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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
37 S Wabash Ave
Btwn E Monroe & E Madison Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Building and room: Sharp 1216
Course number 2454
No Class Nov 28
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Erik Brown

What you'll learn in this painting class:

This is a painting course with designers and Graphic and Interior Design certificate students in mind. The goal will be to sidestep the pressures of traditional realistic representation in favor of employing visual perception tactics, psychology, and strategy in addressing self-expressive goals, context, and audience. Students will study the formal elements of painting - color, shape, composition, illusion of depth, materiality, and dynamism - as methods that both evoke the expectations and history surrounding painting, and to craft and modulate viewer relationships. 

Students will work in water-based paint, mixed media, and spatial design, and class exercises will be aesthetic puzzles to be solved with critical analysis and group discussion. 

Note: Previous painting experience is not necessary.

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago

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Refund Policy
FOR ADULTS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to the second class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class.
FOR KIDS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to Friday, May 13.
  • 100 percent tuition refund less $100 cancellation fee after May 13 and prior to the second class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class has met.
Any requests for exceptions to the cancellation policy as stated above must be submitted in writing and accompanied by the school's refund exception form which will be sent to you by CourseHorse after we receive your request.

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