Classes

Student artwork from my Figure and Nature Class

Student artwork from my Figure and Nature Class

Student artwork from my Figure and Nature Class

Student artwork from my Figure and Nature Class

Student artwork from my Pen and Ink and Watercolor Class

Student artwork from my Pen and Ink and Watercolor Class

Students from my Picture Book Illustration Class

Students from my Picture Book Illustration Class

Student artwork from my Picture Book Illustration Class

Student artwork from my Picture Book Illustration Class

Student artwork from my Picture Book Illustration Class

Student artwork from my Picture Book Illustration Class

 

 

 

Fall 2019 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
(no class on Sept. 30th & Nov. 25th)

6 week Starts Monday, September 9th, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
6 week Starts Monday, October 28th, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

6 week EAC Member $230/Non-member: $250
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. See posted list for materials.
All Levels, Ages 18+



Watercolors: Materials, Composition, and Technique
#E0160A, #E0160B (no class on Nov. 26th)

6 week Starts Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30

6 week Starts Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

6 week EAC Member $195/Non-member: $215
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, and critiques. See posted list for materials. All Levels, Ages 16 +



Oil Painting Studio, Still life, & Figure #0354 & # 0355
(no class on Nov. 26th)

6 week Starts Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

6 week Starts Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

6 week EAC Member $215/Non-member: $235
Create paintings in oils using all non-toxic mediums as the painters from the renaissance did. Choose to paint from still life arrangements or material/images you bring in. We will also paint from a clothed model for two sessions. We will have 1:1 and group critiques. Some prior drawing recommended. See posted list for materials.

All Levels, Ages 18+



Children’s Picture Book Illustration –#0153 (no class on Nov. 27th)
12 Week Class 
Starts Wednesday, September 11th, 2019,
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

EAC Member$390/Non-member $410
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+



Poetry and Art Workshop #9017
Saturday, September 28th, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

EAC Member $90/Non-member $70
The link between poetry and art is ripe for exploration–In this workshop we will write and use ekphrastic poetry–poems written and inspired by works of art, as a departure point for your poems. Some of the poetic forms we'll review may include skinny, haiku, tanka, and cherita. We’ll look at contemporary and  historical art, and images of art you share, we will create both poems inspired by art and sketches inspired by poetry. Bring to class: writing journal/sketchbook, pencils, and erasers, watercolors, regular inks and or watercolor ink, brushes, pen holders & nibs. All Levels, Ages 16+



Pen & Ink & Watercolor #0163 & 0187 (no class on Nov. 29th)
6 week Starts Friday, September 13th, 2019
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

6 week Starts Friday, November 1st, 2019
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

6 week class EAC Member $195/Non-member $215
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 various papers. See posted list for materials. All Levels, Ages 16+,

 

Pen & Ink & Dr. Martin Watercolor Workshop #9026
1 All Day Workshop, Saturday, December 7th, 2019
9:30 am – 4:00 pm

EAC Member $120/Non-member $140
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. See posted list for materials. Bring a lunch–we’ll break for half an hour.
All Levels, Ages 18+

 

Student haiga poem and art from Poetry and Art Class

Student haiga poem and art from Poetry and Art Class