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773.636.1968                                                      ADDRESS: 2446 N. Clark, Chicago                                       thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net

CLASSES

REGISTER NOW FOR WINTER SESSION and SPRING SESSIONS 1 & 2 2024!

For ART CAMPS & WORKSHOPS CLICK HERE

For Do-At-Home ART Projects and Ideas CLICK HERE

 

Interested in a private or group class in person or online? Let us know!

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WINTER SESSION: January 7-March 2, 2024 (8 weeks) now prorated

SPRING SESSION 1: March 3-April 20, 2024 (7 weeks)

SPRING SESSION 2: April 21-June 8, 2024 (7 weeks)

Once you have registered please look for our Confirmation Email with Registration Forms and Important Safety Information!

 
 

All Classes are prorated to allow students to join after week 1 of the session.

 

Once you have registered please look for our Confirmation Email with Registration Forms and Important Safety Information! You will need to REPLY to the email PROMPTLY to complete your registration.

 

 
 
 
Sunday Sunrise ART Class
ages 4-10
Sundays, 10:00-11:00
Click to Register for Spring Session 1 $225/7-week session
Click to Register for Spring Session 2  $225/7-week session
Round out your weekend with an ART class. In this Signature class kids learn about ART though hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging,etc.
Drop-off.
 
 
Cartooning Class
ages 6-11
Mondays,  6:00-7:00
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Love to doodle? In this ART skills class, kids learn the whimsical art of cartooning and silly, fun art!
Drop-off.

 

 
Adult Beginning/Intermediate Watercolor Class
adults 
Mondays, 7:15-8:45pm
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
At the Beginner Level of this class, students will learn landscape techniques, drawing/painting from life, mixing colors, and brush techniques. Students will be engaged in technique-based learning and guided painting to practice learned techniques. Beginner students will receive more personalized attention and critiques. Students who are ready to advance to the Intermediate Level of this class will work on the same lessons but more independently with teacher guidance as they grow as individual artists. Intermediate students will develop and hone previously learned skills through personalized critiques and guidance, understand how to correct skills errors and have better understanding on watercolor painting. No experience necessary. Open to students at least 15 years old. 
 
 
 
Drawing Techniques Class
ages 7-12
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
We’re introducing all kinds of drawing techniques in this new class!  Each week we will draw in styles with different mediums. We’ll try our hand at observational drawings from life, cartoons, fashion illustration, abstract drawings, and more, using a range of mediums such as pen, pencil, colored pencil, marker, paint, even cut paper and more experimental mediums. Kids will work at their own skill level on the same objective with the materials that are equally good for beginners and more advanced students! Drop-off.
 
ART Class for Tots/Preschoolers
ages 2-5 with participating caregiver
Tuesdays, 4:30-5:20
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Tuesdays 4:25-5:25
For toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers. In this Signature Class kids learn about ART through parent-assisted hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging and more; while also working on basic ART skills (cutting, gluing, etc.). Plus playtime in our ART-themed playroom. 
 
 
Adults Basic Drawing Class
adults
Tuesdays, 7:15-8:15pm
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Learn the basics of drawing in this NEW Adults-only class (must be at least 14 years old to attend). We’re introducing all kinds of drawing techniques in this new class!  Each week we will draw in styles with different mediums. We’ll try our hand at observational drawings from life, cartoons, fashion illustration, abstract drawings, and more, using a range of mediums such as pen, pencil, colored pencil, marker, paint, even cut paper and more experimental mediums. Students will work at their own skill level on the same objective with the materials that are equally good for beginners and more advanced students! 
Supplies provided. 
 
 
 
After School ART Class
ages 4-10
Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
In this Signature class kids learn about ART though hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging,etc.
Drop-off.
 
At-Home Cartooning (Online!)
ages 6-11
Wednesdays, 6:45-7:30
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
This skills class is LIVE via Zoom. Learn the whimsical ART form of Cartooning from the safety of your own home in this Introduction to Cartooning Class! No experience required. Bring paper and pencil with good eraser to class.
 
 
After School ART Class
ages 4-10
Thursdays, 4:00-5:00
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
In this Signature class kids learn about ART though hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging,etc.
Drop-off.
 
