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Drawing I

at Aartwerk Studio - Edgewater 1141 W Granville Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60660

Our introductory course is designed for absolute beginners. In this course students will acquire an understanding of basic concepts and begin to develop their drawing skills. We shall start at the rudimentary level by understanding the potential of the materials we’ll use, namely pencil and charcoal. We shall further study elements and principles...

Saturday Nov 6th, 2:10pm - 4:10pm Central Time

  (7 sessions)
$280

7 sessions

Drawing for Beginners

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Turn your stick figures & doodles into artwork. It's not hard & in this class you'll get plenty of attention & encouragement. We'll introduce you to basic drawing by studying a variety of objects, styles & techniques. The skill you develop in this class will increase your ability to draw quickly, accurately & to your satisfaction....

Wednesday Dec 1st, 6pm - 8pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 sessions

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Pen & Ink & Watercolor (Ages 16+)

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

Using still life and reference material, students will create drawings and paintings using a variety of pens–dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, watercolors, Dr. Martin Watercolors, and brushes on various papers. Required Materials: Click here for the instructor's recommended supply list. NOTE: You do not need to purchase all here. Select a...

Friday Oct 29th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$260

6 sessions

Mixed Media Art

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Students will create dynamic, multi-layered compositions with a variety of materials: watercolor/acylic/water soluable oil paint, ink, images, found objects, and pastels. Techniques explored will include photo transferring, collage, monotype printing, drawing, painting, and assemblage. Emphasis is on conceptual practice and personal process.

Wednesday Dec 1st, 6pm - 8pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 sessions

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Pen & Ink & Watercolor

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Using still life and reference material, students will create drawings and paintings using a variety of pens–dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, watercolors, Dr. Martin Watercolors, and brushes on various papers. Material list NOTE: You do not need to purchase all here. Select a few penholders; nibs; India ink; regular watercolors: primary colors...

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$245

6 sessions

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Pen and Ink Illustration

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

Learn how to draw and paint with ink, from line-drawing and shading with pens to creating rich ink washes. We’ll cover different value-building techniques, such as cross-hatching and stippling, practice rendering complex textures and patterns, and work to develop your own individual illustration style. Supply List please click here

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$410

10 sessions

Intro to Observational Drawing

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

Get an introduction to the fundamentals of observational drawing. You will begin drawing basic geometric forms and gradually advance to more complex subject matter. Using black & white media such as graphite (pencil), conte crayon and ink, you will apply a variety of drawing techniques to produce light and shadow, contrast, depth, and perspective...

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$335

12 sessions

Intro to Figure Drawing

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

This intermediate class welcomes students who are new to drawing the human figure as well as those with experience in life drawing. Each class meeting will feature a nude model as subject matter. Each week students will complete a series of short warm-up studies (gesture drawings) in preparation for longer poses that will allow for greater detail....

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$540

12 sessions

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Beginning Drawing with Jill Sutton

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

Learn fundamental drawing skills in this class perfect for both beginning and continuing drawing students. We will use multiple sources for in class exercises and spend time working outside. Click here for the instructor's recommended supply list.

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$490

12 sessions

Figure Drawing & Painting Studio

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

Learn to draw and paint the figure or portrait in a personal and expressive way. You will be introduced to new processes each week, which integrate figurative form into exciting and well-balanced compositions. Class starts with 30 minutes of quick warm up gestures. Two-week model poses allow you to spend time experimenting, honing your skills, improving...

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$540

12 sessions

Drawing Into Painting (Ages 16+)

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

Learn the fundamentals of drawing before picking up a paintbrush. For the first half of the course, we will use dry media and focus on measuring, value, and perspective. During the second half, you will transition into painting with watercolor. We will cover color theory, and focus on still life and landscape.  In-person class (with reduced...

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$490

12 sessions

Drawing Into Painting (Online)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn the fundamentals of drawing before picking up a paintbrush. For the first half of the course, we will use dry media and focus on measuring, value, and perspective. During the second half, you will transition into painting with watercolor. We will cover color theory, and focus on still life and landscape. Click here for the instructor's...

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$245

8 sessions

Drawing Simplified Ages 16+

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

Strengthen your ability to render realistically on paper. We will work on drawing skills with charcoal and pencil (graphite and colored), with an emphasis on getting accurate shapes and expressive value relationships. Drawing is fundamental and these skills will help students with any and all art they may make in future.  Some time will also...

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$490

12 sessions

Children's Book Illustration

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

This course is designed to introduce students to the illustration process, from ideation and freehand sketching to the development of a finished product. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and styles, from traditional to digital and including their hybrid. Classes are supplemented with a series of presentations on...

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$625

12 sessions

Portrait Drawing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Begin to render pencil and charcoal portraits from photos. Start with the basics to become familiar with the main structures of the head, and how to render them with light and shade—building your skills for a future term when you will draw the model from life. Skill Level: Intermediate Important Notes: This interactive online class is presented...

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$150

5 sessions

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