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ST. CHARLES ARTS COUNCIL CLASSES:
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Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, friends and fine art where you can drink wine and be instructed by an artist step-by-step recreating a beautiful painting! Let the painting be your guide, choose your own colors and designs to make it your own unique painting. It's easy and anyone can do it. We provide the canvas and materials to create your masterpiece, you bring your favorite wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.  Class is held at St. Charles Arts Council.  

7100098

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 4/7/2017, ending 4/7/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Art Council Location : 
  St. Charles Art Council.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Karen Raidy 

Please read: Class is held at St. Charles Arts Council.



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Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, friends and fine art where you can drink wine and be instructed by an artist step-by-step recreating a beautiful painting! Let the painting be your guide, choose your own colors and designs to make it your own unique painting. It's easy and anyone can do it. We provide the canvas and materials to create your masterpiece, you bring your favorite wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.  Class held at St. Charles Arts Council.  

7100097

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/3/2017, ending 3/3/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Art Council Location : 
  St. Charles Art Council.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Karen Raidy 

Please read: Class held at St. Charles Arts Council.



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Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, friends and fine art where you can drink wine and be instructed by an artist step-by-step recreating a beautiful painting! Let the painting be your guide, choose your own colors and designs to make it your own unique painting. It's easy and anyone can do it. We provide the canvas and materials to create your masterpiece, you bring your favorite wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.  Class held at St. Charles Arts Council.  

7100096

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 2/3/2017, ending 2/3/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Art Council Location : 
  St. Charles Art Council.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Karen Raidy 

Please read: Class held at St.Charles Arts Council.



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Join Linda Wilmes, an award winning watercolor artist as you learn how to paint beautiful compositions using watercolor techniques.  Explore the possibilities of transparent watercolor, using a variety of techniques including wet into wet, dry brush, glazing and working with wet paper.  Color schemes and basics of good design and composition will be taught.

7100103

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 2/21/2017, ending 3/28/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Linda Wilmes 

Please read: See supply list



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Learn advanced Zentangle skills.  Emphasis will be more complex designs and adding color to your artwork. SUPPLY LIST: https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/Be%20a%20Zentangle%20Master.pdf

7100087

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/4/2017, ending 4/25/2017

Tuition: $65.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Rhonda Schrum 

Please read: Supplies required, see supply list.



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Explore the world of stylish and elegant handwriting.  Beginners will learn italic script, which is the easiest to learn and often considered to be one of the most beautiful styles.  Use calligraphy to personalize your scrapbooking or to add an artful touch to any lettering project. Supply list https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/Calligraphy%20.pdf  

7100001

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 8 sessions; starting 1/23/2017, ending 3/13/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 109

Instructor : Carol Pitzer 

Please read: Supplies need, see supply list.



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Break out that china that has been sittingin your cabinet and repurpose it into this unique, clever tea tower tray.  Bring a cordless electric drill and learn how to drill holes through china and assemble the tower. Class is held at Art Glass Array.

7100094

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 2/7/2017, ending 2/7/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : Art Glass Array Location : 
  Art Glass Array.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Lisa Becker 

Please read: Class is held at Art Glass Array.



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The fail proof sighting method will be used to correctly locate proportions to each part or to another object, along with finding accurate angles.  Basich shapes will be explored for associating them with common items; architecture, human head, etc.  Perspective will be explored in depth, along with value, texture and the elements of a good design

7100102

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 2/2/2017, ending 3/9/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 104

Instructor : Linda Wilmes 

Please read: See supply list.



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The fail proof sighting method will be used to correctly locate proportions to each part or to another object, along with finding accurate angles.  Basich shapes will be explored for associating them with common items; architecture, human head, etc.  Perspective will be explored in depth, along with value, texture and the elements of a good design

7100102

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 5/2/2017, ending 6/6/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 104

Instructor : Linda Wilmes 

Please read: See supply list.



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Spend the day creating art! Learn the basics of drawing people by simplifying shapes and proportion, gesture and light/shade.  Create a matted charcoal ballerina After Degas.  Bring your lunch and take home a work of art.  

7100101

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 3/25/2017, ending 3/25/2017

Tuition: $80.00

Supply Fee: $15.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Karen Raidy 

Please read: $15 supply fee payable with tuition.



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Learn the pro secrets to marketing and selling your art.  Whether you're a painter, photographer, a musician or specialize in any other creative medium, this one-day seminar will deliver inspiration, insights and best practices to successfully market your art.  Internationally acclaimed artist, Ron Hauser will lead you on your journey drawing from his own experience as a corporate marketing professional who turned professional artist.  Seminar topics include: Making an income as an artist; establishing your identity; how to prepare and present your work; art exhibits; galleries and shows; advertising in print and digital media; how to get published and more.  Lunch included.

7100104

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 4/29/2017, ending 4/29/2017

Tuition: $125.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  SSB Auditorium (Multi-Purpose Room)

Instructor : Ron Hauser 

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Art lovers and beginners welcome! Ron Hauser will guide you in traditional and contemporary methods.   Bring a favorite photo or magazine picture from which to work. SUPPLY LIST:   Please bring paint supplies and be ready to paint your first night of class.  Download the supply list here.   VIDEO:   Introduction to Oil Painting with Ron Hauser.   Ron talks about his class and will show you his recommendations for supplies needed for your first class.    

7100026

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 11/3/2016, ending 12/15/2016 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/24/2016)

Tuition: $149.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Ron Hauser 

Please read: Supplies required, see supply list.



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