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Looking for a team-building event or a fun way to entertain clients? Looking for a fun birthday activity or an evening with your friends? Check out our huge selection of art classes which span the full range of group creative options, whether you're looking for a no-pressure paint and sip or want to get competitive and see who can build the best porcelain mug (Recommended if you are booking for a group of 6 or more people). From $25 and up per person.

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...

Tuesday Feb 25th, 7pm - 10pm

Paint Nite: Moonsong Deal

Paint Nite: Moonsong

at Yaymaker - Lincoln Park 2158 N Halsted St #1, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Look out Michelangelo, you and your friends are here! Join us for a paint party at, where you'll go from blank canvas to true masterpiece in one laugh-full evening. Our talented local artist will walk you through all the steps to create your very own painting - you'll have plenty of fun plus walk...

Monday Mar 2nd, 7pm - 9pm

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$28
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Pen & Ink & Dr. Martin Watercolor

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Create studies and one finished piece using dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, and Dr. Martin watercolors. The instructor will provide a still life, or you can bring in still life material. Material List please click here

Saturday Mar 7th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Beginning Watercolor

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

Watercolor is a delightfully fun medium. You will 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.  A supply list will be sent.

Wednesday Apr 1st, 9:30am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$299

6 sessions

Couples, Singles or Bffs

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Come paint, sip and catch good vibes at VIP Paints. You can paint on your own or as couple/partnered. No experience needed. We teach you step by step! Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street parking available. BYOB for 21 and over, with ID. No open alcohol is allowed to leave VIP Paints. Gratuity not included for Instructor....

Friday Feb 28th, 7pm - 9pm

Paint Nite: Pretty Prismatic Petals
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Paint Nite: Pretty Prismatic Petals

at Yaymaker - Lincoln Park 950 W Webster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Masterpieces are no longer just for Masters. At the Original Paint Nite, you'll party and paint AND walk away with your own amazing creation! Our talented local artist will take you step-by-simple-step through all you need to know to create your painting. No experience necessary – and we promise...

Tuesday Mar 3rd, 7pm - 9pm

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$28
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$35
Paint Nite: Emerald Winter Sky
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Paint Nite: Emerald Winter Sky

at Yaymaker - Wrigleyville 3720 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60613

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Add some color to your next night out at an Original Paint Nite party! In just two hours you'll go from blank canvas to vibrant masterpiece, no experience necessary. Our master artist will guide you step-by-step, so all you need to do is follow along while you sip your drink, share some laughs with...

Thursday Mar 5th, 7pm - 9pm

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$28
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$35

Practicing Mindfulness through Painting & Drawing

at Art Side Out Studio & MASK SHOP - West Ridge 5606 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60659

Develop Seeing as a practice of mindfulness through drawing and painting, based on the work of Ellen J. Langer,  “All it takes to become an artist is to start doing art.” –from On Becoming an Artist

Monday Feb 24th, 7pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$200

8 sessions

Frankenthaler Did It: Pouring with Oil Paint

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

No brushes needed! Learn the soak/stain techniques of artist Helen Frankenthaler. Ideal for anyone looking to have fun and experiment with materials and process. We will make our paints and pour our first steps onto the canvas. By the end of the session, you will have the confidence to complete their paintings on their own. Supply List

Sunday Mar 8th, 10:30am - 3:30pm

Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Sumi-e means black ink painting. The black ink on white paper is simple, elegant, and serene. The goal of the sumi-e painter is to use the brush with both vitality and restraint. Sumi-e is more than technique; it is a spiritual journey. Discover the history of this contemplative art form brought to Japan by Zen monks who practiced sumi-e to develop...

Monday Mar 2nd, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$70

3 sessions

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Paint Nite: Galaxy Knowledge Tree
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Paint Nite: Galaxy Knowledge Tree

at Yaymaker - Ravenswood 4600 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Why buy art when you can fill that hole on your wall with a masterpiece made by your own hand? At an Original Paint Nite party you'll have the most fun night out AND come away with a handmade work of art. No experience necessary – our master artist will guide you through all the steps to go from...

Tuesday Mar 10th, 7pm - 9pm

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$28
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$35

Pysanky: The Art of Egg Decorating

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

The art of pysanky has been practiced for more than 2,000 years. Learn about the history of this fascinating art form and make your own Ukrainian-inspired egg suitable for display. No experience necessary in order to unlock the mysteries of these beautiful and ornate eggs.

Saturday Mar 14th, 9am - 12pm

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The Eye

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Join us for some creative fun in this BYOB painting class! No experience needed. We teach you step by step! All materials included. Painting on 12x16 canvas. Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street parking available. BYOB for 21 and over. No open alcohol is allowed to leave VIP Paints. Gratuity not included for Instructor.

Sunday Mar 22nd, 1pm - 3pm

Wine Glass or Beer Mug Painting Class

at VIP Paints - Pilsen 2015 S. Laflin St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Personalize and Decorate your own Wine Glass or Beer Mug  Come with ideas and images you want to personalize with  All Materials Non Toxic glaze provided at the end of the class to give it a shine!!!  Instructor in class to guide you We do not accept late arrivals. Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street...

Thursday Mar 5th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Painting Studio

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Participate in a lively, interactive working environment. Choose to develop paintings to a more finished, resolved statement, or to address those challenges that have impeded forward movement.  Skill development, use of materials, stylistic choices, personal imagery, and aesthetic content will be addressed. Come prepared to work the first cl...

Monday Mar 23rd, 9:15am - 12:15pm

  (9 sessions)
$335

9 sessions

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