Adult Classes

NEW!  Learn Metal Sculpture | Instructor: William Goldman

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Members: $350; Non-Members $365 (per session)

6 semi-private classes with professional metal sculptor, limit 2 students. Dates and times will be worked out with instructor. All practice material provided, scrap metal, helmet, gloves, etc.

  • Metal sculpting and metal working techniques
  • Shop safety
  • Oxygen/Acetylene welding and cutting
  • Arc welding (MIG)
  • Plasma Electric/Arc cutting
  • Artistic and creative idea generation

Classes held at 3150 Skokie Valley Rd (Route 41) Highland Park, IL

William Goldman Metal Sculptor
3150 Skokie Valley Rd (Rout 41)
Highland Park, IL
www.williamgoldman.com

MONDAYS

Drawing and Painting  |  Instructor: Skip Wiese

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Members: $100; Non-Members: $115, per session

  • Mondays 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Spring Session: April 16 – May 21, 2018
  • Summer Session: May 28 – July 2, 2018

Can’t draw a straight line? Learn not only how to draw a straight line, but a curved, crooked or jagged line. Paint in any medium—oil, pastel, watercolor or mixed media. This class will focus on the materials and techniques of drawing and painting. There is strong focus and support on individual ideas and concepts as you progress in this class. All levels of expertise welcomed.

Weaving  |  Instructor: Beth Coughlin

  • Mondays 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • April 16 – July 2, 2018

This class will provide instruction, equipment and support for weavers to design and weave individual projects in a warm and creative environment. ​Some prior weaving experience required; please contact Beth Coughlin at deerpathweavers@gmail.com to sign up. Classes are held at Lake Forest West Campus Administrative Center, 300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest.

NEW!  Oil Painting / All Levels Welcome  |  Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

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Members: $150; Non-Members: $165

  • Mondays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Spring Session: April 16 – May 21, 2018
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  • Mondays, 4:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Summer Session: June 4 – July 9, 2018
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  • Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • April 19 – May 24, 2018

Whether you are new to still life art or an artist in search of a new and interesting approach to this technique, this is the class for you. Explore oil painting, acrylics or mix media in a studio setting. Projects will be individualized, based on the goals and interests of the students or groups; all levels are welcome.

TUESDAYS

Painting – Start From Where You Are  |  Instructor: Doris Volpe

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Members: $100; Non-Members: $115, per session

  • Tuesdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Summer Session: June 5 – July 10, 2018

Start on your painting journey! Use color, composition, creativity and choice of subject material to make SUMMER a unique image glow with your paint application. Learn about art world news in short weekly discussions. Help is available for beginners and experienced painters can develop personal styles. Just start! It’s fun!

Joy of Painting  |  Instructor: Michael Latala

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Members: $100; Non-Members: $115, per session

  • Tuesdays, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Spring Session: April 17 – May 22, 2018
  • Summer Session: May 29 – July 3, 2018

Class will begin with a demo, with a live model, in oil painting. Students can work in the medium of their choice. The class will create paintings from photos or students can bring a painting they’ve already started. As class progresses, if there’s interest from the students, there will be an oil demo with a still life.

THURSDAYS

Learning the Basics – Drawing & Painting  |  Instructor: Sandie Bacon

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Members: $125; Non-Members: $145, per session

  • Thursdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Spring Session: April 19 – May 24, 2018
  • Summer Session: May 31 – July 5, 2018

This is the class to learn how to draw. Emphasis will be on developing eye/hand coordination, working from life (still life, figure, nature drawing) and learning to use proportions, perspective, values and composition. We will also work with a variety of media: pencil, charcoal, ink and ink washes, as well as markers and oil pastels. Classes held at an artist offsite studio.

NEW!  Oil Painting / All Levels Welcome  |  Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

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Members: $150; Non-Members: $165

  • Mondays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Spring Session: April 16 – May 21, 2018
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  • Mondays, 4:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Summer Session: June 4 – July 9, 2018
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  • Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • April 19 – May 24, 2018

Whether you are new to still life art or an artist in search of a new and interesting approach to this technique, this is the class for you. Explore oil painting, acrylics or mix media in a studio setting. Projects will be individualized, based on the goals and interests of the students or groups; all levels are welcome.

