Workshops

Call (708) 671-0648 to Register!

Please register at least 5 days before class begins to provide instructors time to prepare. Supply lists available at registration.

Adults

Silk Surface Design with Ann Oliver

(1) Saturday, May 1, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

(2) Saturday, August 14, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Fee: $45 M / $55 NM – per class

Beginners and experienced silk painters alike will use surface design techniques including dyeing, silk screening, mono-printing, and more to create your own unique and original images on art-to-wear silk scarves. One scarf is provided. Additional blank scarves will be available for purchase. All supplies are included. Please wear clothing suitable for painting.

 

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Watercolor Workshop with Janet Rogers

May 25, 26, 27 and 28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Fee: $450 M / $475 NM – per session

Janet Rogers has been a working professional artist for overt 35 years, and has achieved Signature Status in The American Watercolor Society, The Florida Watercolor Society, South Carolina Watercolor Society and others.  She has garnered many awards over the years for her sensitive paintings of people which are spontaneous, direct, and expressive.  Janet shares easily with others her passion and joy for the fluid and unexpected nature of watercolor. 

 

 

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Perennial Gardening with Maryann Nowak

 

(1) Wednesday, May 26, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

(2) Saturday, June 5, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

(3) Tuesday, June 8, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee: $35 M / $40 NM – per class, limit 6 each

Plan for your garden for years to come. In this workshop you will learn how to create a garden with the amount of maintenance you prefer. With proper placement you can create a floral display throughout the growing season.

 

Bring a photo and measurements of your outdoor space. MaryAnn will teach you the rest.

 

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Painting Rivers, Rapids, and Waterfalls in Watercolor

June 25, 26, and 27, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fee: $400 M / $425 NM - per session

Dale L Popovich IWS will teach you how to add a splash to your watercolor paintings through his 3-full day watercolor workshop. Using Dale’s personal photo references you will learn to interpret water, waterfalls, rapids, and the his love of nature. He will share his 42+ years of professional teaching, knowledge, and techniques. For all levels. His unique step-by-step instruction in transparent watercolor will show you how to avoid watercolor problems and grow as a painter.

 

 

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Salsa Dance Workshop with Victor

4 week session, Fridays, August 6 - 27, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Fee: $65 M / $75 NM

Victor Rodriguez is a Latin dance instructor and dancer from Chicago, Illinois. He has been a member of the Legacy Dance Company since 2014 and has received training under the direction of Rey Sanchez with Legacy Dance Company Pro team, Zeke Ruvalcaba and the Bachata All-Stars, Rocky Quiñones and Gifted Souls, as well as Sarah Zuccaro and Jorge Soto, and Alma Latina Chicago.

 

This is a great workshop to learn the basics and understand how to move with the rhythm of the music! 

 

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Kids

Silk Surface Design with Ann Oliver

Ages 12 and up

 

(1) Saturday, May 1, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

(2) Saturday, August 14, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $45 M / $55 NM – per class

Beginners and experienced silk painters alike will use surface design techniques including dyeing, silk screening, mono-printing, and more to create your own unique and original images on art-to-wear silk scarves. One scarf is provided. Additional blank scarves will be available for purchase. All supplies are included. Please wear clothing suitable for painting. Make Mom that unique Mother’s Day gift.

 

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Cinco De Mayo Paper Craft with Melanie

Friday, May 7, 10 a.m.

Fee: $10 - All supplies provided.

Papel picado is a traditional Mexican folk art created by cutting colorful tissue paper with elaborate designs that can be used to form a banner and decorate any space! Different folding techniques will be shown step-by-step to cut out your beautiful designs for your very own papel picado!

 

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Saturday Afternoons in the Park Painting

Ages 6 - 10, minimum of 6 students, maximum of 10 students

 

(1) Saturday, May 22, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

(2) Saturday, June 19, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

(3) Saturday, July 17, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Fee: $30 M / $35 NM – per class

Students will paint at the easel in our Palos Park Studio and learn some drawing and painting techniques. Our vast library of children’s art books will jumpstart imaginations and provide for lots of self expression and learning. Students will be sent home with an art packet to work on over the summer on their own. Lots of individual attention and all art supplies included. Must sign up one week before the start of class.

 

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Mini Monet Painting and Drawing Art Camp

Ages 7 - 10. All supplies included.

 

Monday - Thursday, June 21 - 24, 10 a.m. - 

Fee: $30 M / $35 NM – per class

Students will paint at the easel in our Palos Park Studio and learn some drawing and painting techniques. Our vast library of children’s art books will jumpstart imaginations and provide for lots of self expression and learning. Students will be sent home with an art packet to work on over the summer on their own. Lots of individual attention and all art supplies included. Must sign up one week before the start of class.

 

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Tie-Dye with Melanie

Friday, July 2, 10 a.m.

Fee: $10 - Must bring a plain white t-shirt.

Add a touch of color this summer by wearing it! Tie Dye your shirt by trying different tying and color placement techniques to create unique, colorful patterns.

 

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Salsa Dance Workshop with Victor

Ages 10 - 13

4 week session, Fridays, August 6 - 27, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Fee: $65 M / $75 NM

Victor Rodriguez is a Latin dance instructor and dancer from Chicago, Illinois. He has been a member of the Legacy Dance Company since 2014 and has received training under the direction of Rey Sanchez with Legacy Dance Company Pro team, Zeke Ruvalcaba and the Bachata All-Stars, Rocky Quiñones and Gifted Souls, as well as Sarah Zuccaro and Jorge Soto, and Alma Latina Chicago.

 

This is a great workshop to learn the basics and understand how to move with the rhythm of the music! 

 

CALL TODAY, AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given 48 hours before a workshop starts. Cancelations within 48 hours will not be refunded. If McCord needs to cancel a workshop, a full refund will be issued.