Drawing & Painting The Portrait is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 4 other Portrait Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Drawing & Painting The Portrait

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston

Course Details
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Evanston, North Side
1717 Central St
Btwn Broadway & Eastwood Avenues
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Purchase Options
Save to WishList

1 person saved this class

Book Private Party
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Ken Minami

What you'll learn in this portrait class:

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.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructor's recommended supply list

  • For Drawing--- vine charcoal, charcoal paper or pencil and paper
  • For Oil Painting--- turpenoid, a variety of brushes in different sizes, 16x20 canvas or similar size. Bring  your collection of oil paints and we will talk about a suggested palette. 

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Tuition is refundable for Adult and YFA (Youth Fine Arts) classes, minus a processing fee for each class dropped, only if the EAC Registrar is notified by or on the next working day after the first class has met. Workshop fees (minus a processing fee) are refundable up until one week prior to the program. 

If the Director of IT and Administration is notified at least one week prior to the scheduled start date, a processing fee of $50 is charged for dropping adult classes, YFA classes, or workshops costing $100 or more or a $25 processing fee is charged for dropping programs costing under $100. 

A processing fee equal to 50% of the tuition is charged for adult or YFA classes and camps that are dropped during the period from six days before the first class meets and the next working day after the first class has met (workshop fees are not refundable during this period). Please refer to the chart below. 

Students are responsible for notifying the Art Center Director of IT and Administration that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from courses or cancellation of tuition or fees. If you must drop a class or workshop after the deadline, no refunds will be given. 

There is no deferred, reduced or pro-rated tuition. Membership is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the Evanston Art Center refund policy.

Refund Schedule for Dropped Classes or Workshops

Type Dropped 7 or more days before the 1st Session* Dropped between 6 days before the 1st Session & the 1st Working day after the 1st Session Dropped after the 1st Working day after the 1st Session*
Adult & YFA Classes & Camps Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** Tuition is refunded minus a processing fee equal to 50% of the Tuition No Refund or Credit
Workshops costing $100 or more Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No refund or credit
Workshops under $100 Tuition refunded minus $25 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No Refund or Credit

*The first session is defined as the first day a class or workshop meets (not the first class or workshop attended).  

**To avoid paying the processing fee, students may elect to receive a full tuition credit for classes or workshops dropped seven days or more before the first session. Tuition credit will expire one year from the date the class or workshop is dropped and must be used in full for EAC class and/or workshop tuition. After the credit is redeemed, no further refund options will be available. 

Tuition credits are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Credits may be transferred to another individual only with written notice.


Google Map

Evanston Art Center

All classes at this location

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 2250 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at Evanston Art Center (46)

School: Evanston Art Center

Evanston Art Center

Evanston Art Center is a non-profit (501(c)3) visual arts organization in Evanston, IL. The Evanston Art Center specializes in art education, scholarship programs, community events, public programs, outreach and exhibitions. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

For more than eighty years...

Read more about Evanston Art Center

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Chicago educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here

4 Top Choices

Introduction to the Portrait in Color

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Working from photos compose and develop portraits in color using paint or pastel.Learn to enohasize the light and form aspects of your portraiture. Previous drawing and painting experience highly recommended. Skill Level: Advanced Notes: This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom prior to your first class. You will...

Wednesday Oct 28th, 1pm - 3pm Central Time

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Introduction to the Portrait

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Academy of Art - Virtual Classroom

Learn to paint portraits with solid dimension and beautiful skin tones with CFA Faculty Manu Saluja. Portrait reference is provided to you in digital format to use for the duration of the course as you draw or paint in your home studio. Learn strategies for achieving proportion, light and shadow with specificity and nuance as it falls across the structure...

Thursday Nov 5th, 10am - 5pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Adult Portraiture: Drawing & Painting the Face (Online)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - Online Virtual Classroom, New York, New York 00000

This is an ONLINE ART CLASS that meets weekly via Zoom. Learn how to draw and paint people you know or admire in this educational & fun class. Capture the likeness of your child, spouse, or sweetheart from the live model right in your own home (or from photographs if they don’t like to pose!). This foundation class will teach you how to set...

Saturday Oct 31st, 3pm - 5pm Eastern Time

Contemporary Portrait Making and Figure Study

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

A contemporary look at drawing and/or painting the portrait and/or the figure through the examination of 20th and 21st century artists from Picasso to Eric Fischl and artists like Chuck Close. Using oil and acrylic paints or drawing materials, the long pose, live models allow direct observation to begin an abstraction or to include in another artwork. ...

Friday Oct 30th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions