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Pinching and Playing Ceramics Workshop

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

Traditional ways of using pinching, coiling, and press molding will be a springboard for you to develop your own unique mark making process. We'll explore a myriad of ways to mark the surface of a pot (or object), create unique forms not constrained by the wheel and to challenge you to look at vessels in a new way.

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$140

Beginning Native American Bead Work

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

Always wanted to learn to bead? Learn two types of bead weaving and appliqué (embroidery) beading. Design and create three unique projects to take home for Thanksgiving. Supplies will be provided. For supply list, click here

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$240

6 sessions

Opening the Door to Contemporary Art

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

The contemporary art world can often seem inaccessible. In this introductory course, you'll step right in and learn about the themes, ideas and questions contemporary art addresses. We'll also discover how contemporary artists work by making a studio visit to Pilsen's Mana Contemporary and visiting Devening Projects, a contemporary art gallery in Garfield...

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$130

4 sessions

Sewing - Step Beyond Beginner

at Vogue Fabrics - Evanston 718 Main St, Evanston, Illinois 60202

For those of you with a little sewing knowledge who want an intermediate class--this is it! In just weeks, learn to sew a basic dress or blouse. Tackle new issues, such as cuffs, collar, buttons & buttonholes, darts, etc. Vogue Fabrics provides sewing machines in the class. Times and duration of classes vary.

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$120

9 sessions

Autumn Botanicals (Ages 16+)

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

Join Lake Forest Flowers' Eileen Weber, AAF for a hands-on floral workshop exploring colors and textures of the autumn garden and creating a floral design using seasonal fresh and dried materials. Please bring floral shears of clippers. All materials and professional instruction included.

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$145

3D Modeling and Printed Objects (Ages 16+)

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

Turn your imagination into reality through 3D printing! Learn the basics of 3D modeling software and 3D printers to create your very own objects.  Students will take home 2-3 small printed objects of their own design, and the knowledge to use Tinkercad, a free software available online.

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$205

5 sessions

Playback Theatre Technique

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

Playback Theatre invites individuals to tell their story in order to have it reflected back to them, amplified, and performed by an ensemble. Layering it on top of the fluidity of play taught at Piven makes for a potent mix of empathy and play. 

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$225

6 sessions

Photoshop Essentials

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

Learn the basics of this essential program. Review opening files, cropping, resizing, color correcting, basic retouching, and saving.

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$170

4 sessions

Digital Photography: Exploring Exposure

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

Learn how to manually control your camera’s exposure when making digital photos. Bring in your own DSLR camera to learn how to control the 3 main comp1nts of exposure:  ISO shutter speed aperture The first half of the workshop will focus on the technical comp1nts of exposure, while the second half will consist of an in-class shooting...

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$95

The Chicago Mosaic School at EAC: Family Mosaic

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

The Chicago Mosaic School At Eac: Family Mosaic Workshop Parent and child, grandparent and grandchild, aunts, uncles, nieces or nephews - every kind of duo is invited to create a beautiful mosaic work together! With the adults’ assistance and oversight, kids will make an original mosaic piece from our array of glass and special elements. Come bond...

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$80

Children's Portraits Pastels

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

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....

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$240

3 sessions

The Artist's Studio

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

This studio-based class offers time to work on projects of your personal preference with the availability of individualized instruction in areas of technique. Students are encouraged to explore line, composition, color, and scale. Group critiques and references to classic and contemporary art will be included. Bring your choice of medium (acrylic,...

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$345

10 sessions

Mixed-Media Drawing and Painting

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

This studio class focuses on creativity, and on being inventive with the use and combination of various mediums and tools, combining traditional painting techniques with unconventional materials. Practice drawing, painting and printing in unusual ways and discover how to create with your own unique voice. Supply List: Colors: Acrylics/oils Bone...

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$345

10 sessions

Colored Pencil Botanicals

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

Relax and enjoy the beauty of nature while learning colored pencil techniques! Classes are designed as a series of botanical studies, to give you a solid foundation in using colored pencils. Work from a different plant or flower every week, each with their own challenge of color or texture. Supply list Colored pencils (set of at least 12). Prismacolor...

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$185

5 sessions

Artist Books

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

Artist books are unique or limited edition works of art in book form. We will define artist books and learn different ways to deliver creative ideas. In this multi-level class, basic book making techniques will be introduced from non-binding books to Japanese-style binding, along a close observation of different types of materials.

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$255

6 sessions

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