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Tropical Plein Air

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

We’ll draw and paint in either the Lincoln Park Conservatory or the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Work in watercolors and watercolor pencils, drawing mediums, or acrylics. Focus includes instruction on creating quick thumbnail sketches, composition, and color. Materials: small sketchbook Staedtler #3b pencils kneaded eraser.

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$110

3 sessions

Colored Pencil: A Mixed-Media Approach

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

New! You will learn how colored pencil can be mixed with various mediums—graphite, watercolor, pastel, and ink.  These techniques can speed up the process of colored pencil and create some unique looks.  Prerequisite:  Colored Pencil Workshop Colored Pencil Drawing Course or previous colored pencil coursework. The School’s...

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$349

4 sessions

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Compelling Points of View

at Ingrid's Originals Inc. - Lakeview 3729 N Ravenswood Ave Suite #138, Chicago, Illinois 60613

Creative Compositions with Sketchbook & Camera The success of a painting starts with your initial vision before you even pick up a pencil or brush.  The key is learning how to understand and capture this vision in your artwork.  Bill has always found his sketchbook to be one of his most valuable tools and he uses it as an experimental...

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$325

2 sessions

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Drawing Basics Multi-Session

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

Learn how to illustrate anything your heart desires with our Multi-Session Drawing Basics class for beginners. Students will begin with simple drawings and move onto more complex scenes throughout the course. Take your drawing skills to the next level and discover your own personal style as an illustrator!

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$175

4 sessions

Coloring Monarchs and Milkweeds

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

Come with a box of colored pencils, and make beautiful butterflies come to life on a coloring page. No previous art experiences are required. The instructor will show simple techniques step by step. Illustrated line drawing will be provided.

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$59

Spring Break Art Camp

at Art Side Out Studio & MASK SHOP - Portage Park 4041 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Make Fun Art all day with our helpful teaching artists. Develop skills and complete fun projects in drawing, painting and making 3-D art. Bring a lunch.

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$280

8 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

3-Week: Illustration Basics

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

Learn how to illustrate anything your heart desires with our 3-Week Illustration Basics class for beginners. Students will begin with simple drawings and move onto more complex scenes throughout the course. Take your drawing skills to the next level and discover your own personal style as an illustrator!

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$125

3 sessions

Rocker's Delight Mezzotint Special

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Join Duffy O'Connor for a six-week course in the seductive intaglio technique of mezzotint. Learn to use the rocking tool, scraper and burnisher to produce beautiful, atmospheric prints! Commitment is required; all students must purchase their own mezzotint rocker. Students are encouraged to purchase one through Takach Press. Teens ages 15-17 may...

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$270

6 sessions

The Art of the 5 x 7 Sketch

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

The back-of-a-napkin-sized drawing is a capture of a moment’s impression rather than detail and precision. This garden design class is an introduction to sketching landscape elements freehand in a spirit of casual, carefree freedom. This course is an abbreviated shorthand course in landscape drawing. Also featured is a new class session on adding...

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$169

3 sessions

Innovative Approaches to Pen and Ink Drawings

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

Innovative Approaches to Pen and Ink Drawings with Watercolor Washes After drawing the subject in pen and ink to capture the essence of the motif, a loose, liquid application of watercolor paint will be used to bring the piece to life.  Various sketching techniques will be taught as well as loose applications of washes of color. Artist inspiration...

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$199

4 sessions

Fashion Flats

at The New School - Chicago Online Classroom, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Note that this class is being offered Online. Students will have weekly submission deadlines for assignments but can watch videos and work on assignments at their own pace. Students will have access to the Online Learning class within the period, anytime day or night, but will still have direct instructor involvement. For Online Classroom, please...

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$816

10 sessions

Observational Drawing Camp (Ages 12-14)

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

Coordinate your hand and eye while mastering still life, natural landscapes, and portraiture. All skill levels are welcome as students develop fundamental drawing skills while working with charcoal, pencils, pen and ink, and oil pastel. This class covers line, shapes, perspective,composition, shading and light.

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$255

5 sessions

Observational Drawing Camp (Ages 9-11)

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

Coordinate your hand and eye while mastering still life, natural landscapes, and portraiture. All skill levels are welcome as students develop fundamental drawing skills while working with charcoal, pencils, pen and ink, and oil pastel. This class covers line, shapes, perspective,composition, shading and light.

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$255

5 sessions

Drawn from Nature: Student Exhibition

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

Get your paintbrushes ready and your pencils sharpened! Registration is now open for the 2018 Drawn from Nature:Student Botanical Arts Exhibition. Students of all levels are welcome, but you must register and submit your entries by July 30 to participate. Drawn from Nature is an annual botanical arts exhibition that features selected artwork...

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