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Make Your Own 2020 Planner (Ages 16+)

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

Get ready for 2020! Utilizing calendar pages that have been prepped for you, design a customizable planner with your own cover design, additional pockets for business cards, and papers. Sew the planner into a coptic stitched or case bound for the completed book.  A great holiday gift for yourself or a friend.

Monday Oct 14th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$180

4 sessions

Digital Photography: Get Off Auto (Ages 16+)

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

Break away from relying on your camera’s automatic settings and begin to manually control each variable that makes a photograph “work” including the ISO, the shutter speed, and the aperture. Along with learning how to manually control your camera, you will learn how to organize and edit your photos using Adobe Photoshop, and go through the process...

Monday Sep 9th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

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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

Digital Photography Level 1: Ages 16+

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

Break away from relying on your camera’s automatic settings and begin to manually control each variable that makes a photograph “work” including the ISO, the shutter speed, and the aperture. Along with learning how to manually control your camera, you will learn how to organize and edit your photos using Adobe Photoshop, and go through the process...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

DIY Greeting Cards: Relief Printing

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

The graphic look of a hand-carved relief print makes for great greeting cards. Relief printmaking is a graphic and versatile style of printmaking that dates as far back as 500 BC. An image is carved in reverse onto a block, which is then inked and sent through a press. The tools are simple and approachable but the possibilities are expansive. On the...

Tuesday Dec 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

Capturing the Holiday Lights: Beginner

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

December nights are perfect for making outdoor holiday lights come alive. Begin with a review of camera settings and image-framing concepts, then proceed outside to photograph the festive color. Review and discuss the newly captured images. Learn how to transform your photo into holiday cards.  Digital cameras only. A tripod and shutter release...

Tuesday Dec 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

Any Age Abstract Designs On Paper

at Seeds Center - Edgewater 1212 W Balmoral Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640

This easy and UNIQUE, any-age-friendly class to make your own abstract designs not only uses easy to find supplies but will teach you various ways to use your instant designs! If you're thinking of signing someone 17 or younger, an adult will need to be present. The youngest recommended age is 5 years old. We'll first get the basics down of how to...

Sunday Aug 25th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Printmaking Foundations

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

For anyone who wants to be creative through printmaking, our foundations class introduces first time printers to the wide variety of printmaking processes, equipment, and resources at Spudnik Press Cooperative.  Students will experiment with three unique types of printmaking throughout the six weeks. With each printing process inducing its own...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (7 sessions)
$215

7 sessions

Capturing the Holiday Lights: Advanced

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

December nights are perfect for making outdoor holiday lights come alive. Begin with a review of camera settings and image-framing concepts, then proceed outside to photograph the festive color. Review and discuss the newly captured images. Learn how to transform your photo into holiday cards.  Digital cameras only. A tripod and shutter release...

Tuesday Dec 10th, 6pm - 9pm

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Coloring Greeting Cards

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

Heeyoung Kim will provide blank greeting cards with her own line drawings for the class. Students can create one-of-a-kind greeting cards for special occasions just by adding some color. No previous skill is required. Instructor will show how to use colored pencil step-by-step.

No Upcoming Schedules
$169

3 sessions

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Handmade Holiday Cards

at One Strange Bird - Wicker Park 2124 W Division St, Chicago, Illinois 60622

How do you say "Happy Holidays"? This year you can say it in your own creative way by crafting a set of personalized holiday cards! From embossing to embellishments, nothing is sweeter than a homemade holiday card.

No Upcoming Schedules
$40

Pop-Up Paper Cards: Spring Vegetables

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

Celebrate spring with these pop-up paper vegetable cards. You'll create a dynamic and dimensional set of cards featuring asparagus, spinach, and garden peas—and learn a bit about paper engineering along the way. No experience is necessary, but bookbinding or paper craft skills will speed your progress. All tools and supplies will be provided but...

No Upcoming Schedules
$72

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Valentine Cardmaking

at One Strange Bird - Wicker Park 2124 W Division St, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Come craft with us! Bring the whole family and make Valentines Day cards and decorate cookies from Wanderlust Catering. All ages welcome

No Upcoming Schedules
$20

Pop-Up Paper Cards Workshop: Fall

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

Celebrate spring with these pop-up paper blooms. You'll create a dynamic and dimensional set of cards featuring waterlily, butterfly weed, and cattail—and learn a bit about paper engineering along the way. No experience is necessary, but bookbinding or paper craft skills will speed your progress.  Note: All tools and supplies will be ...

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$72

Linoleum Block Holiday Card Workshop

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

Create beautiful linoleum block botanical cards for the holidays. You will learn how to transfer your drawing to the linoleum, practice cutting the linoleum, and print the cards using stamp pads to create multicolor images. Basic supplies for the project are provided.

No Upcoming Schedules
$89
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