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BYOB Painting

at Wet Paint Chicago - Bridgeport 1200 West 35th St 4th Flr, Chicago, Illinois 60609

Relax in a cool atmosphere with music & friends. Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy painting a piece of art. We supply everything you need – Paint, 16x20 canvas, brushes, and aprons. Never Painted before? No Problem. We have talented Artists ready to take you on your journey. You will leave the session with your own original...

Saturday Apr 11th, 7pm - 10pm

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at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Bring a friend, partner or come solo. No Experience Needed. We teach you step by step Please Note: Doors open 30 min prior to class start time  We do not accept late arrivals BYOB FOR 21 AND OVER with ID. Cups and wine openers are available. You can’t leave with open bottle All materials Included (Painting on 12×16 canvas)

Saturday Apr 4th, 4pm - 6pm

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Painting II & Drawing II

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

PAINTING II The Painting II course is open to all returning students who took at least one of the introductory painting courses, as well as for those who have previous experience outside the studio. This course focuses on developing your skill, personal language and body of work. DRAWING II This intermediate level drawing course will focus...

Wednesday Apr 1st, 7pm - 10pm

  (7 sessions)
$260

7 sessions

Couples, Singles or Bffs

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Come paint, sip and catch good vibes at VIP Paints. You can paint on your own or as couple/partnered. No experience needed. We teach you step by step! Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street parking available. BYOB for 21 and over, with ID. No open alcohol is allowed to leave VIP Paints. Gratuity not included for Instructor....

Friday Apr 3rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Painting, Color and Design

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

Get introduced to stimulating color and design methods. Learn how to progress from idea to sketch to painting to both enrich creativity and bring a sense of order to your artwork. Personalize your color palette, and work with the principles of pictorial structure to help you develop an exciting and cohesive body of work. Acrylic or oil paint, charcoal,...

Wednesday Apr 15th, 1pm - 4pm

  (8 sessions)
$295

8 sessions

Intro to Painting

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

Explore your own expressive style through the practice and discipline of painting, and learn the fundamentals of color blending & balance. Create your own abstract, surreal, and representational paintings, as you learn the basics of painting with water based paints. Whether you prefer to paint still life or abstract expression, you will learn to...

Sunday May 17th, 3pm - 5pm

  (4 sessions)
$89

4 sessions

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Drawing Into Painting

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 a water-based media such as acrylic or watercolor. We will cover color theory, and focus on still life and landscape....

Tuesday Apr 14th, 1pm - 4pm

  (8 sessions)
$295

8 sessions

Painting with Acrylics

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

A strong introduction to painting in which students learn about color mixing, painting techniques and composition. Each student receives 1-on-1 instruction and everyone is encouraged to develop personal themes. The focus is exclusively acrylics. Students will learn the specifics of this rich technique, which can equal the wonders of oil when well-mastered....

Monday Apr 13th, 1pm - 4pm

  (7 sessions)
$265

7 sessions

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Beginning Acrylic Painting

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

Learn fundamental acrylic painting skills while practicing the art of expression, line, gesture, rhythm, tone and color. Achieve an understanding of acrylic materials and techniques as you work with both observational and imaginative painting methods, becoming familiar with acrylic painting in stylistic periods in art history and contemporary art. ...

Monday Apr 13th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$260

7 sessions

Landscape Painting in the Studio

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

Learn the principles of creating landscape paintings in the studio. Using photo references and knowledge gleaned from other paintings and imagination, discover how to create engaging paintings. By studying historical examples of great work, we'll learn how to move beyond simply copying from photo reference and move into new creative avenues. For...

Tuesday Apr 14th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$295

8 sessions

Painted Floorcloths (Ages 16+)

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

Design your own floorcloth, an Early American art form of floor coverings. Learn various techniques: staining, stenciling, geometric design or free hand images. Display on the floor or use as a wall-hanging. Bring on the first day of class: Any sketch pad Any pencil If the student already has acrylic paint and/or brushes, it is recommended that...

Thursday Apr 16th, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$195

5 sessions

Chicago

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Join us for some creative fun in this BYOB painting class! No experience needed. We teach you step by step! Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street parking available. BYOB for 21 and over. No open alcohol is allowed to leave VIP Paints. Gratuity not included for Instructor.

Friday Apr 24th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Painting Studio: Color Exploration

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

Bring richness, color and depth to your paintings. Using a limited palette inspired by color theory, implement techniques such as layering, optical mixture, broken brushstroke and glazing to create complex, expressive color. Learn about materials and techniques in the medium of your choice including: gouache,...

Monday Apr 13th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$265

7 sessions

Watercolor Pencils

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

Watercolor pencils offer an exciting, new dimension to the art of sketching and designing. This vibrant medium allows you to float between a sketch and color washing – adding a new sense of creative freedom. We will explore different techniques including dry and wet pencils, layering, shading, color blending, and more. Recommended Supply List ...

Thursday Apr 16th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$195

5 sessions

Ensemble of the Portrait

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

Analyze the drawing and color aspects of portrait painting separately, and then combines them into a coordinated whole. Color studies are used to map out the major color relationships and monochrome drawings develop the student’s ability to see the form. Poses will last 3 weeks, with a strong emphasis on seeing the large visual impression. Ideal...

Wednesday Apr 15th, 1pm - 4pm

  (8 sessions)
$345

8 sessions

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