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
  • Session 1: September 17 – October 22, 2018
  • Session 2: October 29 – December 3, 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
  • Session 1: September 17 – December 3, 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!  Glass Orb Paperweight  |  Instructor: Peter Patterson

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

Dates and Times Offered:

  • Monday September 24, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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

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 18 – Oct 23, 2018
  • Session 2: Oct 30 – Dec 4, 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
  • Session 1: Sept 18 – Oct 23, 2018
  • Session 2: Oct 30 – Dec 4, 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
  • Session 1: Sept 20 – Oct 25, 2018
  • Session 2: Nov 1 – Dec 13, 2018 (no class November 22)

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.

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

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Members: $150; Non-Members: $165

  • Thursdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Session 1: Sept 13 – Oct 18, 2018
  • Session 2: Oct 25 – Dec 6, 2018 (no class November 22)

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.

Taste of Glass  | Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $125; Non-Members: $140, per class (includes all materials)

  • Thursdays 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: September 20, October 18 (2018)
  • Sundays 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: November 11, December 16 (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.

NEW!  Glass Orb Paperweight  |  Instructor: Peter Patterson

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

Dates and Times Offered:

  • Monday September 24, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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:
    • August 3, 2018 – Cats & Dogs
    • Sept 7, 2018 – Van Gogh Flowers
    • Oct 5, 2018 – Autumn Abundance
    • Nov 1, 2018 – Rousseau Jungle
    • Dec 7, 2018 – LF / LB Winter Landscape

NEW!  Collage Notecards & More  |  Instructor: Lezlie Lenz

October 12th CLASS CANCELLED!

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

  • 2nd Friday of the Month: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: September 14; October 12; November 9; December 14 (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
  • Choose 4 Dates: September 21; October 5, 19; November 2, 16; December 7 (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.

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: September 22, 29; October 13; November 3, 10; December 1, 15 (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.

NEW!  Glass Orb Paperweight  |  Instructor: Peter Patterson

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

Dates and Times Offered:

  • Monday September 24, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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

SUNDAYS

Taste of Glass  | Instructor: Peter Patterson

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Members: $125; Non-Members: $140, per class (includes all materials)

  • Thursdays 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: September 20, October 18 (2018)
  • Sundays 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Choose which dates you can attend: November 11, December 16 (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.

Open Studio / Collage Sundays

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Price per day: $10

Open Studio Dates:

  • September 23, 2018
  • October 28, 2018
  • November 18, 2018

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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