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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...

Wednesday Feb 5th, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Portrait Photography

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course is designed for students specifically interested in contemporary portrait photography. Students investigate various formal and conceptual approaches to help refine and advance their skills with the goal of creating a small body of work.  Coursework includes presentations and discussions of the work of contemporary photographers, as...

Monday Feb 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

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All Ages Paint Nite: Snowman Portrait

at Yaymaker - Ravenswood 4600 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Calling all Parents!! Come paint with your little ones! Yaymaker Chicago wants to help you create new memories with the entire family. We are excited to invite you to our All Ages Events this winter! Now you and your youngsters can spend quality time together painting a holiday inspired picture....

Wednesday Jan 22nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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$28
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$35

Intermediate Photography

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

Learn more photography skills in this intermediate class that covers studio photography and offers portrait photography tips. Learn professional techniques. This class covers the golden rules of composition plus high key and low key photography. You'll learn how to use flash photography well and how to shoot using natural light; You'll have opportunity...

Tuesday Jan 14th, 5pm - 6:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$99

4 sessions

History of Photography

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

Explore the history of photography beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of Daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie and through to contemporary photography. Along the way we’ll discover some of the great photographers and examine how this relatively...

Thursday Jan 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$149

3 sessions

Sketchbook Skills in the Greenhouses

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

Sketchbooks are rewarding, personal, and a way to hone drawing skills. You will draw from nature, plein air-style, in the Greenhouses, using various portable media. Give yourself the freedom to sketch unique specimens without the pressure of producing a final plant portrait—instead, creating a record of your artistic journey.  A supply list...

Wednesday Apr 1st, 9am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$449

6 sessions

Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)
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Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a half day, 3 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Thursday Dec 19th, 10am - 1pm

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$270
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$300
All Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)
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All Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Thursday Dec 19th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
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$485
Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ St. James
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ St. James

at Digital Photo Academy - Near North Side 65 E Huron St, Chicago, Illinois 60611

With the original stained glass windows, bordering the pews of warm, glowing sunlight, The St. James Episcopal Cathedral offers great photographs. Your instructor will share techniques in silhouettes of portraits back-lit by the stained glass as well as a study of angles from the upper level of the sanctuary and the leading lines of the center aisle...

Saturday Mar 7th, 11am - 2pm

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$89.10
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$99
Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Lincoln Zoo
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Lincoln Zoo

at Digital Photo Academy - Lincoln Park 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Composition in the Field: Lincoln Park Zoo Sometimes it is quite a challenge to create a compelling image of animals and other attractions at a zoo. The bars, the other visitors, various debris lead to distracting elements of making the best images. Your Digital Photo Academy instructor will offer tips on playing the waiting game to get photographs...

Saturday May 2nd, 11:30am - 2:30pm

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$89.10
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$99
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Portraiture 101

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Subject lighting is a precise science that portraitists have refined over centuries. In order to create a top quality portrait, photographers must learn and master the fundamental techniques of studio lighting. Concepts: Achieving precise exposure using a handheld light meter Using one, two, three and four light sources to create formal portraits...

No upcoming schedules
$295

4 sessions

Portrait Photography Lighting

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

Explore and develop fine art portraiture and lighting techniques. We will focus on how to use lighting to create dynamic portraits on location or in studio. Lighting and portrait photographs will be created in different styles. We will work with professional models. The work of historic and contemporary artists will serve as inspiration. FPC required...

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$849

4 sessions

Advanced Portraiture

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

The Advanced Portraiture class is on Thursday evenings and will cover the essentials of Advanced Portraiture. You will learn to light for shape and form. Concepts: Achieving precise exposure using a handheld exposure meter Lighting for shape and form Qualities of light Posing Subjects Traditional Portraiture Advanced Techniques Each class consists...

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$295

4 sessions

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Painting & Drawing III: Portrait

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

In this course we shall concentrate on portrait, working from a live model. Students are free to use mediums of their choice, but will be encouraged to follow suggested assignments and approach the subject in different ways. Homework: Students are strongly encouraged to do assigned homework regularly, as continuous practice is crucial to...

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$380

8 sessions

Drawing & Painting The Portrait

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

See how shadow and light reveal the forms of the head and how these individual forms fit into a coordinated whole. For painting, learn to organize the major color relationships . Composition, light effects, and atmosphere will be studied to produce lively paintings and drawings. There will be one pose lasting three weeks for a thorough model study....

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$405

10 sessions

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