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Birdhouses and More

Course Description:

Design and create a unique birdhouse while learning basic woodworking and sheet metal skills. Demonstrations include power tools, hand tools, joinery and finishes. Mixing media is highly encouraged. Students are responsible for purchasing their own materials.\

Ages 14+

$215.00

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  • Regular Rate: $215.00
  • Member Rate: $195.00

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.

Beginner Lampwork Glass Beads

Course Description:

Learn the basics of lampwork bead making! Lampwork beads are handmade beads created by blowing and shaping glass to form intricate designs. Tuition includes Beginner Lampwork kit for each student that you can take home and continue creating after the course is done! Dress in short sleeves, long cotton pants or jeans and closed toe, sturdy shoes.

Skill Level: Beginner

Ages 16+

$315.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $315.00
  • Member Rate: $295.00

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.

The History of Photography

Course Description:

This class offers an overview of the history of photography as both an art and a science. Class will begin with the birth of the photographic process, in the 1830s, (and its inspiration by the camera obscura) and end with our present day digital photography. Discussions will include the science and technique behind various photographic processes, and will concentrate on reviewing the work of many of the most significant, creative, and influential photographers, and events, throughout photographic history.

Skill Level: All Levels

$110.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $110.00
  • Member Rate: $90.00

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 Like the Masters Ages 8-12

Course Description:

Each week students will learn about a famous artist with a brief history lesson and studying different techniques, mediums and styles. Then they will work from one of their pieces creating a masterpiece of their own. Topics covered include acrylics, watercolors, drawing, landscape, still, life, pointillism, abstract art, color, perspective, mixed media, and art history. Returning students welcome!

$220.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $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.

Teen Wheel Throwing Ages 12-17

Course Description:

Students in this class will learn to independently create work on the pottery wheel. All experience levels are welcome, including first-time throwers. Once the students are experienced throwers, the instructor will act as facilitator, assisting in any endeavor the students wish to take on. Instead of specific project assignments, students will be encouraged to present their own, unique ideas. Examples of items that can be created are mugs, cups, bowls, lamp bases, etc. Students are asked to purchase a beginner’s pottery set from a local art supply store.

$285.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $285.00
  • Member Rate: $265.00

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.

Beginning Jewelry

Course Description:

$470.00

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  • Regular Rate: $470.00
  • Member Rate: $450.00

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 Photography

Course Description:

Ideal for those interested in building their technical skills in digital photography, and approaching the medium with a more conceptual mindset. We will explore the process of making a digital exposure, editing and sequencing these images with Photoshop, making prints and participating in a course critique. Bring a laptop, a hard-drive or large thumb drive for transporting digital files, and a notebook. Optional is file or folder for prints, and a DSLR camera.

Skill Levels: All Levels

Ages 16+

$120.00

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  • Regular Rate: $120.00
  • Member Rate: $100.00

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.

Advanced Techniques: Surface Treatments

Course Description:

Different surface design techniques covered will include sgraffito (carving through layers), mishima (in-lay), slip trailing, stencil and stamp design and application (store and handmade), resist techniques (wax and underglaze), image transfer, and silk screen application.

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

$235.00

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  • Regular Rate: $235.00
  • Member Rate: $215.00

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.

Handcraft Happening

Course Description:

Do you knit, crochet, bead, embroider or do another handcraft? Join us on second Wednesdays for an informal gathering of handcrafters to create individual work in a group setting. Bring your own supplies. No formal instruction will be provided.

This is a free drop-in event. Registration not required.

$0.00

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

  • Regular Rate: $0.00
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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.

Digital Photography for Beginners: Getting Off Auto

Course Description:

Designed for the beginner, this class will explore the fundamentals of photography and working with a digital camera. By the end of this 5-week class, you will have the knowledge and confidence to use the important camera functions and shooting modes, and an in-depth understanding of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and their effects and relationships. A camera with semi-automatic and/or manual function is required (not appropriate for cell phone cameras). Please contact the course instructor if you are not sure if your camera has this capability.

$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.

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