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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

Painting Vibrant Flora & Landscapes 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, then work on...

Wednesday Oct 30th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

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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

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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

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

Mixed Media Art

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

Students will create dynamic, multi-layered compositions with a variety of materials: watercolor/acylic/water soluable oil paint, ink, images, found objects, and pastels. Techniques explored will include photo transferring, collage, monotype printing, drawing, painting, and assemblage. Emphasis is on conceptual practice and personal process.

Wednesday Nov 20th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 sessions

Bath Bomb Workshop

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

What are bath bombs? Bath bombs are a fusion of organic ingredients and essential oils that when coming into contact with your bath or water create an explosion of creative colours, oils and fragrances to help provide a relaxing and aromatic aura instilling a sense of fun into your bath. Are there different types of Bath Bombs? Here at Color Cocktail,...

Saturday Oct 26th, 4:45pm - 6:45pm

Painting II & Drawing II

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

PAINTING II The Painting II course is open to all returning students who took at least one of the introductory painting courses, as well as for those who have previous experience outside the studio. This course focuses on developing your skill, personal language and body of work. The course is ever changing throughout a year: we shall introduce...

Sunday Oct 27th, 1:15pm - 3:15pm

  (8 sessions)
$260

8 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

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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Introduction to Oil Painting

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

Open to all levels, this class will immerse you in the painting process from day one. Students will learn how to select, compose, and paint based on strong design, values, and colors. This wonderful medium allows for extended manipulation and nuances of interpretation. Required Supplies: Paints, 37 ml tubes • Alizarin crimson • Cadmium red light...

No Upcoming Schedules
$298

6 sessions

Oil Painting en Plein Air

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

Let the summer scenes of the Garden inspire you in this three-day workshop. Explore design, composition, use of color, value, and drawing. Stress will be placed on designing the painting, as well as a practical approach of emphasizing the elements of solid painting. We will spend a portion of the class painting in the Garden as weather allows. ...

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$169

3 sessions

Capturing the Colors of Summer

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

Bring color into your landscape painting this summer. Discover how painters think about composition and color in nature.  A brief review of color and light will help you represent the landscape. You will create small paintings in the medium of your choice, such as gouache, acrylic, watercolor, and oil. Color drawing materials such as pastel and...

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$159

4 sessions

Color in the Autumn Landscape

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

Capture the fleeting colors of autumn. Learn how painters think about color and light in nature. We will learn to break through the limitations of local color in representing the landscape.  Students will create small paintings in the medium of their choice, including gouache, acrylic, watercolor, and oil. Color drawing materials...

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$349

6 sessions

Color in the Summer Landscape

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

Bring color into your landscape painting this summer. Students will learn how painters think about color in nature. A brief review of color and light will help students represent the landscape, and Nina Weiss will also discuss composition ideas.  Students will create small paintings in the medium of their choice, including gouache, acrylic, watercolor,...

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$159

2 sessions

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