Classes at School of ART

Where Critical Thinking Meets Creative Expression
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Classes

Events List Navigation

April 2018

Introduction to Animation

April 23 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Monday, repeating until August 13, 2018

$160

This class provides students with an introduction to the principles of 2D animation (learning to use and manipulate 3D geometric shapes) and elementary character design. Three dimensional forms are also used in the construction of solid, well drawn characters. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a…

Find out more »

Beyond the Canvas…3-D ART

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 13, 2018

$150.00

This series of 3-D projects take student art making outside the constraints of the flat 2-D canvas. Projects will challenge the artist to conceptualize and create artworks involving his or her own visual interest and experience. The nature of these project units is very tactile and hands-on and the result will be tangible and functional art. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class…

Find out more »

Painting with Color Theory for Homeschool Students

April 24 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 22, 2018

$95.00

Color Theory and Perspective are the main focus of this class. Students will gain the skills needed to create mood and lighting effects, as well as learning secrets to mixing and matching color, through the study of various forms. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a…

Find out more »

Painting with Color Theory

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

$95

Color Theory and Perspective are the main focus of this class. Students will gain the skills needed to create mood and lighting effects, as well as learning secrets to mixing and matching color, through the study of various forms. This particular class is focused on adults and homeschool students in 9th grade and older. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please…

Find out more »

Painting with Color Theory

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

$95

Color Theory and Perspective are the main focus of this class. Students will gain the skills needed to create mood and lighting effects, as well as learning secrets to mixing and matching color, through the study of various forms. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a…

Find out more »

Copic Markers

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

$95

With a focus on color theory, tone, value, shadow and form, students will learn advanced techniques for textures and coloring the more challenging surfaces such as; skin tones, hair, trees and glass. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please…

Find out more »

Airbrush Painting

April 24 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 16, 2018

$105.00

In this class students will become familiar various painting techniques ,as well as, with how to properly care for airbrush equipment and how to troubleshoot and repair technical issues.  *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact us by phone 630-338-3833…

Find out more »

Calligraphy

April 24 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2018

$95.00

Students will become familiar with various types of ink pens and basic calligraphy skills for writing upper and lowercase letters in various fonts. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email info@schoolofARTgeneva.com  

Find out more »

Drawing Essentials I

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

$95

This class explores the foundational drawing concepts of line, shape, form, value, and weight.  Students will be mediated to view the world from an analytical perspective that will lead to a focus on developing form from shape. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class…

Find out more »

Foundations of Drawing

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

$95

This class introduces students to proper drawing methods for constructing, shading, highlighting and combining basic shapes. Students will begin to differentiate shape and form. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email info@schoolofARTgeneva.com  

Find out more »

Contemporary Photography

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

$105.00

With the invention of camera phones and photo sharing applications, photography has become a widely accessible medium. This class utilizes those advantages and teaches students how to turn their everyday photos into an art form. Students will focus on composition, principles of design, and color in their photos in order to create a vast digital portfolio. **Required: Smartphone (Apple or Android)  *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is…

Find out more »

Drawing Essentials I

April 25 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

$95

This class explores the foundational drawing concepts of line, shape, form, value, and weight.  Students will be mediated to view the world from an analytical perspective that will lead to a focus on developing form from shape. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class…

Find out more »

Create with Me! Threes, Fours and Fives

April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

$95.00

With a focus on developmentally appropriate activities, this collaborative class partners with families to introduce students to artistic concepts,  such as, texture, color, line, and tone.  *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email info@schoolofARTgeneva.com…

Find out more »

Introduction to Sculpture and Molding

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

$175

This class introduces students to the fundamentals of sculpture with clay and explores various materials and concepts used in transferring 2D design into 3D structures and forms.  Students will become familiar with tools for safely constructing, carving, molding and casting.   *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested…

Find out more »

Drawing Essentials II

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 24, 2018

$95

This class continues working with line, shape, form, value, and weight but will focus more on composition and rendering skills.  Students will learn more about proportions and drawing human and animal portraits. This particular class is focused on adult and homeschool - High School students.  *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If…

Find out more »

Drawing Essentials II

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

$95

This class continues working with line, shape, form, value, and weight but will focus more on composition and rendering skills.  Students will learn more about proportions and drawing human and animal portraits. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact…

Find out more »

Introduction to Art

April 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

$95

This class will introduce students to a variety of styles and media. Students will learn about various artists while creating art representative of different time periods and cultures. Projects will focus of the development of fine motor skills, creative thinking, and introductory art techniques. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If…

Find out more »

Drawing Anatomy/Gesture Drawing

April 26 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

$150

Building on the skills developed in the drawing essentials classes, this course focuses on human proportions for drawing the figure and drawing the human portrait, as well as animal anatomy.  The first Class of every month will be Gesture Drawing. Gesture drawing is invaluable for every artist. It quickly captures the essential feeling, energy, movement, action, or pose of any subject (not just human); and provides instant understanding for the artist. It requires constant practice (like scale work for musicians). Extremely…

Find out more »

Create with Me! Fours and Fives

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

$95.00

With a focus on developmentally appropriate activities, this collaborative class partners with families to introduce students to artistic concepts,  such as, texture, color, line, and tone.  On-Line registration is not currently available for this class. To register please call 630-338-3833. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a…

Find out more »

Drawing for Comics

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

$150.00

This Class focuses on the storytelling aspect of drawing and the relationship between visual and verbal storytelling. It will cover the dynamics of shading, Rendering, Dramatic Lighting, Quality of Draftmanship, Composition of angles, Anatomy, Expression, Timing and Action. Many forms of Comics and Sequential Art will be addressed including Storyboarding for Animation and Cinema. This class will incorporate DRAWING, INKING, and DIGITAL COLORING & MANIPULATION (using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator). *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or…

Find out more »

Fundamentals of Art

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

$95

This class explores a variety of artistic disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to develop their skills using a variety mediums such as, paint, pastel, pencil, crayon, charcoal, and ink. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact us…

Find out more »

Digital Design I

April 27 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:45pm on Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

$105

This introductory class is geared toward the beginning graphic artist. It introduces the tools of PHOTOSHOP and ILLUSTRATOR and explores various aspects and applications of the programs through photo manipulation, visual effects, and vector imaging. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying…

Find out more »

Drawing for Comics

April 27 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

$150

This Class focuses on the storytelling aspect of drawing and the relationship between visual and verbal storytelling. It will cover the dynamics of shading, Rendering, Dramatic Lighting, Quality of Draftmanship, Composition of angles, Anatomy, Expression, Timing and Action. Many forms of Comics and Sequential Art will be addressed including Storyboarding for Animation and Cinema. This class will incorporate DRAWING, INKING, and DIGITAL COLORING & MANIPULATION (using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator). *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or…

Find out more »

Digital Design II

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

$105.00

This intermediate level class allows students to further develop their understanding and skill with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.  Students will explore advanced layer effects, filters,  develop animated gifs and built 3-D renderings. *If you are registering more than one student (siblings or family members-“multi-student”) or if you or your student is taking more than one class (“multi-class”) please contact us by phone 630-338-3833 or email at info@schoolofARTgeneva.com *If you are interested in a trial class or paying by semester, please contact…

Find out more »
+ Export Events