NEW!  Glass Orb Paperweight  |  Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $115; Non-Members: $125, per class

  • Thursdays 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: April 19, 2018; May 10, 2018

The Orb Glass Class consists of the following items. Each person will get a tour of the Studio, Gallery and Hot Shop, A short explanation of Peter’s background in art and glass processes. The group will also receive a Demonstration of a Blown Art Glass Piece at the end of class.

Each person will get to make 3(Three) Art Glass pieces. Each piece will be different and feature a different technique. Also each person will be able to pick out their own colors for their art pieces. One piece will Glo-in-the-Dark. Off-site Artist Studio. Materials Included. www.pattersonglass.com

FRIDAYS

Palette & Pours | Sandie Bacon & Lezlie Lenz

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$50 per student, per workshop

The Gorton Community Center and the Deer Path Art League are partnering for Palette & Pours painting party. Bring your friends to have a glass of wine and create a beautiful painting! We provide all art supplies and the wine. No experience necessary, everyone will take home a completed painting. Just choose your favorite painting and come prepared to create memories!

  • Fridays 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Upcoming Workshops:
    • April 6, 2018 – Peter Max Landscape
    • May 4, 2018 – Toucan
    • June 1, 2018 – Birch Trees at Night Landscape
    • July 6, 2018 – Lezlie’s Folk Angel
    • August 3, 2018 – Cats and Dogs

NEW!  Collage Notecards  |  Instructor: Lezlie Lenz

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Members: $25; Non-Members: $30, per class

  • Fridays 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: April 13, May 11, June 8, 2018

This is a class about using recycled materials to make mixed media notecards. Forgotten paper can be found everywhere: in the magazines that are sent to your house, in discarded wrapping paper, and even in artist cards that you found at local art fairs.  We will use this paper, and other materials, to create and design mixed media notecards that you can mail to your friends, your family and secret admirers. Materials Included.

Abstract Painting  |  Instructor: Doris Volpe

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Members: $180; Non-Members: $200 (for 4 classes)

  • Fridays 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Summer Session (Choose 4 Fridays): June 8, 22; July 6, 20; August 3, 17, 2018

An intensive study for students wishing to expand their abstract painting skills. Class is limited to 8 students, which allows an exceptional opportunity for closely-monitored development. Students may use oil or acrylic paint.

Painting en Plein Air  |  Instructor: Michael Latala

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Members: $100; Non-Members: $115

  • Fridays 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
  • May 25; June 1, 8, 15, 22; July 6
As the beautiful weather approaches let’s get out of the studio into the landscape to paint en plein air!
We’ll examine the effects of natural light on the landscape as they relate to contrast, edge and color temperature. We’ll also work on composition and simplification of the landscape we’ll be painting.
There’s nothing like painting out in the open air, so join me in what’s sure to be a worthwhile painting experience!
A supply list will be provided.

SATURDAYS

Landscape Painting  |  Instructor: Jacqui Blatchford

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Members: $50; Non-Members: $60, per class

  • Saturdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • April 28, May 19, 26; June 2, 9; July 21, 28; August 18, 25, 2018

Spend an exciting and enlightening day painting with acrylics. Be prepared for concentrated instruction covering all phases in this medium. Beginning, intermediate and advanced students are welcome and will be encouraged to develop their own style. Workshop limited to 10 students.

SUNDAYS

Taste of Glass  | Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $100; Non-Members: $115, per class (includes all materials)

  • Sundays 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: April 29, May 6 (2018)

Class held at: Patterson Glassworks Studio 888 Tower Road, Unit E, Mundelein, IL 60060

The Taste of Glass Class consists of the following items. Each person will get a tour of the Studio, Gallery and Hot Shop, A short explanation of Peter’s background in art and glass processes. The group will also receive a Demonstration of a  Blown Art Glass Piece at the end of class.

Each  person will get to make  4(four) Art Glass pieces. Each piece will be different and feature a different technique. Also each person will be able to pick out their own colors for their art pieces.