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Mixed Media Mold Making

Course Description:

Learn the basics of silicone mold making. Create one- and two-part molds from a variety silicones and rubbers, either taken from a created or found object. A variety of materials can be used alongside our molds, including wax, plastic, clay, plaster, and concrete. Designed to help you with production and will allow you to make multiples quicker, whether you make jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, etc.

Skill Level: Beginner

$220.00

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  • Regular Rate: $220.00
  • Member Rate: $200.00

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, Not Painting

Course Description:

In this seminar we'll explore a constellation of modern and contemporary artists who have re-defined the practice of painting by exploring what it is not. From Tibetian sand mandalas to Joan Miro's burnt canvases to Katharina Grosse's painting/sculptures, we'll learn how artists use ideas of absence, silence and erasure to push the boundaries of painting as we know it.

$140.00

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  • Regular Rate: $140.00
  • Member Rate: $120.00

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.

Impressionism to 1920: Four Painters and Their Influence Ages 16+

Course Description:

Connect or rediscover with the influences of contemporary art, focusing on four major painters: Monet, van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse, and their influences. View their work, and we’ll discuss ideas related to how their focus on light, color and space transformed art from realism to abstraction.

$140.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $140.00
  • Member Rate: $120.00

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.

Hot Wax and Paper Bead Making

Course Description:

Ease the winter chill and discover the satisfaction of creating with wax, heat, cloth, paper and string. Enjoy the warmly inviting scent of beeswax while you create beautiful wall hangings, functional and wearable art, including wax dipped paper "porcelain" beads. Learn how to make waxed linen string, light shades, (plastic replaceable) sandwich wraps and more.

Skill Level: Beginner

$415.00

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  • Regular Rate: $415.00
  • Member Rate: $395.00

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.

Opening the Door to Contemporary Art

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. 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 Park.

$140.00

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  • Regular Rate: $140.00
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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.

Introduction to Interior Design Ages 16+

Course Description:

$190.00

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  • Member Rate: $170.00

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.

Introduction to Interior Design Ages 16+

Course Description:

$190.00

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  • Regular Rate: $190.00
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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.

Writing and Talking about Your Work

Course Description:

Crafting an artist statement, applying for exhibitions, and giving an “elevator pitch” for your artistic vision 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 bring in their work for us to discuss in a supportive environment.

$170.00

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  • Regular Rate: $170.00
  • Member Rate: $150.00

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.

Mosaics

Course Description:

In this multi-level class, students learn the process of creating a mosaic piece: cutting tile, layout and design, substrates, adhesives and grouting. Students are welcome to bring their own collection of ceramic/glass and found objects to incorporate into their work. Some material provided.

Skill Level: All Levels

$345.00

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  • Regular Rate: $345.00
  • Member Rate: $325.00

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.

Youth Introduction to Ceramics Ages 13-17

Course Description:

Learn the basics of ceramics using both the wheel and hand building techniques. These techniques will begin with simpler forms including a cylinder, bowl and plate leading into more in-depth processes including coffee mugs, casserole dishes and teapots. Start with the basics, and you will receive direction and encouragement to expand on areas of your own interest.

$335.00

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  • Regular Rate: $335.00
  • Member Rate: $315.00

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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