Little ART Explorers 
ages 12-24 months with participating caregiver
Fridays, 9:00-9:50
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Click to Register for Spring Session 1 $195/6-week session (No Class March 29)
Our littlest ARTists will be introduced to all the skills they need to explore the wonderful world of ART. Shapes and color recognition and medium exploration are the skills we focus on in this hands-on intro to ART class for toddlers. Includes ART playtime in our ART-themed playroom. 
 
ART Class for Tots/Preschoolers
ages 2-5 with participating caregiver
Fridays, 10:15-11:05
Click to register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Fridays, 10:15-11:15
Click to Register for Spring Session 1 $195/6-week session (No Class March 29)
For toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers. In this Signature Class kids learn about ART through parent-assisted hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging and more; while also working on basic ART skills (cutting, gluing, etc.). Plus playtime in our ART-themed playroom. 

 

Intro to Drawing & Painting
ages 5-8

Fridays, 4:45-5:45
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
In this ART skills class our younger kids will learn the basics of drawing and painting through a hands-on approach. Drop-off.
 
Drawing & Painting for ‘Tweens
ages 8-12
Fridays, 5:50-6:50
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
This class is designed for our older students to learn the basic skills of drawing and painting. 
Drop-off.
 
Little ART Explorers 
ages 12-24 months with participating caregiver
Saturdays, 9:00-9:50
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Our littlest ARTists will be introduced to all the skills they need to explore the wonderful world of ART. Shapes and color recognition and medium exploration are the skills we focus on in this hands-on intro to ART class for toddlers. Includes ART playtime in our ART-themed playroom.
 
Saturday Morning ART Class 
ages 4-10
Saturdays, 10:00-11:30
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Chill out on Saturday mornings with this extended ART class! In this Signature class kids learn about ART though hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging,etc.
Drop-off.
 
ART Class for Tots/Preschoolers 
ages 2-5 with participating caregiver
Saturdays, 12:00-12:50
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
Saturdays, 11:50-12:50
For toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers. In this Signature Class kids learn about ART through parent-assisted hands-on ARTist-inspired lessons using a variety of hands-on approaches including drawing, painting, collaging and more; while also working on basic ART skills (cutting, gluing, etc.). Plus playtime in our ART-themed playroom. 

 

Intermediate Drawing & Painting for ‘Tweens
ages 8-12
Saturdays, 1:00-2:00
Click to Register for Winter Session Now prorated for remainder of session.
This class is designed for our older students to learn the more advanced skills of drawing and painting. 
Drop-off.
 
 
  Once you have registered please look for our Confirmation Email with Registration Forms and Important Safety Information! 
 
 
Live, ONLINE CLASS Options

The following online classes were offered during lockdown. If you’d like to schedule a group or private online class please email thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net

TINY ARTISTS AT HOME This class introduces toddlers to the basics of ART through hands-on ART lessons. Teacher will make supplies suggestions and help you work with what you have at home. ages 1-3 with participating caregiver

LITTLE ARTISTS AT HOME Kids learn through doing! Our hands-on ARTist lessons are a great way to help your kids build skills, knowledge, and self-esteem all at once.  In this class we are learning about a different ARTist each week through hands-on ART lessons. Teacher will make supplies suggestions and help you work with what you have at home. ages 3-5 with participating caregiver

AT-HOME SCULPTURE/3D WORKSHOP Kids will learn to use their imaginations to create beautiful ART projects using supplies they have on hand at home. Ages 5-11

AT-HOME PAINTING CLASS Learn how to paint like a real ARTist in this painting class for kids. Use whatever paints you have at home. Teacher will make supplies suggestions and help you work with what you have at home.  ages 5-11  

AT-HOME PAINTING & ART MUSEUM DISCOVERY CLASS Learn about the ARTsts and their works through guided virtual tours of ART museums! Then learn how to paint like the ARTists!  Use whatever paints you have at home. Teacher will make supplies suggestions and help you work with what you have at home.  ages 5-11

AT-HOME INTERMEDIATE DRAWING FOR ‘TWEENS/TEENS For kids who have completed At-Home Basic Drawing Class or who have previous drawing experience. Bring pencil with good eraser and paper to class. ages 8-19 

 Plan a Private One-on-One In-Person or Online Class for your child, or a group class for your child and their friends (drop-off for kids ages 4+). All ages. Text or email for more info.

Looking for something different? Let us know!