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Acrylic Pours

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

Who needs brushes when you can pour acrylic paint and create unique and unpredictable works of art? Experiment with acrylic pours learning new techniques and approaches to create either stand-alone abstract paintings or backgrounds for further development. Supply List (Kathy Cunningham): Acrylic paint -- blue, yellow, red, white gallon of Floetrol...

Thursday Oct 24th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

Painting I: Acrylics & Oils

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

Painting I, Acrylic is the introduction to the fundamentals of painting. We warmly recommend taking this course prior to any other painting course, even if your ultimate medium of choice is oil. Acrylics are fast drying, water-based paints, and will allow for quicker exploration of various approaches to painting.  Because of this, technical...

Thursday Oct 31st, 7pm - 10pm

  (7 sessions)
$280

7 sessions

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Intro to Painting

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

Explore your own expressive style through the practice and discipline of painting, and learn the fundamentals of color blending & balance. Create your own abstract, surreal, and representational paintings, as you learn the basics of painting with water based paints. Whether you prefer to paint still life or abstract expression, you will learn to...

Sunday Nov 17th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 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 Oct 29th, 1pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)
$235

6 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 Oct 28th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

Creating on Water Workshop

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

Creating ON Water is a unique process that combines science with art.  The process involves floating an acrylic mixture on a 'specially' prepared bath and allows the artist to manipulate the paint into delightful shapes and compositions to be eventually printed.   The images created are very unique to this process and...

Monday Mar 30th, 9am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)
$400

2 sessions

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Painting with Acrylics

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

A strong introduction to painting in which students learn about color mixing, painting techniques and composition. Each student receives 1-on-1 instruction and everyone is encouraged to develop personal themes. The focus is exclusively acrylics. Students will learn the specifics of this rich technique, which can equal the wonders of oil when well-mastered....

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$345

10 sessions

Exploring Narrative in Acrylic

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

This course will provoke students to convey a compelling narrative through painting. We will experiment with various acrylic paints, mediums, surfaces, and techniques to develop a personal approach to image making.  Through individual dialogue, class discussions, and critiques, students will receive feedback and direction on how to challenge...

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$585

10 sessions

Explorations in Acrylic Paint

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

This course will introduce students to acrylic painting through the exploration of traditional and contemporary approaches to the medium. Through demonstrations, individual dialogue, class discussions, and critiques, students will learn how to work with the acrylic paints.  Artists including Mark Bradford, Helen Frankenthaler, and Mark Rothko...

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$685

5 sessions

Beginning Acrylic Painting

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

Learn fundamental acrylic painting skills while practicing the art of expression, line, gesture, rhythm, tone and color. Achieve an understanding of acrylic materials and techniques as you work with both observational and imaginative painting methods, becoming familiar with acrylic painting in stylistic periods in art history and contemporary art. ...

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$345

12 sessions

Intro to Acrylic Painting Through Landscapes

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

Learn the basics of acrylic painting to create beautiful landscapes while exploring a variety of color schemes and painting techniques.

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$215

6 sessions

Painting I, Acrylic

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

Painting I, Acrylic is the introduction to the fundamentals of painting. We warmly recommend taking this course prior to any other painting course, even if your ultimate medium of choice is oil. Acrylics are fast drying, water-based paints, and will allow for quicker exploration of various approaches to painting.  Because of this, technical rules...

No Upcoming Schedules
$260

8 sessions

Exploring Acrylics: From Basics to Pushing the Limits

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

Acrylics are versatile paints, and this class explores a range of techniques from traditional to contemporary. From experimenting with the lines of paints to using different mediums, we will work on projects such as layering, making gel skins for abstract landscapes, subtractive painting pouring, mono printing, and more!  First day of class,...

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$215

6 sessions

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Acrylic Pours for Jewelry Ages 16+

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

Make cabochons for jewelry using the fun and unpredictability of acrylic pours. Week one will be creating pours, and week two will be the completion of the cabochons. Skill Level: All Levels

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$135

2 sessions

Painting: Abundance

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

In this class, we will be using acrylic paint to create a festive yet unique rendition of the classic cornucopia. We will start with surprisingly simple techniques using shapes, lines, and dots to setup our composition and then slowly delve into creating the fruits/veggies (or anything else that comes to mind) of our "Abundance."  This class...

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$70
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