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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

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

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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

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Scream

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

Accompanied by great friends and a glass of wine, tap into your creativity! Experience a class with a professional artist that will guide you step-by-step in creating this Chicago/Batman Parody masterpiece. 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

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: 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 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

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

Paint Nite: Made of Stardust

at Yaymaker - Lincoln Park 2158 N Halsted St #1, 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

Painting and Drawing Intensive

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

During this one-week Painting and Drawing Intensive, students will be fully immersed in their creative work while discovering the joy and excitement of engaging with their materials, ideas, peers, and instructors in new and inspiring ways.  Students will focus on the intimate relationship between drawing and painting and experiment with a wide...

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$685

5 sessions

Feeling Booty-Licious

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

Thinking about tapping to your creativity? Sip and Make! We provide all the art materials BYOB 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...

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$25

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Water Lilies

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

Thinking about tapping to your creativity? Sip and Make! We provide all the art materials. 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...

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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

Chicago River

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

A Spectacular view of Chicago skyline at sunset 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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