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Children's Portraits Pastels

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Evanston, North Side
1717 Central St
Btwn Broadway & Eastwood Avenues
Evanston, Illinois 60201
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 3 - 17 years old
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: David Dozier

What you'll learn in this kids drawing class:

From a photograph, learn to draw a portrait of a beloved child or grandchild in pastels. Learn El Greco's method of easily gridding, enlarging, and transferring your photographs to a drawing or painting surface. Check the supply list, and bring the printed inspiration photograph along. Some previous drawing experience suggested.

Materials List

  • Black and White or Color photograph of model to work from (best quality, largest size possible)
  • Black and White or Color copy of above that we can draw a grid on. 

  • Fine Point Sharpie
  • Multi-colored Charcoal Paper Pad, 18”X24” or Pastel Paper 
  • Pastel Pencils set
  • Pastels, or Artists’ Chalks, set of 48 or more
  • Soft Vine Charcoal
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Chamois
  • Small pencil sharpener, (a child’s pencil box version is fine)

  • Backing board slightly larger than paper
  • 4 Spring clips for above
  • Yardstick or long straight edge
  • Painters’ or “Frog” tape, 1” or 3/4” width

  • Brown bag lunch for Saturday


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Refund Policy
Tuition is refundable for Adult and YFA (Youth Fine Arts) classes, minus a processing fee for each class dropped, only if the EAC Registrar is notified by or on the next working day after the first class has met. Workshop fees (minus a processing fee) are refundable up until one week prior to the program. 

If the Director of IT and Administration is notified at least one week prior to the scheduled start date, a processing fee of $50 is charged for dropping adult classes, YFA classes, or workshops costing $100 or more or a $25 processing fee is charged for dropping programs costing under $100. 

A processing fee equal to 50% of the tuition is charged for adult or YFA classes and camps that are dropped during the period from six days before the first class meets and the next working day after the first class has met (workshop fees are not refundable during this period). Please refer to the chart below. 

Students are responsible for notifying the Art Center Director of IT and Administration that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from courses or cancellation of tuition or fees. If you must drop a class or workshop after the deadline, no refunds will be given. 

There is no deferred, reduced or pro-rated tuition. Membership is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the Evanston Art Center refund policy.

Refund Schedule for Dropped Classes or Workshops

Type Dropped 7 or more days before the 1st Session* Dropped between 6 days before the 1st Session & the 1st Working day after the 1st Session Dropped after the 1st Working day after the 1st Session*
Adult & YFA Classes & Camps Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** Tuition is refunded minus a processing fee equal to 50% of the Tuition No Refund or Credit
Workshops costing $100 or more Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No refund or credit
Workshops under $100 Tuition refunded minus $25 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No Refund or Credit

*The first session is defined as the first day a class or workshop meets (not the first class or workshop attended).  

**To avoid paying the processing fee, students may elect to receive a full tuition credit for classes or workshops dropped seven days or more before the first session. Tuition credit will expire one year from the date the class or workshop is dropped and must be used in full for EAC class and/or workshop tuition. After the credit is redeemed, no further refund options will be available. 

Tuition credits are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Credits may be transferred to another individual only with written notice.

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Evanston Art Center is a non-profit (501(c)3) visual arts organization in Evanston, IL. The Evanston Art Center specializes in art education, scholarship programs, community events, public programs, outreach and exhibitions. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

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