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Oil Painting for Beginners

at Ausrine's Arts Room - Evanston 1205 Crain Street, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Students will learn the basics of color theory, composition, oil painting tools and methods. Some supplies (oil paint in primary colors and canvas boards) will be provided.  Additional list of recommended supplies will be emailed after signing in. One field trip will be optional.  No previous experiance in painting is necessary.

Monday Oct 28th, 10am - 1pm

  (6 sessions)
$650

6 sessions

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

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Fun Faces: Face Painting for Beginners

at Seeds Center - Edgewater 1212 W Balmoral Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Ever wanted to paint faces like a professional? Now you can learn how! This course taught by Colorbuzz owner and founder Kat Archer, will give you the introductory skills you need to make a wonderful impression at your next birthday party or event. Fun Faces is the class that will make you a hit among the tiny faces in your life one colorful line...

Saturday Oct 26th, 10am - 11:30am

Creative Uses for Inks

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

Inks have the ability to create fluid and impressionistic effects on both porous and non-porous surfaces. Using ceramic tile, clayboard, canvas, wood, glass, metal, fabric, and rice paper, learn how to utilize and control ink to create one-of-a-kind works of art that allow you to flex your creativity. Skill Level: Beginner

Friday Nov 1st, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

Painting Vibrant Flora in Oils

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

Render flowers richly and beautifully in oil paints! Discover how to achieve vibrant, confident-looking artworks that convey a sense of light, shadow, and sculptural form. Color mixing and brush stroke application will also be a major focus, to avoid muddiness and over-blending. You will start with a paint-along demonstration and receive individual...

Sunday Dec 1st, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Watercolor Pencils

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

Watercolor pencils offer an exciting, new dimension to the art of sketching and designing. This vibrant medium allows you to float between a sketch and color washing – adding a new sense of creative freedom. We will explore different techniques including dry and wet pencils, layering, shading, color blending, and more. Please bring the following...

Thursday Oct 24th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$185

6 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

Silk Resist Painting

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

Resist" is a traditional method of silk painting which involves drawing or tracing an image on silk fabric with a wax based solution. When the resist is dry we use special silk paint to fill in the shapes created by the resist, then wash off the resist to reveal the entire image. Select your own image. You will be impressed your beautiful translucent...

Friday Nov 22nd, 6pm - 8pm

Build Your Own Tableware: A Mug and a Bowl

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen 917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

In this two hour workshop, you will be shown how to make a set of mugs and a bowl. This is a great introduction to hand building with clay and is just enough time to gain an understanding of the material and make something you’ll be proud of. After the session, you will leave your pieces with us, and we will process them for you i.e. glaze and...

Saturday Oct 26th, 5pm - 7pm

10-Week Painting Session (Winter)

at Ed Hinkley Studio - Horner Park 4052 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618

A typical class has three to six individuals painting at different levels: from those beginning to use watercolor, who have some experience or taken classes in drawing or painting, to those familiar with various water media, who enjoy working in a mentoring relationship to develop a body of work, pursue commissions, exhibitions, artist residencies,...

Monday Jan 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$415

10 sessions

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Wine & Warhol Painting Party

at Artpie - Waukegan 608 North Ave, Waukegan, Illinois 60085

Enjoy complimentary wine while we guide you through your Warhol inspired painting! No experience required, when you are finished you will be amazed at what you’ve created!  Proceeds from Wine & Warhol Parties goes to fund free art workshops for area students!

No Upcoming Schedules
$40

Watercolor for Beginners

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

The first step to becoming comfortable with painting in watercolor is to get familiar with watercolor techniques and color theory. In watercolor, one must read "through" the colors due to the transparent nature of the medium.  Create color studies, practice creating a "flat wash," learn the five components of building a solid composition in watercolor,...

No Upcoming Schedules
$280

8 sessions

Oil Painting Class IV - Beginners

at Ausrine's Arts Room - Evanston 1123 Florence Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

This is forth class of five for students who would like to gain basic knowledge in oil painting, methods and materials.

No Upcoming Schedules
$75

Oil Painting Class V - Beginners

at Ausrine's Arts Room - Evanston 1123 Florence Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Fifth and the last class of five for students who would like to gain basic knowledge in oil painting, methods and materials. This is the final class for the semester and critique/discussion will happen during the extra hour after the class.

No Upcoming Schedules
$75

Oil Painting II - Beginners

at Ausrine's Arts Room - Evanston 1123 Florence Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Second Class for students who would like to gain some knowledge in oil painting materials and technique. Block of 5 classes will be offered and encourage to consider. Students are welcome to join class any time.

No Upcoming Schedules
$75
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