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Games, Story & Scene

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

Learn Piven’s core improvisational technique and apply it to scripted stories & scenes. Each session of the class is centered on a different theme. Past themes have included stories of the sea, family relationships, and magical realism.  Under the expert instruction of a senior teacher, students will create and perform stories...

Thursday Feb 13th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

6 sessions

Digital Photography Meets Laser Engraving

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

Trying to find a creative way to show off your photographs? Learn how to edit your photos using Adobe Photoshop, and create a print with our inkjet printers. Then, use Laser Cutting & Engraving machine to make a unique frame, or engrave your photos onto wood.  Note: Bring 1-2 digital photos for printing.

Saturday Feb 15th, 1pm - 4pm

Boro and Sashiko Stitching

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

In Japan boro (rag or scraps of cloth that are sewn together) was a symbol of an impoverished past, but now the term also encompasses and represents an essential principle of rural ethics and aesthetics.  Inspired by this Japanese technique, you will develop your own visual expressions through exercises such as stitching, cutting, mending, and...

Sunday Feb 16th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Watercolor in American Sign Language Ages 16+

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

Watercolor is fun and easier than you would think! Learn various techniques and color theory while exploring different ways to combine light, composition, color, and textures in watercolor painting.  The instructor, using American Sign Language (ASL), through step-by-step demonstrations, will show you how to create your own watercolor landscape. ...

Sunday Feb 16th, 1pm - 3pm

Opening the Door to Contemporary Art

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

The contemporary art world can often seem inaccessible. In this introductory course, you'll step right in and learn about the themes, ideas and questions contemporary art addresses. We'll also discover how contemporary artists work by making a studio visit to Pilsen's Mana Contemporary and visiting Devening Projects, a contemporary art gallery in Garfield...

Tuesday Feb 18th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$140

4 sessions

Painting, Not Painting

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

In this seminar we'll explore a constellation of modern and contemporary artists who have re-defined the practice of painting by exploring what it is not. From Tibetian sand mandalas to Joan Miro's burnt canvases to Katharina Grosse's painting/sculptures, we'll learn how artists use ideas of absence, silence and erasure to push the boundaries of painting...

Wednesday Feb 19th, 1pm - 3pm

  (4 sessions)
$140

4 sessions

Construction w/ Laser Cutting and Engraving (Ages 16+)

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

Art & Technology: Construction with Laser Cutting And Engraving (Ages 16+) Design and make your own customized lamp, home decors, furniture or other aesthetic objects. Explore the potential of the laser cutter through a series of hands-on technical practices and investigations on materials.  This course covers the basic principles and practices...

Thursday Feb 20th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$210

4 sessions

Poetry and Art

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

The link between poetry and art is ripe for exploration! We will write and use ekphrastic poetry-poems written and inspired by works of art, as a departure point for your poems. Some of the poetic forms we'll review may include skinny, haiku, tanka, and cherita. We'll look at contemporary and historical art, images of art you share, we will create...

Saturday Feb 22nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Micro Photography

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

Opportunities for close-up photography, though capturing these images can be challenging. Learn how to take beautiful close-up images of plants and other life forms with more confidence and consistency.  Bring up to ten nature photographs in JPEG format on a jump drive for review and critique.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 1pm - 4pm

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...

Saturday Feb 29th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$190

3 sessions

3D Printing & Modeling Ages 16+

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

Explore the possibilities of computer art by digitally designing your own sculpture. Learn the basics of 3D printers and Tinkercad, a free 3D modeling software accessible from home. Your 3D printed model will be ready a few days following the workshop.

Saturday Feb 29th, 1pm - 4pm

Jewelry Making 3D Printing and Laser Cutting

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

If you are looking to create something special, personal and outstanding; combining  3D printing and laser cutting is the perfect vehicle to create a custom piece of jewelry. We will experiment designing complicated yet delicate meshes, utilize acrylic or wood as materials and make some bold new statements you just can’t achieve with other methods....

Saturday Mar 7th, 1pm - 4pm

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.

Sunday Mar 8th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Hand Tied Floral Bouquets

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

Create a fresh floral European hand-tied bouquet using flowers! Explore formal design elements and principles, and take your gorgeous bouquet home.  Floral shears or clippers required.

Saturday Mar 14th, 10am - 11am

Exploring Exposure

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

Learn how to manually control your own DSLR camera’s exposure when making digital photos, learning how to control the 3 main components of exposure: ISO, shutter speed, and aperture.  The first half of the workshop will focus on the technical components of exposure, while the second half will consist of an in-class shooting assignment. Leave...

Saturday Mar 14th, 1:15pm - 4pm

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