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Explorations in Collage

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

Examine different types of collage, altered art, and other forms of mixed-media utilized by Dada, Surrealist, and contemporary artists. The first few classes will focus on different types and approaches to collage, with the final weeks focusing on combining collage and other media.  Techniques and practices covered include Photomontage, Text...

Sunday Sep 15th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$215

6 sessions

Moldmaking 101 (Ages 16+)

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

Learn the basics of silicone mold making, creating 1-part molds and 2-part molds from a variety of different silicones and rubbers. Cast plastic or wax into your mold, and manipulate it further through carving, heat, or paint, which can then be hand-painted.  Mold making is a key technique for those interested in production. All molds created...

Thursday Sep 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

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The Chicago Mosaic School at EAC: Plaster in Mosaic

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

The Chicago Mosaic School At Eac: Plaster in Mosaic Workshop Learn the technique of incorporating plaster into your mosaic work. Plaster surfaces create a unique contrast from surrounding materials in texture and a wide variety of color. Its application can range from a portion of the subject (i.e., the face of a figure) to a background element. ...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 10am - 3pm

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Soy Candle Making

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Make your own candle from scratch. Create your own scent and pick a color. Curate Your Own Embedded Flower Garden. All materials included and you will take home a 12 oz candle (90 hours of burn time) Please note: Vouchers not allowed for this class Doors open 30 min prior to class start time We do not accept late arrivals Free Street Parking...

Friday Aug 30th, 6pm - 7pm

Etching & Intaglio Printmaking

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Intaglio Printmaking is a family of printing techniques in which marks are incised into a metal plate. Using a fine point needle and various other tools, drawings and images are transferred through a thin protective ground to expose copper. With the help of a chemical bath, marks and images are etched into the metal with a remarkable amount of detail....

Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$250

8 sessions

Wood Sign Workshop

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

Wood sign making class for everyone! Bachelorette parties, birthdays, neighborhood gatherings, corporate events, fundraisers or any other fun reason to get a group together. Relax, unwind, and tap into your inner creative genius as you make new memories A sign paint party is a twist on the traditional paint night where you choose your design from...

Saturday Sep 14th, 5:30pm - 8pm

Shibori Dyed Scarf

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

Make a tranquil river scene come to life with creative dyeing techniques. Wrap simple objects like sticks and stones into silk, paint with vivid colors, and watch your scarf come to life. You will leave with an exquisite 14 x 72 inch habotai silk scarf to wear or give as a gift.

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 1pm - 4pm

Mixed-Media: Flora in Watercolor & Soft Pastel

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

Mixed media using watercolors and soft (dry) pastels offers wonderful ways to construct textural, 3D looking artworks, while enjoying the relaxing, meditative, therapeutic aspects of art-making. Explore fun, traditional and experimental ways to apply these materials to achieve interesting effects. We start with a paint-along demonstration, then branch...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

Monotypes & Collographs

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Monotypes and collographs are two forms of printmaking that favor organic, gestural, textural, and ephemeral marks and imagery. They are also incredibly immediate, playful, and multi-faceted type of printmaking, and therefore well suited to first time printmakers and artists who typically work with paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Monotypes usually...

Saturday Sep 7th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$195

6 sessions

Build Your Own Tableware: A Mug and a Bowl

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

In this two hour workshop, you will be shown how to make a set of mugs and a bowl. This is a great introduction to hand building with clay and is just enough time to gain an understanding of the material and make something you’ll be proud of. After the session, you will leave your pieces with us, and we will process them for you i.e. glaze and...

Saturday Sep 28th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Mixed-Media: Landscape in Watercolor & Soft Pastel

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

Mixed media using watercolors and soft (dry) pastels offers wonderful ways to construct textural, 3D looking artworks, while enjoying the relaxing, meditative, therapeutic aspects of art-making. Explore fun, traditional and experimental ways to apply these materials to achieve interesting effects. We start with a paint-along demonstration, then branch...

Sunday Dec 8th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

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Colorful Deer

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

Create this beautiful masterpiece and experience a class that will guide you step-by-step tapping into your creativity. 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

Paint Nite: RAINBOW: The Boho Elephant

at Yaymaker - West Town 1758 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Paint Nite is invading bars and restaurants near you with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting. We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time. Notes: Be in comfortable clothing. Drinks...

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$35

Explorations in Acrylic Paint

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

This course will introduce students to acrylic painting through the exploration of traditional and contemporary approaches to the medium. Through demonstrations, individual dialogue, class discussions, and critiques, students will learn how to work with the acrylic paints.  Artists including Mark Bradford, Helen Frankenthaler, and Mark Rothko...

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$685

5 sessions

Paint Nite: Serene Koi

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. 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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