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Intermediate Drawing

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

Work with graphite and charcoal to build and hone your drawing comfort and ability. The graphite drawings will include a still life and a surrealist-inspired artwork. Later, focus on portraiture and create drawings from a photographic reference, as well as a live model. Required Materials: *All materials should be brought to class unless noted ...

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$340

9 sessions

Children's Picture Book Illustration

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

Choose a classic children’s picture book or bring in your own picture book story and learn about making sequential scenes and creating a picture book dummy. The class will cover thumbnail layouts, storyboarding and using a scanner/computers to create the book dummies.  Bring to 1st class:  9 x 12 inch or larger sketchbook tracing paper...

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$410

12 sessions

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Drawing On Inspiration

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

Learn the methods of interpreting your inner vision onto paper using pens, colored pencils, pencils, markers. All skill levels welcome. Students will do a variety of projects that teach useful drawing techniques.

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$25

Drawing on Site: Urban Sketching Intensive

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

In this course, students of all levels will engage in the immersive practice of urban sketching, drawing on site in locations around the city. Students will use their preferred drawing materials and work in their own style and voice as they visit a variety of sites, which may include a limited-access rehearsal of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, behind-the-scenes...

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$685

5 sessions

Botanicals on Coquille Board

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

Coquille board is a lovely textured surface that encourages fast, fun, and beautiful renderings of botanical subjects. We will start in full value black and white and move on to color. A supply list will be sent with your confirmation.

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$186

2 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

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

Outdoor Travel Sketching

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

You love to draw, and you love to travel.  How best to combine the two? Learn how to maximize your time as you sketch and draw the beautiful Evanston Lakefront Landscape. Learn how to extract your vision from the landscape using elements of composition & gesture: to render basic forms of the landscape; and to use color in an exciting new way....

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$165

2 sessions

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

Sketching at the Baha'i Temple (Ages 14-18)

at Evanston Art Center

Enjoy sketching the beautiful Baha'i Temple in Wilmette using pencil and ink pens! Learn how to sketch the overall building, and then focus on specific architectural details.  Class will meet at the Welcome Center at the Temple. The instructor will be in touch prior to class with more information.

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$110

2 sessions

Youth Painting and Drawing (Ages 7-14)

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

Learn new materials, methods, and principles of drawing and painting. As you create multimedia projects, you will gain an understanding of shape, form, value, composition, proportion, perspective and color.

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$345

12 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

Learn How to Draw

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

This class is designed for those who have a desire to draw and are convinced they can't. Learn the fundamental principles of putting pencil to paper by developing a basic pencil-line technique. Understand how to establish shape, form, depth, and dimension, as well as proportions and perspective! This class is also recommended for beginning horticultural...

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$312

6 sessions

Drawing Art History

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

Throughout history, artists have trained by learning from artists that came before them. We will focus on different areas of art history with particular emphasis on technique, including composition, line quality, values, etc. and then practice these techniques firsthand.

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$185

5 sessions

Drawing Studio:Multi-level

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

This class is designed for students with prior drawing experience interested in investigating new subjects and themes while developing technical and conceptual skills through experimentation with a variety of methods and materials. Creative exploration will include exercises addressing scale, mixed-media processes, drawing formats, and series. Individual...

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$585

9 sessions

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