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Introduction to Architecture

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

The built environment -- where we live, work, and entertain privately or in public -- was designed by someone at some time. In this course, students develop an understanding of the architectural design process and its impact on outcome. Topics will cover historical and contemporary architecture, freehand drawing, and representation through mechanical...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Studio: Surface, Space, Time

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course will introduce students to a variety of SAIC resources (e.g., the Advanced Output Center, John M. Flaxman Library, and Service Bureau) as they explore two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and four-dimensional media. Students will produce work that explores personal research and interests as they investigate new modes of creative production,...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Painting for Designers

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This is a painting course with designers and Graphic and Interior Design certificate students in mind. The goal will be to sidestep the pressures of traditional realistic representation in favor of employing visual perception tactics, psychology, and strategy in addressing self-expressive goals, context, and audience. Students will study the formal...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

East Meets West: Russian Art at the Turn of the Century

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

The title of this course, East Meets West, signals a thematic tension that continues to prevail across both political and artistic landscapes between Russia and the West. In this course, we will explore art produced by Russian artists at the turn of the 20th century, and discuss how their artistic production was either parallel or perpendicular to...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)
$292.50

5 sessions

Sewing Techniques: Below the Belt

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

In this course, students learn the necessary techniques to assemble garments that cover the lower half of the female form. Instruction will focus on developing skills to create flies, hems, and waistbands. While learning industry standard techniques and tips, students sew a pair of trousers and lined pencil skirt.  Students will leave with the...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Intermediate Digital Photography

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

Building on basic digital photography skills, students focus on the development of their images using digital media. Students gain a foundation in the tools and methods needed for application in contemporary photographic practice. Topics include various methods of image manipulation and output options. Critiques and presentations supplement the studio...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Art Survey @ The AIC: Impressionism/Post Impressionism

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Meeting in the galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago museum, this course takes advantage of one of the largest and most significant collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, including works by Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, and van Gogh, among others. Through lectures and discussions, students will develop...

Friday Oct 4th, 12pm - 2pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)
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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 78 E Washington St 1st Fl Lobby, Chicago, Illinois 60602

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera ...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 9:30am - 11am

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$63
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Exploring Narrative in Acrylic

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

This course will provoke students to convey a compelling narrative through painting. We will experiment with various acrylic paints, mediums, surfaces, and techniques to develop a personal approach to image making.  Through individual dialogue, class discussions, and critiques, students will receive feedback and direction on how to challenge...

Saturday Oct 5th, 9am - 12pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Sewing Techniques: Fundamentals

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Joining fabrics to cover the body and create shelter has been a prized skill in the progress of civilization. Students will build on that tradition by learning fundamental seams and finishes used in modern day garment construction. Industry standards of sewing are emphasized and all techniques are taught and practiced on professional, industrial sewing...

Saturday Oct 5th, 9am - 12pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

The Artist and the Sketchbook

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

This course explores how the personal nature of an artist's sketchbook can assist in the development of new directions and reveal meaningful ideas to pursue. Students develop sketches, collages, paintings, and notes to be used to create works on larger sheets of paper. Students review the history of artist's sketchbooks and visit the Art Institute...

Saturday Oct 5th, 9am - 12pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Python for Data Science

at Practical Programming - The Loop 29 E Madison, 16 Fl. Suite 1620, Chicago, Illinois 60602

Our program serves as the foundation for many well-known concepts of data science. We teach practical techniques and algorithms for extracting and studying useful knowledge from data. This course is not a theory class as we believe there are many ways to learn statistics and analytics concepts on your own. We are providing students with a set of practical...

Saturday Oct 5th, 10am - 3pm

  (4 sessions)
$999

4 sessions

Contemporary Art in Chicago

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Contemporary Art in Chicago is a hands-on introduction to Chicago's vibrant visual art scene. Each week, the class will visit museums and galleries throughout the city. Students will also have the unique opportunity to step behind-the-scenes into artists' studios and collectors' homes, where they can view works in progress, ask questions, and get...

Saturday Oct 5th, 10am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)
$292.50

10 sessions

Digital Design: Adobe Illustrator

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Students with basic graphic design skills and prior Illustator experience explore uses of the application to create sophisticated designs and illustrations. Beginning with a review of important functions and tools, demonstrations and in-class projects present more advanced topics including transparency, feathering, masking, compound paths, gradients,...

Saturday Oct 5th, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Contemporary Watercolor

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Students explore traditional and contemporary approaches to the watercolor medium, including gouache. A variety of techniques, papers and alternative painting surfaces, and mixed media processes are introduced. Intended for students with basic drawing skills as well as those with previous painting experience, the course is structured to encourage...

Saturday Oct 5th, 1pm - 4pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

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