Workshops

The Chicago Mosaic School at EAC: Plaster in Mosaics

Couse Description:

Learn the technique of incorporating plaster into your mosaic work. Plaster surfaces create a unique contrast from surrounding materials in texture and a wide variety of color. Its application can range from a portion of the subject (i.e., the face of a figure) to a background element. Create two 4×4” pieces using plaster with smaltiand other studio elements to learn necessary steps and techniques of pouring, pigmenting, painting and the proper treatment of the plaster this process.

$200.00

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  • Regular Rate: $200.00
  • Member Rate: $180.00

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.

Pinching and Playing Ceramics Workshop

Course Description:

Traditional ways of using pinching, coiling, and press molding will be a springboard for you to develop your own unique mark making process. We'll explore a myriad of ways to mark the surface of a pot (or object), create unique forms not constrained by the wheel and to challenge you to look at vessels in a new way.

Skill Level: All Levels

$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.

Autumn Harvest

Course Description:

Join Lake Forest Flowers' Eileen Weber, AAF for a hands-on floral workshop creating a floral design using seasonal fresh and dried materials including gourds and wheat. Please bring floral shears or clippers. All materials and professional instruction included.

$145.00

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  • 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.

Mixed Media: Flora in Watercolor & Soft Pastel

Course Description:

Mixed media using watercolors and soft (dry) pastels offers wonderful ways to construct textural, 3D looking artworks, in a relaxing, meditative, therapeutic way. Explore fun, traditional and experimental achieve interesting effects. We start with a paint-along demonstration and receive individual attention. Reference photos and drawing transfers will be available or bring your own. No prior experience or drawing ability necessary. Some sketching exercises included.

Skill Level: All Levels

$130.00

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  • Regular Rate: $130.00
  • Member Rate: $110.00

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.

Photograms Ages 16+

Course Description:

Learn how to start working with analog photography in our black and white darkroom through making photograms! Photograms involve laying various objects on top of light sensitive paper and exposing the paper to light. This results in a unique image with silhouettes of the objects placed on top of the paper. Bring in a collection of objects you want to use to make photograms, as various materials will result in different effects!

Skill Level: Beginner

$95.00

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  • Regular Rate: $95.00
  • Member Rate: $75.00

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.

Digital Photo Refresher

Course Description:

Have you taken a photo class at EAC before and want a refresher, or do you want to take a higher level class to be challenged in new ways? This workshop is meant to refresh any information covered in the level one course, and prepare you for a higher level course. Please bring your DSLR camera.

$95.00

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  • Regular Rate: $95.00
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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.

Fold Forming Workshop

Course Description:

Fold forming is a rapid and direct way of achieving 3D forms from a single piece of metal. Watch amazing shapes emerge as you fold, hammer, roll, and unfold metal! Expect to try several fold forming techniques, with resulting forms that can be easily transformed into beautiful earrings, pins, and pendants. Numerous possibilities will be introduced, from simple to more complex forms. Supplies included.

Skill Level: All Levels

$115.00

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  • Regular Rate: $115.00
  • Member Rate: $95.00

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.

Autumn Botanicals Ages 16+

Course Description:

Join Lake Forest Flowers' Eileen Weber, AAF for a hands-on floral workshop exploring colors and textures of the autumn garden and creating a floral design using seasonal fresh and dried materials. Please bring floral shears of clippers. All materials and professional instruction included.

Skill Level: All Levels

$145.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $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.

Hand Paint Wool Yarn with Acid Dyes

Course Description:

Acid dyes are lightfast, washfast, and simple to use. Learn to prepare the yarn, calculate dye amounts, make dye solutions, steam set the dye, and try different techniques on five 20g mini hanks of yarn. Class includes one 100g hank of undyed wool, latex gloves, and all dye materials. See supply list for what you should bring.

Skill Level: Beginner

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$100.00

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  • Regular Rate: $100.00
  • Member Rate: $80.00

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.

Color as and Object: Painting with Color

Course Description:

Want to grow your practice with color in either oil or acrylic? We'll begin with the basics of color theory, and the progress through creating color swatches and learning about our materials, ultimately creating two paintings that demonstrate the main principles of color theory. Paintings will either be abstract or from references you bring. To expand on these foundational building blocks, we will begin to experiment with color as an object, mark making, and process paintings.

Skill Level: All Levels

$180.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $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.

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