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  • Steve Puttrich, Artist And Instructor

    Steve Puttrich, Artist And Instructor

    Arlington Heights, IL 60005

    5.0 (10)

    Steve Puttrich is a unique combination of award winning artist in oil and watercolor, and an inspiring and successful teacher.  He understands how people learn and what is needed to inspire confidence and build skills in artistry. In Steve’s workshops, you'll learn at your own pace in building skills and mastery. Classes are structured to include demonstrations of a composition in a step-by-step format, time to paint and generous feedback to build on your own artistic process. It is Steve’s intent that by the end of the sessions you will have built a confidence in your ab
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    Best of 2018
  • Kristin Sherwin Art Teacher: Specializing In Painting And Drawing

    Kristin Sherwin Art Teacher: Specializing In Painting And Drawing

    Westmont, IL 60559

    5.0 (6)

    Hi. I've been creating all kinds of art since I was a pre teen with canvases, oil paints, easiles, and more. I've studied a great deal of different kinds of media including media art in addion to traditional. I've been working as a professional art teacher for over a year specializing in painting and art history to children as young as 2 to adults. I am also an  adult student a Columbia College Chicago in the final stretch of my senior year in order to achieve my Bachelor's in Fine Art. I have two amazing children who have been gifted with loving art as well. My passion is to spread​ the
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  • Art Lessons Chicago

    Art Lessons Chicago

    Chicago, IL 60608

    5.0 (4)

      Renee Lee Painter, Illustrator, Sculptor "The artist is not a special kind of man, but every man is a special kind of artist."Ananda Coomraswamy (1877-1947)I've been teaching painting and drawing for 27 years. I've taught college level at the top art school in the country and have taught people of all ages and backgrounds. I'm an award winning, practicing artist and have a bachelors and master degree in studio art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I have invented some fantastic methods in skill development and excel at coaxing the artist out of folks. I can help you or
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  • Ayza-Andriana Churina

    Ayza-Andriana Churina

    Chicago, IL 60626

    5.0 (4)

    - Knowledge in painting and drawing - Knowledge in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator  - Over 10 years teaching experience working with kids and adults.  - Patient, friendly, reliable,  easy-going, professional  For more info visit

  • StellaART


    Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    5.0 (1)

    Artist over 20 years of international experience in exhibits, galleries, studios, and graphic arts. Versatile with different art techniques and styles. Create original artworks - abstract and realistic. Knowledge in oil, acrylic, fresco, gouache, pastel, ink, watercolor. Valuable in variety of art: figurative and decorative compositions, portraits, landscapes, still lifes, textures. Art teaching experience with children 5 to adults.  Teaching academic and free style lessons, step by step party painting, groups and individual lessons. Works as a freelancer artist. Participates art workshop
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  • Al's Wonderland

    Al's Wonderland

    Chicago, IL 60657

    5.0 (1)

    Alison is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus on color. Having spent the bulk of her career in the arts, the professional artist worked in production, portrait painting, a variety of teaching studios and started her own traveling art studio which brought painting instruction to bars and restaraunts. Alison offers insight into color theory as well as seeing vs. looking at your subject.  In addition to painting, Alison is adept at fiber arts and framing.  Her work is on display in private collections, the Art Institute of Chicago (offices) as well as public spaces throughout the ci
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    Best of 2018
  • The Art Of Expression With Caroline

    The Art Of Expression With Caroline

    Chicago, IL 60630

    From 1999-2005, I was part of the Chicago Children’s Choir. During that time I was also Cantoring for Our Lady Mother of the Church and playing violin with the church ensemble. In 2004, I began participating in the DePaul Musical Theater program which led me to be accepted in the Chicago Opera Theater Apprenticeship in 2006. After two years in the program, I was the Assistant Stage Manager and had worked on several shows including ‘Into the Woods’. I was accepted into a sister program of the Opera Apprenticeship program in 2007 as the Student Stage Director for the summer program and continued
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  • The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

    The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

    Westmont, IL 60559

    Trying to decide between a few different Music, Art and Dance Schools? If you are looking for music, art and dance you are at the right place! The Academy of Music and Art is a fun and friendly place to take lessons. We are here to help you get the most from your classes. You will fit in! You are taught in a way that is designed to build your self-esteem.  Beginners & children are welcome. Classes are all about you, your interests and your goals. You can learn and have fun at the same time.  Convenient after school, evening and weekend classes. Dance classes for ages 2
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  • The Palette & Chisel Academy Of Fine Arts

    The Palette & Chisel Academy Of Fine Arts

    Chicago, IL 60610

    The mission of The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts is to foster growth in the visual arts, provide a place for serious artists to work, and enrich the community with programs of practical art education, art appreciation and exhibitions.

