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Painting Classes Coming up in Chicago

BYOB Painting

at Wet Paint Chicago - Bridgeport
1200 West 35th St 4th Flr, Chicago, Illinois 60609

Relax in a cool atmosphere with music & friends. Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy painting a piece of art. We supply everything you need – Paint, 16x20 canvas, brushes, and aprons. Never Painted before? No Problem. We have talented Artists ready to take you on your journey. You will leave the session with your own original...

Intro to Painting

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Explore your own expressive style through the practice and discipline of painting, and learn the fundamentals of color blending & balance. Create your own abstract, surreal, and representational paintings, as you learn the basics of painting with water based paints. Whether you prefer to paint still life or abstract expression, you will learn to...

$89

4 sessions

Sunday Sep 30th, 2:30pm

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Beginning Watercolor

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Watercolor is a delightfully fun medium. In this class, you’ll learn a variety of watercolor techniques, including washes and how to make a range of textures on paper, plus some color theory to get you started.  No prior experience is necessary.

$349

8 sessions

Wednesday Oct 10th, 9am

Colorful Deer

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Create this beautiful masterpiece and experience a class that will guide you step-by-step tapping into your creativity. Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided.

Wednesday Sep 26th, 7:30pm

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Paint Your Own Pottery

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Choose from our menu of pottery, select your paints and sponges then roll up your sleeves and have a go! Everything is included. One piece of pottery, paint, tools, glazing and firing. We have a wide selection of ready made 'blank' bisque pieces for you to enjoy painting and decorating. You select the item you would like to paint from...

Copying at the Art Institute

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop
280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course is conducted in the galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago, where students have the opportunity to study and paint directly from a painting in the museum's collection. Through intensive perceptual study, students strengthen their understanding of painting and its art historical context, while building technical skills. Materials and...

$585

12 sessions

Wednesday Sep 26th, 1pm

Vibrant Landscape

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Experience a class with a professional artist that will guide you step-by-step in creating this masterpiece. Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided.

Saturday Sep 29th, 5:30pm

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A Walk in the Park

at Color Cocktail Factory - Bucktown
1735 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

This painting was originally created by Graham Gercken, who is an award winning Australian artist. No art experience required. Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided. BYOB, Free Parking, we provide cups, bottle openers, ice and water.

Saturday Sep 29th, 7:30pm

Introduction to Oil Painting

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop
280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course introduces the materials, methods, and tools of oil painting while students develop observational painting skills. Demonstrations on stretching a canvas, laying out a palette, working with various paint application techniques, and color mixing provide students with the fundamentals of the medium and a strong foundation for future coursework. ...

$585

10 sessions

Thursday Sep 27th, 6pm

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Red Canna

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue prominently displays the three colors of the American flag. Painted at a time when American artists, musicians, and writers were interested in identifying a uniquely American style and subject matter for their work, O'Keeffe offered a dissenting opinion about what images could best symbolize America. Rather than paying...

After The Rain

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Let Graham Gercken’s impressionist painting take you away to a beautiful autumn day right after the rain... Where you will use vivid colors, capturing reflections of the changing fall leaves, come join us for this dramatic and warm painting! No art experience required. Note: Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups,...

Heels and Panties

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Bring your drinks and paint this fun picture with us. This is a great picture to break the ice from right the beginning. You can customize the panties, or change the colors as you like. Our events are all BYOB. You can bring your beverage of choice. Ice, cups, corkscrews are provided. All art materials are provided.

Saturday Sep 29th, 7:30pm

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Painting Materials and Methods

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop
280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Students are introduced to both traditional and contemporary painting materials and methods through demonstrations and in class projects. Methods of transferring drawing ideas to painting; preparation of grounds and supports; traditional and non-traditional tools for painting, mediums and application techniques; and the connection between concept or...

$585

11 sessions

Sunday Sep 30th, 2pm

Frida In Red

at Paint Nite, LLC - Lakeview
3358 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Paint Nite is invading bars and restaurants near you with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting. We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time. Please Note: Be in comfortable clothing....

Tuesday Oct 2nd, 7pm

Day of the Dog

at Paint Nite, LLC - West Town
1758 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Paint Nite is invading bars and restaurants near you with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting. We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time. Please Note: Be in comfortable clothing. ...

Tuesday Oct 2nd, 7pm