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Drawing III, Figure

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

In this course we shall start with proportion and foreshortening of the human figure, at which point we’ll simplify the figure geometrically. We shall further explore gesture and character of the human form through study and croquis (quick-sketch) using a live model. Students will also learn basic anatomy of the human body and head. Towards the end...

Thursday Sep 5th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$380

8 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 Sep 9th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

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Figure Drawing Painting

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

The human figure has inspired artists from ancient times to the present. We will study grace and symmetry of the human form through a variety of media. By observing the figure through various poses, we will cover the basics of anatomy and proportion. Students must at least 18 years old.

Friday Sep 20th, 7pm - 9pm

Drawing for Beginners

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

Turn your stick figures & doodles into artwork. It's not hard & in this class you'll get plenty of attention & encouragement. We'll introduce you to basic drawing by studying a variety of objects, styles & techniques. The skill you develop in this class will increase your ability to draw quickly, accurately & to your satisfaction....

Sunday Aug 25th, 12pm - 2pm

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 sessions

Drawing and Painting The Nude: The Long Pose

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

Designed for the student who wishes to pursue a figure painting or drawing in greater depth. Two and three-week poses allow more time for a thorough study of the model. Painting students will be encouraged to draw with the brush in full color.  Drawing students can work with charcoal, conté crayon, pencil or pastel. Every class will start with...

Monday Sep 9th, 1pm - 4pm

  (12 sessions)
$480

12 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 Sep 10th, 1pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)
$235

6 sessions

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Figure Drawing (Early College Program)

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

Working from the nude model, students learn how to draw the human form from direct observation. Class exercises include fast movement and long duration poses as well as content from other visual sources including photographs and the imagination. The essential elements of life drawing, including anatomy, proportion, volume, composition, gesture, and...

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$465

10 sessions

Intro to Figure

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

Expand your skill and learn to draw the figure! This supportive, multi-level class welcomes students who are new to drawing the human figure as well as those with experience. Introductory exercises will prepare students to create increasingly complex drawings as the session progresses using a range of black and white media with the optional introduction...

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$480

12 sessions

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Go Figure

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

Explore figure drawing and painting while learning about proportions, line, shape, and value. Work in dry media such as graphite, charcoal, and pastel, building up to work with wet media such as ink and watercolor. Study both classical and contemporary examples that range from Durer to Diebenkorn. Begin with gesture drawing and learn to measure as...

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$480

11 sessions

Figure Drawing Studio: Multi-level

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

Intended for students with prior figure drawing experience, this course is ideal for those who want to draw from the nude model in a faculty-guided group environment. The emphasis of the course is on developing expressive, interpretive drawings from life, while continuing to refine one’s skills.  Critiques and discussions including historical...

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$585

10 sessions

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Portrait Drawing

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

Students will focus on the proportional relationships of the human head and face to achieve naturalistic resemblance in their drawings. Instruction in the use of line, shape, light, and shadow will be explored to achieve believable volumetric form. Black and white as well as color materials will be investigated. A model will be present during each...

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$585

10 sessions

Figure Drawing for Beginners

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

An introduction to drawing from life. We will spend an hour and a half drawing a variety of different positions provided by our model, and talking about the human form, anatomy, and how to teach yourself techniques to draw what you see instead of what you think you're looking at. This is something anyone can learn!  All experience levels wel...

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$20

Life Drawing

at Magical Minds Studio - Oak Park 110 Madison St, Chicago, Illinois 60302

Discover how to draw forms. We'll explore gesture, anatomy, line, and tone using a variety of drawing tools. Each week will focus on a different aspect of drawing. The class will meet once per week, but students will be asked to keep a sketchbook with them during the week to practice the skills they're learning. Materials needed: Sketchbook for practice...

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$115

5 sessions

Figure Drawing (Adults)

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

Working from the nude model, students learn how to draw the human form from direct observation. Class exercises include fast movement and long duration poses as well as content from other visual sources including photographs and the imagination. The essential elements of life drawing, including anatomy, proportion, volume, composition, gesture, and...

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$465

11 sessions

Portrait Drawing

at One Strange Bird - Wicker Park 2124 W Division St, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Learn the art of portrait drawing in our relaxed and engaging environment. Our teaching artists will walk you through creating portraits using reference photos. Use our array of charcoal, pencils, ink, and more to create detailed portraits with step by step instruction.

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$30
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