Darkroom Classes in Chicago, IL

Apply Filters

Common Time Filters

Weeknights
Weekends

Days of the Week
What days are you free to take a class?

Class Times
What time are you able to take a class?

Class Schedule
When are you looking for a class?

Currently viewing classes from to

Where do you want to take your class?

Skill Level

Duration

Age

How many seats do you want?

Searching

Darkroom Classes Coming up in Chicago

5 classes have spots left

Black & White Darkroom Essentials

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

Learn how to work within the world of black and white analog photography! In this fast paced digital age, take a step back and slow down by working with analog equipment in our darkroom. This class will provide you with all the knowledge necessary to manually shoot with a 35mm film camera, process your own film, and make black and white prints with...

Monday Sep 9th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$245

6 sessions

CourseHorse Gift Card

Thousands of classes. No expiration. You choose the $ amount. Select a category or let the recipient pick.

Buy a Gift Card

Abstract Photography

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

Make your photographs more experimental and abstract through a variety of photographic techniques to move beyond the traditional, representational approach. We’ll cover camera basics, look at a brief history of abstract photography, and involve different projects both inside and outside of class. With digital cameras (either your own or EAC’s)...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 4:30pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$160

6 sessions

Be first to know about new darkroom classes

Add this topic and we'll let you know about new classes, trending topics and last minute discounts

Follow

Photograms (Ages 16+)

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

Learn how to start working with analog photography in our black and white darkroom through making photograms! Photograms involve laying various objects on top of light sensitive paper and exposing the paper to light. This results in a unique image with silhouettes of the objects placed on top of the paper.  Bring in a collection of objects you...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 1:15pm - 4pm

DIY Greeting Cards: Screenprinting

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

A handmade greeting card is always a wonderful gesture and a great gift to receive. Through this class you can impress loved ones with a hand-printed card featuring your own design. Students will learn the entire screenprinting process, starting with burning images into screens using photographic emulsion in the darkroom. All participants will learn...

Tuesday Nov 12th, 6pm - 9pm

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

4 darkroom classes that have ended
Add to your wish list to find out about new dates

Digital Darkroom

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

Learn how to create digital negatives from images you have, and develop them in the darkroom! We will review how to prepare a digital image for negative printing, discuss the printing process in the darkroom, and create your own print. We will also experiment with ways to manipulate the printing process that are unique to the darkroom. Please come...

No Upcoming Schedules
$90

Intro to Analog Darkroom Photography

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

Learn technical aspects of exposure, developing and printing in the darkroom as you explore and respond to the visual qualities of the medium.  The format includes photographing with 35mm manual film cameras, developing black and white film, and making black and white silver gelatin prints in the darkroom.  Bring your analog camera if ...

No Upcoming Schedules
$195

5 sessions

Taking a class with friends or coworkers?

Explore private event options.

Learn More »

Film Photography & Darkroom Printing

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

Explore a unique perspective of the photographic process, one which will exercise your mind, intent, and discipline. Using basic techniques such as the Sunny 16 Rule, learn how to read light and expose your film properly with and without a light meter. Through the use of a light­tight lab, photosensitive resin coated paper, an enlarger and chemicals,...

No Upcoming Schedules
$195

6 sessions

Basic Darkroom Photography

at Harry S Truman College - Uptown 1145 W. Wilson Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Take your love of photography to the next level by learning basic black and white darkroom skills and how to “see photographically.” You will learn to process film, make photograms, make contact prints and enlargements. The course also covers mounting, touch-up, contrast filters, and darkroom craft. Advanced students may also enroll for additional...

No Upcoming Schedules
$155

7 sessions

Reset all filters.

No results found

Try removing some filters.