Adult Classes: Fall 2019

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
  • Session 1: Sept 16 – Oct 21, 2019
  • Session 2: Oct 28 – Dec 2, 2019

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
  • Sept 16 – Dec 2, 2019

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.

TUESDAYS

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

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

  • Tuesdays: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Session 1: Sept 17 – Oct 22, 2019
  • Session 2: Oct 29 – Dec 3, 2019

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 – 9:30 PM
  • Session 1: Sept 17 – Oct 22, 2019
  • Session 2: Oct 29 – Dec 3, 2019

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.

WEDNESDAYS

Glass Pendant Workshop | Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $35; Non-Members: $50, per class

  • Wednesday, Sept 25, 2019
  • 6:00-9:00 PM

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

www.pattersonglass.com

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
  • Session 1: Sept 19 – Oct 24, 2019
  • Session 2: Oct 31 – Dec 12, 2019
    (no class on Nov 28)

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.

Landscape Painting – Step by Step  |  Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

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Members: $150; Non-Members: $165, per session

  • Thursdays: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Session 1: Sept 19 – Oct 24, 2019
  • Session 2: Oct 31 – Dec 12, 2019
    (no class Nov 28)

Painting, Color, Design & Composition  |  Instructor: Sonia Penaranda-Taggart

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Members: $150; Non-Members: $165

  • Thursdays: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
  • Session 1: Sept 19 – Oct 24, 2019
  • Session 2: Oct 31 – Dec 12, 2019
    (no class on Nov 28)

Glass Orb Workshop  |  Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $150; Non-Members: $165, per class

  • Thursday, Sept 26, 2019
  • 6:00 – 9:00 PM

All Materials Included

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.  www.pattersonglass.com

FRIDAYS

Collage & Cardmaking  |  Instructor: Lezlie Lenz

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

  • Fridays: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
  • 2nd Friday of the Month: Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, 2019

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
  • Choose 4 Dates: Sept 20, Oct 4, Oct 18, Nov 1, Nov 15, Dec 6, 2019

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.

Glass Planets Workshop  | Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $65; Non-Members: $80, per class

  • Friday: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
  • November 15, 2019

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

www.pattersonglass.com

Palette & Pours |  Instructors: Sandie Bacon & Lezlie Lenz

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$50 per student, per workshop

  • Friday Evenings: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • September 6, 2019  |  FOLK ANGEL
  • October 4, 2019  |  CAT WITH PUMPKIN
  • November 1, 2019  |  PAINT YOUR PET

The Deer Path Art League and Gorton Community Center 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!

SATURDAYS

Landscape Painting  |  Instructor: Jacqui Blatchford

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

  • Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Class Dates: Sept 14, 21, Oct 5, 12, Nov 2, 9, 30, Dec 14, 2019

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

Open Studio / Collage Sundays | Instructor: Lezlie Lenz

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Price per day: $10

  • Third Sunday of the Month: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Sept 15, Oct 20, Nov 17 (2019)

Have a project or collage that still needs more work? Come create with other artists and Lezlie Lenz in our classrooms.

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