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The Art of Music

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Get your artistic juices flowing! In this hour-long workshop, you'll learn how to mindfully interpret music and sound into visual art. Using oil and chalk pastels and tempera paint, we will create 3 works of art inspired by different musical pieces. We will also have a discussion and feedback session following the creation of your art - this allows...

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$20

A Walk in the Park

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

This painting was originally created by Graham Gercken, who is an award winning Australian artist. No art experience required. Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided. BYOB, Free Parking, we provide cups, bottle openers, ice and water.

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$25

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Drawing and Painting The Nude: The Long Pose

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

Designed for the student who wishes to pursue a figure painting or drawing in greater depth. Two and three-week poses allow more time for a thorough study of the model. Painting students will be encouraged to draw with the brush in full color.  Drawing students can work with charcoal, conté crayon, pencil or pastel. Every class will start with...

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$480

12 sessions

Color Mixing

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

Learn to mix accurate, exciting color including the vivid, specific hues of flowers, the bright and subdued greens of leaves, and the deep, subtle colors in shadows. We'll make charts for permanent reference and then apply this knowledge to paint flowers and leaves from live specimens. We will work in watercolor, but exercises apply to all media.

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$298

6 sessions

Making Paint from Scratch

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

Learn the basic principles of paint fabrication, canvas stretching and priming to deepen your knowledge of the properties of various pigments. Make a painting from the raw materials, the way painters were doing it before readymade paints were available. The session will cover acrylic, oil and other kinds of paints.

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$130

2 sessions

Koi Harmony

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

Thinking about tapping to your creativity? Sip and Make! In a relaxed, social setting, a professional artist will guide the class step-by-step through replicating the nights featured painting Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided. Only participants...

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$25

Watercolor 1

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

Watercolor is an ideal medium to achieve a naturalistic style in botanic art. You will learn basic color mixing and paint-handling exercises, progressing to rendering textures and form in color, and using paint-layering techniques.  Prerequisites: Botanical Drawing 1 and Color Mixing

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$298

6 sessions

Paint Nite: One Cool Flower

at Yaymaker - Wrigleyville 3554 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60657

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Show up early to find your seat, grab a bite, and get a cocktail in hand. Yaymaker events give you everything you need to...

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$35

Paint Nite: Tahitian Sunset

at Yaymaker - Lakeview 3358 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Show up early to find your seat, grab a bite, and get a cocktail in hand. Yaymaker events give you everything you need to...

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$35

The Jaguar and the Tree

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

Thinking about tapping to your creativity? Sip and Make! In a relaxed, social setting, a professional artist will guide the class step-by-step through replicating the nights featured painting Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided. Only participants...

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$25

Paint Nite: Strolling Through Autumn II

at Yaymaker - Lincoln Park 950 W Webster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Show up early to find your seat, grab a bite, and get a cocktail in hand. Yaymaker events give you everything you need to...

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$35

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Drawing Studio (Middle School Program)

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course offers an introduction to drawing as an exciting means of expression through writing, discussion, sketchbooks, and individual and group projects. Students explore a variety of drawing techniques and approaches to build their technical, spatial, and creative abilities, including essential elements of 2D design and art.  Working with...

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$465

10 sessions

Wine Time

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

Thinking about tapping to your creativity? Sip and Make! In a relaxed, social setting, a professional artist will guide the class step-by-step through replicating the nights featured painting

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$25

Exploring Gouache Painting

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

Gouache is the only water-based medium that can be reactivated at any time. Although the word originates from guazzo, meaning watercolor, its thick, opaque properties make it a forgiving medium producing different results from traditional watercolor. Get acquainted with a medium that dates back to the middle ages, and add it to your repertoire! Check...

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$180

3 sessions

Cats on Tree

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

Thinking about tapping to your creativity? In a relaxed, social setting, a professional artist will guide the class step-by-step through replicating the nights featured painting  Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided.

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$25
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