Classes

 

 Student from Figures and Nature: Drawing and Painting 

Student from Figures and Nature: Drawing and Painting 

 Students in my Picture Book Illustration Class

Students in my Picture Book Illustration Class

 Student's art from Children's Picture Book Illustration Class.

Student's art from Children's Picture Book Illustration Class.

 Student's art from Children's Picture Book Illustration Class.

Student's art from Children's Picture Book Illustration Class.

  Lemons and Thorns; dip pens and Dr. Martin watercolor, © Michelle Kogan.

Lemons and Thorns; dip pens and Dr. Martin watercolor, © Michelle Kogan.

 

 

 

Spring 2018 Art Classes

Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central Street, Evanston, Il
For Registration visit: http://www.evanstonartcenter.org or call 847-475-5300

Figures and Nature Drawing/Painting #0158, 0159
Two – 5 Week Sessions
Starts Monday March 26th, 2018, 9:30 - 12:30 pm
Starts Monday April 30th, 2018, 9:30 - 12:30 pm
Member Rate $195/Regular Rate: $215

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, color, and combining figures in nature. This class will have a life model. 
All Levels, Ages 18+

Watercolors: Materials, Composition, and Technique
Two – 5 week sessions
Starts Tuesday March 27th, 2018 9:30-12:30 pm·#E0160A
Starts Tuesday May 1st, 2018 9:30-12:30 pm·#E0160B
Member Rate: $165/
Regular Rate: $185
Class focuses on creating vibrant paintings with strong compositions using watercolor tubes, and watercolor pencils. Instruction includes demos on watercolor techniques- applying transparent verses opaque watercolor, washes, and painting wet in wet.
All Levels, Ages 16 +

Children’s Picture Book Illustration #0153
10 – Week Class, Starts Wednesday March 28th, 2018
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Member Rate: $330/
Regular Rate: $350
Choose a classic children’s picture book or bring in your own picture book story and learn about making sequential scenes and creating a picture book dummy. The class will cover thumbnail layouts, storyboarding, and using a scanner and computers to create the book dummies. Bring to 1st class:
9 x 12 inch or larger sketchbook and tracing paper pad, kneaded eraser, 3 staedtler mars #3b drawing pencils, pencil sharpener, and reference materials for your picture book drawings.
All Levels, Ages 18+

Pen & Ink & Watercolor #0163
 1 – 5 week Class, Starts Friday, May 4th, 2018
9:30-12:30 pm

Member Rate: $165 /Regular Rate: $185
Using still life and reference material students will create drawings and paintings using a variety of pens–dip pens, micron pens, brush pens; watercolors, Dr. Martin Watercolors, and brushes, on a various different papers. See posted list for materials.
Ages 16+ 

Pen & Ink & Dr. Martin Watercolor #9026
1 Day Workshop, Saturday April 7th, 2018
9:30 am – 4:00pm

Member Rate $100/Regular Rate $120
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. A material list will be posted.
Skill Level: All Levels Ages 18+

Plein Air in the City #9005
2 Day Workshop, Saturday May 10th and May 17th, 2018
9:30 am – 12:30pm

Member Rate $95/Regular Rate $115
Draw and paint inside or outside the Lincoln Park Conservatory and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Work in watercolors and watercolor pencils, drawing mediums, or acrylics. Focus includes instruction on creating quick thumbnail sketches, composition, and color.
Skill Level: All Levels 18+