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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 Sep 9th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

Creative Uses for Inks

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

Inks have the ability to create fluid and impressionistic effects on both porous and non-porous surfaces. Using ceramic tile, clayboard, canvas, wood, glass, metal, fabric, and rice paper, learn how to utilize and control ink to create one-of-a-kind works of art that allow you to flex your creativity. Skill Level: Beginner

Friday Sep 20th, 7pm - 10pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

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Chicago Skyline at Sunset

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...

Friday Sep 20th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Pen & Ink & Watercolor (Ages 16+)

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

Using still life and reference material, students will create drawings and paintings using a variety of pens–dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, watercolors, Dr. Martin Watercolors, and brushes on various papers. For supply list click here

Friday Sep 13th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$215

6 sessions

Pen & Ink & Dr. Martin Watercolor

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

Create studies and one finished piece using dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, and Dr. Martin watercolors. The instructor will provide a still life, or you can bring in still life material. Please click here for the Material List. Material List for December 7, 2019, please click here

Saturday Dec 7th, 9:30am - 4pm

Paint Nite: Teal Sunset Sail II
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Paint Nite: Teal Sunset Sail II

at Yaymaker - Lakeview 3032 N Lincoln 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. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it. Yaymaker...

Sunday Sep 22nd, 1pm - 3pm

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$28
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$35

Close Focus Pastel

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

Whether painting a single botanical subject or a complex still life, pastel is a perfect medium for expressing the beauty of the subject. Your style can be either loose or detailed. You will explore color, composition, and intention in this class.  Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing 1. A supply list will be sent with your confirmation. ART elective...

Sunday Sep 29th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$298

5 sessions

Night Photography: Painting with Light

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

When the sun drops below the horizon, bring the Garden to life by photographing your selected subject with a beam of light. Moving a light source during a long exposure creates a look that can only be obtained by using light as a brush. Students must have a DSLR camera (no phones or tablets, please) and a sturdy tripod. A cable or remote shutter release...

Tuesday Oct 15th, 6pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)
$290

4 sessions

Starry Knight

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...

Friday Oct 18th, 7pm - 9pm

Romance in Santorini

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...

Saturday Oct 19th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Meant to Be Together

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 Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided. Only participants ages 21+ are allowed...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Painted Wood Signs

at Shiny Squirrel Art Studio, Inc - Irving Park 4240 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Add some character to your home, garden, or even workspace by learning the simple yet fun way of designing your own wood sign through stenciling and other techniques! No experience needed and all supplies provided!  Each student gets to paint/stencil and take home an aprox. 12"x16" wood sign.

Wednesday Sep 18th, 7pm - 9pm

Houseplants 101

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

Learn to select the right plant for a particular indoor space and how to determine ideal lighting levels. Explore correct watering principles and know when to repot and prune your houseplants. Featured plants include Phalaenopsis orchids, bonsai, terrariums, and air plants.

Sunday Oct 13th, 9am - 11am

Gouache: Capturing Autumn Textures

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

Gouache is a medium known for its intense color and opacity. Learn how to work light on dark to capture the details found in fall's pods and remnants of the summer season. You will work in the traditional English style using dry brush. Gouache and paper will be provided by the instructor.  Prerequisite: Watercolor I or previous experience. ...

Saturday Oct 26th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$287

2 sessions

Architect of Light: It's All About the Light

at Ingrid's Originals Inc. - Lakeview 3729 N Ravenswood Ave Suite #138, Chicago, Illinois 60613

The focus of this three-day  studio workshop is on finding and expressing our own artistic voice. Fundamentals will be demonstrated and duality….the dialogue between opposing forces that finds resolution or not… on the paper’s surface, will also be explored.  A painting demonstration will be done first thing in the morning to illustrate...

Friday Oct 11th, 9am - 4pm

  (3 sessions)
$490

3 sessions

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