Classes

Art Seminar: Writing and Talking About Your Work

Course Description:

Crafting an artist statement, applying for exhibitions, and giving an "elevator pitch" about your work can feel daunting. We'll use a participatory workshop format to not only craft an artist statement but also better understand your artistic intentions. Artists are expected to share their own work for us to discuss in a supportive environment.

$145.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $145.00
  • Member Rate: $125.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Art Seminar: Opening the Door to Contemporary Art Ages 16+

Course Description:

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. Along the way we'll explore the work of Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Fred Wilson and Chicagoan Jessica Stockholder.

Skill Level: Beginner

$145.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $145.00
  • Member Rate: $125.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Altered Art Ages 16+

Course Description:

Explore various methods, approaches, and techniques in application to found imagery and objects. As a class we will utilize drawing, painting, collage, assemblage, and altered books while learning about different mixed-media artists working in altered art. Although the course will focus primarily on two-dimensional media, students are welcome to experiment with any media of their choosing!

Skill Level: All Levels

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Pin and Ink Illustration

Course Description:

Learn how to draw in ink, from line-drawing and shading with technical and traditional pens to creating rich ink washes. We’ll cover different value-building techniques, such as cross-hatching and stippling, and discuss how to approach complex textures and patterns. Class time will consist of a combination of demos, exercises, and time to work on your own drawings with your instructor present for support and offer feedback.

Skill Level: Beginner

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Artist Books

Course Description:

Discover the world of artist books. Understand the definition of artist books and learn about the different ways to deliver their creative ideas through this unique medium. In this multi-level class, basic book making techniques from non-binding (folding) to single section binding will be introduced, and the close observation of different material types will be encouraged.

Skill Level: All Levels

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Painting With Acrylics Ages 16+

Course Description:

A strong introduction to painting in which you learn about color mixing, painting techniques and composition exclusively in acrylics. Receive one-on-one instruction and everyone is encouraged to develop personal themes. Learn the specifics of this rich technique, which can equal the wonders of oil when well-mastered.

Skill Level: All Levels

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Painting Water: Reflections, Transparencies, Waves and Underwater

Course Description:

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

From Drawing to Painting Ages 16+

Course Description:

We’ll begin each class with drawing exercises, and then use those drawings as tools to painting. Learn to see deeper, express yourself both intuitively and through observation, and simply indulge in the pleasure of making. Work from still lives you create yourself, as well as reference photos. In drawing you will work with line, gesture, cross hatch and tone. The paintings will expand upon these ideas. There will be lessons for beginners, and an advanced option for each segment.

Skill Level: All Levels

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Intermediate Ikebana Class

Course Description:

Deepen your understanding of Ikebana and strengthen your technique. Now that you have been introduced to the practice, start expressing yourself in this traditional Japanese art form! Floral material is not provided, but direction is given about what to purchase from the supermarket.

Skill Level: Intermediate

$145.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $145.00
  • Member Rate: $125.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

Painting With Oils Ages 16+

Course Description:

Discover the basics of oil painting in this studio class, including painting techniques used since Rembrandt. Those with more experience will learn advanced techniques used by the Old Masters. Creativity and experimentation encouraged.

Skill Level: All Levels

$185.00

Pricing Details

Your price, which appears in the box to the right, has been automatically calculated from the following levels:

  • Regular Rate: $185.00
  • Member Rate: $165.00

Except for the Independent Study Program, EAC membership is no longer required to take adult classes. EAC members receive a tuition discount on all adult classes, youth classes and workshops. A $75 Independent Study membership is required to participate in the Independent Study Program. The Evanston resident discount no longer applies.

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