles...

Sunday Oct 27th, 11am - 1pm

  (8 sessions)
$280

8 sessions

Painting II & Drawing II

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

PAINTING II The Painting II course is open to all returning students who took at least one of the introductory painting courses, as well as for those who have previous experience outside the studio. This course focuses on developing your skill, personal language and body of work. The course is ever changing throughout a year: we shall introduce...

Sunday Oct 27th, 1:15pm - 3:15pm

  (8 sessions)
$260

8 sessions

Beginners Photography

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

Nothing compares to the thrill of taking professional looking photographs. Learn photography in this comprehensive course specifically designed to have you taking incredible shots in almost no time at all. Step-by-step, you'll learn how to operate a camera to achieve maximum creativity. Topics will include in-depth knowledge of shutter speeds, metering,...

Monday Nov 11th, 6:30pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$99

4 sessions

Learn Photography (Intensive 1 Day Workshop)

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

This one-day intensive workshop will show you how your camera works and what you need to consider in order to take amazing photos. This class is for those who have a great desire to learn but little time. Topics include: composition, lighting, black and white photography, digital color photography, base aperture and shutter speed settings for a variety...

Friday Nov 15th, 11am - 5pm

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...

Thursday Oct 31st, 7pm - 10pm

  (7 sessions)
$280

7 sessions

Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)
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Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a half day, 3 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Sunday Oct 27th, 10am - 1pm

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$270
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$300

Beginning Digital Photography

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

Learn the techniques and principles of photography. Explore the basics, including image composition rules, how the camera works, proper exposure, and the functions of lens aperture and shutter speed. Some minimal photo processing will also be covered. The course requires a digital SLR camera. No previous experience is required.

Saturday Jan 11th, 9am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)
$299

4 sessions

Introduction to Drawing

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

This course emphasizes the development of observational drawing skills and hand-eye coordination. The learning sequence progresses from simple forms and skill levels toward more complex constructions and compositions. Basic drawing elements such as line, proportion, perspective, composition, texture and the study of light and shade are investigated...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

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