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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 343 Harrison St, Chicago, Illinois 60304

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

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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

Figure Drawing Sampler

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

This is a unique opportunity to sign up for a single day art class. This is designed for potential students who want to gain basic-level exposure to the visual arts at the Evanston Art Center. We want this to be a low stress, low commitment way to experience EAC offerings. One-day workshops in other disciplines are also available. Note: This workshop...

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$95

Open Studio (Figure)

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

Open to everyone!   Open Studio (Figure) is a live model session. Anyone can register for these sessions, our students and non-students alike.  The form of the class is similar to that of advanced courses. Keep in mind that instructors will not give a lecture from the class you missed, or any lecture at all, but only work one on one with...

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$20

Figure Drawing for Illustration

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course helps students develop illustration skills with an emphasis on the body, gesture, and proportion. Working from a live clothed model, students are taught how to express the mood and texture of a wide variety of clothing fabrics, and how to communicate fashion design concepts with style and expression. This class is suited for illustration...

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$585

10 sessions

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Self-Portraiture

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

Self-portraiture has a rich tradition in the history of art making. From the ancient Greeks, Rembrandt, and van Gogh to today, artists have always used their own faces as subjects for their work.  Coursework will include the study of art historical references and exploration of self-portraiture working from photos, mirrors, and memory in a variety...

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$292.50

5 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...

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$480

12 sessions

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High School Drawing & Painting Intensive II (Age 15-18)

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

Perfect for local teens interested in furthering their artistic abilities in the subjects of painting and drawing. The program was developed from Loyola Academy, ETHS, and New Trier High School. Perfect for advanced high school art students serious about pursuing art.  Designed to enhance a student’s ability to render objects and the figure...

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$450

5 sessions

Pushing The Figure: Abstraction and Beyond

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

Designed for the figurative painter  A costumed model, will be placed in an interesting compositional arrangement, allowing you  to explore expressive stylistic choices, a more conceptual or abstract rendering, or concentrate on a distinct visual treatment. Prepare to work in a chosen medium, drawing/painting.

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$440

11 sessions

SEEING the Art Institute of Chicago

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

SEEING the Art Institute of Chicago: The Collection as Inspiration This new course is about learning to see using the wonders of the Art Institute of Chicago as subject and the activity of drawing as the tool to learn to see. Each day will explore a new perspective - the figure, composition, perspective, and gesture. Class sessions will begin in...

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$685

5 sessions

Drawing from Life for Teens

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

In this beginning figure drawing class, work with a live (clothed) model, developing foundational drawing skills with long figure poses as well as quick dynamic ones. Develop foundational skills in techniques such as line quality, texture, composition, and foreshortening, with a focus on really understanding tonal shading. Experimenting with various...

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$155

4 sessions

Abstract Painting from the Figure

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

Delve into color and shape, finding inspiration in observation of the posed model. Create quick, small, colorful paper collages to kick-start abstract thinking.  Move on to develop a larger painting, diving into your own expression of your visual experience. You will be encouraged to utilize core principles of composition to strengthen the power...

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$160

2 sessions

Oil Painting (Early College Program)

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

Designed for students with little or no experience in oil painting, this course introduces the specific materials and processes of the medium. Demonstrations on stretching a canvas, laying out a palette, various paint application techniques, and color mixing provide the fundamentals of oil painting and a strong foundation for creating portfolio-quality...

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$465

10 sessions

Winter Break: High School Drawing Painting Camp

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

This camp is designed to enhance a student's ability to render objects and the figure through dry and wet media. In this camp, students will not only engage technique and study, but learn how to build concepts and think like an artist.

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$230

4 sessions

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