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Intermediate Bookbinding

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

Utilizing skills garnered in the beginning bookbinding class, students will explore more complex structures with in-depth techniques, potentially covering Coptic bindings, long-stitch, advanced Japanese side-stitch or others, as well as taking time to develop content for their pieces.  Some experience with bookbinding is helpful, though students...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$255

6 sessions

All Hallows Eve (Ages 3-10 + Adult Caregiver)

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

YFA Workshop: All Hallows Eve (Ages 3-10 + Adult Caregiver) Let's get spooky AND creative this Halloween season with Samira Taher Kolb of Let's Craft It! Create scary projects to decorate your haunted house with spooky mason jar luminaries and creepy mini pumpkin hanging bats.  Please Note: Price is for 1 child and 1 adult to create together....

Sunday Oct 20th, 10am - 12pm

Beginning Jewelry (Ages 16+)

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

Perfect for beginning students interested in learning how to make one of a kind jewelry. Learn basic fabrication skills such as using a jeweler's saw, drilling, finishing, soldering, riveting, basic stone setting and color on metal techniques. Expect to complete your own bracelets, rings, necklaces and more!

Monday Oct 21st, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

Introduction to Outsider Art Ages 16+

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

Survey the development of Outsider Art or l'art brut (raw art) - its historic antecedents in the 19th century and the parallel paths it has taken in Europe, England, and various regions of the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries. In addition to major artists, you will also study some of the psychiatrists. historians and collectors who have...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$215

6 sessions

Illustration! Ages 9-13

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

Bring your illustrations to life! Create unique original characters, fantasy monsters, and sci-fi landscapes by exploring the world of contemporary illustration as seen in our favorite cartoons, videogames, cereal boxes and manga.

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$185

6 sessions

Travel Sketching

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

Learn how to maximize your time as you sketch and draw the landscapes during your travels. Emphasis includes how to extract your vision from the landscape 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...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$155

4 sessions

3D Modeling and Printed Objects (Ages 9-11)

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

Turn your imagination into reality through 3D printing! Learn the basics of 3D modeling software and 3D printers to create your very own objects. Students will take home 2-3 small printed objects of their own design, and the knowledge to use Tinkercad, a free software available online.

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$195

6 sessions

Watercolor Pencils

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

Watercolor pencils offer an exciting, new dimension to the art of sketching and designing. This vibrant medium allows you to float between a sketch and color washing – adding a new sense of creative freedom. We will explore different techniques including dry and wet pencils, layering, shading, color blending, and more. Please bring the following...

Thursday Oct 24th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$185

6 sessions

Acrylic Pours

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

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. Supply List (Kathy Cunningham): Acrylic paint -- blue, yellow, red, white gallon of Floetrol...

Thursday Oct 24th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

Metalsmithing And Design

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

First uncover the jewelry basics: sawing, filing, soldering, as well as finishing and patinas. Then, we'll build on your design skills, learning to find inspiration and create ideas that you will then produce with your newly acquired talents. Take home a piece you can be proud of!

Friday Oct 25th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$210

5 sessions

Sketching for Busy People

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

Warning: Homework is involved! In fact it is essential. But the payoff? Sketch with aplomb in only 4 weeks!  Learn basic drawing skills that never fail you. Discover how to look closely to draw quickly and effectively. Bolster your confidence to sketch comfortably in public, within the short time frame of a lunch break or a sightseeing tour....

Sunday Oct 27th, 10am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$215

6 sessions

Joy Of Calligraphy (Ages 16+)

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

Explore the tools of calligraphy with emphasis on the broad-nib dip pen in this interactive class. Learn how to render beautiful letterforms in the Foundational, Italic, and Uncial hands, for starters, and follow your curiosity and pleasure in experimenting with new materials and ideas. Instruction on slant, spacing, and the importance of negative...

Sunday Oct 27th, 1pm - 4pm

  (4 sessions)
$180

4 sessions

Figures and Nature Drawing/Painting

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

Using drawing and painting mediums we’ll begin with the figure and add nature elements to your compositions. Bring in images of nature – drawn or photos. Each class will begin with warm up sketches. Instruction will focus on creating strong compositions, anatomy, materials, use of color, and combining the figure with nature. Please note: This...

Monday Oct 28th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$250

6 sessions

Digital Photography: Get Off Auto (Ages 16+)

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

Break away from relying on your camera’s automatic settings and begin to manually control each variable that makes a photograph “work” including the ISO, the shutter speed, and the aperture. Along with learning how to manually control your camera, you will learn how to organize and edit your photos using Adobe Photoshop, and go through the process...

Monday Oct 28th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

Black & White Darkroom Essentials

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

Learn how to work within the world of black and white analog photography! In this fast paced digital age, take a step back and slow down by working with analog equipment in our darkroom. This class will provide you with all the knowledge necessary to manually shoot with a 35mm film camera, process your own film, and make black and white prints with...

Monday Oct 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$245

6 sessions

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