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Drawing Nature Seedpods

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

Capture nature’s pods using graphite and colored pencil. These media can be used alone or together to explore the subtle colors found in a variety of pods. Color theory and composition will be considered to create striking finished drawings.  Some experience in colored pencil preferred.  A supply list will be sent. 

Sunday Mar 1st, 9am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)
$312

4 sessions

Wet Felting

at Sister-Arts Studio Inc. - Lincoln Park 721 W Wrightwood , Chicago, Illinois 60614

Tonya Utkina will introduce you to the exciting technique of wet felting using Noro's new fiber "Rainbow Roll". Rainbow Roll is 100% wool pencil roving available in 12 vibrant color combinations. Tonya will guide you in designing your own scarf with the color combination of your choice and small amounts of merino wool & silk. You will design...

Friday Nov 15th, 6pm - 8pm

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Drawing as Meditation

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

Practice drawing and color techniques as a form of meditation. Slow down the art-making process, creating a peaceful and healing experience. Use intuition to connect to natural, creative forces. Through this meditative practice, enjoy calming, observational drawing of plants. Explore using tone and color to create a serene mood with colored pencils...

Saturday Mar 7th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (2 sessions)
$99

2 sessions

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Color Pencil Workshop

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

Students with different levels of experience will learn colored pencil application techniques, with emphasis on transitioning from graphite to color. Various finishing techniques unique to colored pencils will be introduced. Emphasizing form, drawing skills will be strengthened, facilitating your personal expression through botanical art. You will...

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$186

3 sessions

Colored Pencil Botanicals

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

Relax and enjoy the beauty of nature while learning colored pencil techniques! Classes are designed as a series of botanical studies, to give you a solid foundation in using colored pencils. Work from a different plant or flower every week, each with their own challenge of color or texture. Supply list Colored pencils (set of at least 12). Prismacolor...

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$185

5 sessions

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Colored Pencil: Exotic Plants

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

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Greenhouses contain many exotic plants, displayed in facsimiles of their native habitats, which students will use as subjects. Draw from life in the Greenhouses, making studies of the intricate plant structures and colors, then return to the studio to translate studies into compositions. Work in graphite leading to finished...

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$298

5 sessions

Colored Pencil Drawing II

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

Take your colored pencil work to a new level. Explore in depth the techniques introduced in previous colored pencil courses, working toward finished pieces that emphasize composition as well as mastery of the medium.  Students may work with subject matter introduced by the instructor or on personal projects, providing their own plant material....

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$298

5 sessions

Colored Pencil Drawing Course

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

Start with the fundamentals, then delve into working with dry and wet media of colored pencil. Develop your drawing skills through extensive color exploration of value, intensity, and temperature. Learn dry applications, layering, washes, and color-mixing techniques. Work from real life and nature, not from photographs.  Demonstration and...

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$298

6 sessions

Colored Pencil: Enchanting Orchids

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

The luscious colors of orchids, combined with the fine detail required to accurately depict their elaborate structures, make them ideal subjects for the medium of colored pencils on paper or Mylar drafting film. With a visit to the Orchid Show for inspiration, the class will draw from live specimens with the goal of producing high quality finished...

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$349

3 sessions

Botanical Drawing in Colored Pencil

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

Through layering, blending and color mixing, colored pencil allows you to create vibrant works of art featuring flowers and plants.  In this workshop, you will learn the basics of colored pencil techniques with specifically with botanical subjects as your inspiration. Lyndsay is certified in botanical art; she serves as a co-president...

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$135

2 sessions

Colored Pencil: White Flower Techniques

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

Advance your skills by acquiring the techniques and methods for successfully drawing white flowers on white paper.  Learn how to see subtle colors reflected on white objects and express them through a range of warm and cool colors. You will also gain the skills necessary to tackle the rich shadow colors.  Prerequisite: Colored Pencil Workshop,...

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$161.25

2 sessions

Colored Pencil Techniques (Ages 16+)

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

Colored pencils aren't only for kids anymore! You will create vibrant and realistic drawings while building colored pencil techniques such as layering, blending and color mixing. Experiment and explore the possibilities of this versatile medium using photographs or from life. Note: Please reach out to [email protected] for the Supply List

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$315

9 sessions

Color Pencil on Slate

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

Working on slate can bring unique textures to your color pencil drawings. Learn how to apply color pencil to this interesting surface, some erasing techniques, and incorporating the texture into your drawing. The Greenhouse will be our inspiration. Some color pencil experience required.

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$119

2 sessions

Colored Pencil on Mylar

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

For those familiar with the use of colored pencil on paper, here is the opportunity to work with the new popular substrate, Mylar film. Colored pencils on film can depict the rich, glowing color of florals, with the potential for adding the illusion of depth and atmospheric fade.  Techniques covered include working on both sides of the film,...

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$239

2 sessions

Colored Pencil on Film

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

​Required Materials: Basic set of colored pencils—bring what you have, wax or oil based (no water soluble pencilsplease). Be sure it includes a full range of values from very dark to very light in the primaryand secondary colors. Sketchbook Tracing paper pad Pencil sharpener Pencils 3⁄4 inch or 1 inch drafting tape Light drawing board...

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$169

2 sessions

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