Classes

Landscape Painting in the Studio

Course Description:

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 the first class, bring paint, brushes and something to paint in - suitable for oils and acrylics.

Skill Level: All Levels

$330.00

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  • Regular Rate: $330.00
  • Member Rate: $310.00

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.

Intro to Figure

Course Description:

$385.00

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  • Regular Rate: $385.00
  • Member Rate: $365.00

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.

Travel Sketch

Course Description:

Learn how to maximize your time as you sketch and draw landscapes during your travels. This includes how to develop your landscape vision using elements of composition; how to render basic forms of the landscape and incorporate line, gesture, and value; and how to add color. Using water-based pens and colored pencils, you will begin your own travel sketchbooks using inspirational travel photos. Water-soluble sketch pens will be available for purchase from the instructor.

Skill Level: All Levels

$180.00

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  • Regular Rate: $180.00
  • Member Rate: $160.00

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.

Drawing From Instinct

Course Description:

Draw from your imagination and create images that develop from your mind’s eye. Invent images from memories, dreams, and percolating ideas using a variety of materials and surfaces that fit your concepts such as: charcoal, pen and ink, oil crayons, tar paper/experimental papers. Reference materials are encouraged as you build your images. Demonstrations on a variety of mediums and techniques will be offered throughout.

Skill Level: All Levels

$225.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $225.00
  • Member Rate: $205.00

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.

Mixed Media: Flora and Landscape in Watercolor and Soft Pastel Ages 16+

Course Description:

Mixed media using watercolors and soft (dry) pastels offer wonderful ways to construct textural, 3D looking artworks, while enjoying the relaxing, therapeutic aspects of art-making. Explore fun, traditional and experimental ways to apply these materials to achieve interesting effects. We start with a paint-along demonstration, then individual choice of subject. No prior experience or drawing ability necessary. Continuing students will work on their own projects with individual mentoring in developing their portfolios and styles.

Skill Level: All Levels

$195.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $195.00
  • Member Rate: $175.00

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.

Drawing Into Painting

Course Description:

$330.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $330.00
  • Member Rate: $310.00

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.

Pastel for Beginners

Course Description:

Explore fun and traditional ways to apply pastels and charcoal to achieve realistic effects with still-life, flora and landscape as subjects. Start with a draw-along demonstration, focusing on the fundamentals of line and tone with individualized instruction. No prior experience or drawing ability necessary.

Skill Level: Beginner

$195.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $195.00
  • Member Rate: $175.00

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.

Watercolors: Materials, Composition & Technique Ages 16+

Course Description:

Create vibrant paintings with strong compositions using watercolor tubes and pencils. Instruction includes demos on watercolor techniques - applying transparent versus opaque watercolor, washes, and painting wet on wet.

Skill Level: All Levels

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$175.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $175.00
  • Member Rate: $155.00

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.

Watercolors: Materials, Composition & Techniques Ages 16+

Course Description:

Create vibrant paintings with strong compositions using watercolor tubes and pencils. Instruction includes demos on watercolor techniques - applying transparent versus opaque watercolor, washes, and painting wet on wet.

Skill Level: All Levels

Click here for the instructor's recommended supply list.

$195.00

Pricing Details

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

  • Regular Rate: $195.00
  • Member Rate: $175.00

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.

Acrylic Pour Paintings

Course Description:

Who needs brushes when you can pour acrylic paint and create unique and unpredictable works of art? Experiment with acrylic pours learning new techniques and approaches to create either stand-alone abstract paintings or backgrounds for further development.

Skill Level: All Levels

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$195.00

Pricing Details

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

  • Regular Rate: $195.00
  • Member Rate: $175.00

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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