Classes

 

Student from Figures and Nature: Drawing and Painting 

Student from Figures and Nature: Drawing and Painting 

Student Watercolor Exhibit: Wonders of Watercolor 2016.

Student Watercolor Exhibit: Wonders of Watercolor 2016.

Student Watercolor Exhibit: Wonders of Watercolor 2016.

Student Watercolor Exhibit: Wonders of Watercolor 2016.

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.

 

 

 

Spring 2017 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 27, 2017, 9:30 - 12:30 pm
Starts Monday May 1, 2017, 9:30 - 12:30 pm
EAC Member $175/Regular Rate: $195

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 28, 2017 9:30-12:30 pm·#E0160A
Starts Tuesday May 2, 2017 9:30-12:30 pm·#E0160B
EAC Member: $155/
Regular Rate: $175
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 ID:0153
10–Week Class, Starts Wednesday March 29, 2017
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
EAC Member: $295/Regular Rate: $315

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 +

Toppica Plein Air
2 – 2 Week Sessions Thursday 9:30-12:30 pm
A: April 20th & 27th #9005A; B: May 18th & 25th, #9005
EAC Member $90 /Non-member $110

We’ll Draw and paint in the Chicago Botanic Garden and or the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Work in watercolors and watercolor pencils, drawing mediums, or acrylics. Focus includes instruction on creating quick thumbnail sketches, composition, and color. Materials: small sketchbook, Staedtler #3b pencils, kneaded eraser, also see posted list for all materials.
All Levels, Ages 18+ 

Pen & Ink & Dr. Martin Watercolor #9026
May 6, 2017 Saturday 9:30 am – 4:00

EAC Member: $100/Non-member: $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.
All Levels, Ages 18+