  • Elmhurst Art Museum

    Elmhurst Art Museum

    Elmhurst, IL 60126

    Painters of all levels from beginning to advanced working in all 2D media (oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolor, etc.) are invited to join our professional teaching artist for this intimate class which explores a variety of painting effects such as under-painting, layering, blending and glazing.

  • KidzArt / SeniorzArt Of Berwyn, Il LLC

    KidzArt / SeniorzArt Of Berwyn, Il LLC

    Berwyn, IL 60402

    Hello, My passion is to help kids and adults alike to enjoy art and at the end of the day, they are very pleased at what they did. For my students to reach their goals, we start out fairly easy and work our way up. I have been teaching art in a classroom setting for over 4 years now. My Linkedin profile is under Gianardo Franco.  My accomplishments are having my students like what they do and keep coming back.
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  • Pélage Studios

    Pélage Studios

    Chicago, IL 60606

    The application of Watercolor is completely different in my works. You’ve never seen anything like it. From using Watercolor on canvas with Enamel sealants to hand painting Cicadas (you have to see these to believe them).  My Miniature Watercolor Portraits are tight studies in PhotoRealism. The DryBrush Method is what I use to paint in Watercolor Abstraction. A specialty is Found Object Sculpture and Jewelry. My Studio is located on Route 66 under the Sears Tower with parking. Visit my unique Studio as I’m also a world leader in Corrective Exercise Specialties and Pilates. &n
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  • Glenview School Of Arts

    Glenview School Of Arts

    Glenview, IL 60025

    Glenview School of Arts offers art classes for children, high schoolers, and adults. Classes provide a fun and positive atmosphere for students to learn the basic principles of art and to build a strong foundation in art.  The young adult and high school programs focus on preparing the student's art portfolio for college and beyond. As the portfolio is essential for any artist, we encourage our students to develop the strongest and most varied portfolio possible. The portfolio showcases talent and individual growth.
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    Chicago, IL 60613

    I am passionate about teaching others how to achieve their 'personal best' in painting, and it is a thrill for me to see my students enter national competitions and get accepted. I have been selected as one of Chicago's BEST painting and drawing teachers for 2017 by EXPERTISE.

  • Elephant Room Gallery

    Elephant Room Gallery

    Chicago, IL 60605

    We regularly host small workshops with beginner to advanced artists who are interested in learning techniques directly from one of our artist instructors. Our workshops provide all supplies and range from $35 - $50 for a 3-4 hour session. We take only up to 8 students per class so everyone enjoys the intimacy of the workshop!

  • G Choi

    G Choi

    Chicago, IL 60642

    Hello,  I have experiences and skills as both artist and educator and it will be an asset for you to work with. In addition to being a practicing and exhibiting artist, I have over 4 years of art teaching experience working with a wide range of students of all ages and background in various mediums. 

  • Art With Boris

    Art With Boris

    Chicago, IL 60608

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  • Ann Blaas

    Ann Blaas

    Forest Park, IL 60130

    I have been teaching college art since 1996- I have had many happy, inspired successful students. I have been teaching a wide variety of art genre's from painting and drawing to studio art and graphic design. 

  • Molly Cranch, Artist

    Molly Cranch, Artist

    Chicago, IL 60660

    I am both a professional artist and an educator with over 20 years experience of teaching and exhibiting my paintings. I received my BFA in painting from Washington University and my certification in art education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  I have taught art in a wide variety of settings including public and private schools, museums and art centers. I have taught a wide range of ages and abilities. This experience allows me to assess each individual and provide effective and innovative instruction. As a painting instructor, my goal is to provide sequential lessons w
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  • Th3 Ma$t0d0n™ Professional Art Lessons. [OFFICIAL]

    Th3 Ma$t0d0n™ Professional Art Lessons. [OFFICIAL]

    Chicago, IL 60626

    Whats up guys,  Th3 Ma$t0d0n here. So for those that know me, awesome. For those that do not, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Joe. I am a professional  Artist & Youtuber that is primarily known in The state of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. I have sold a variety of Logos, Mascots, Cover Art, Photography, Sketches, Concepts, Portraits, and many more to a wide variety of Companies, Galleries, and Studios. I honestly have propense skill in basically every media EXCEPT Graphic and Digital Art. I work both independently and in association with a plethera of d
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  • Insight Fine Art Studio

    Insight Fine Art Studio

    Skokie, IL 60076

    We are a community art studio specializing in drawing and painting classs for children, teens and adults. At Insight, you'll get step by step instruction from a classically trained artist. Our mission is to give students the skills to draw and paint realistically, and express themselves effortlessly. We were named one of Chicago's best studios for painting and drawing instruction by Join us for a class soon!

    Best of 2018
  • Ian Sherwin Gallery

    Ian Sherwin Gallery

    Chicago, IL 60613

    Been teaching art at the Field Museum since 1997. I teach all ages, shapes and sizes without any discrimination in ability.. I can paint, draw, fold Origami, sculpt and work with wood... My diverse experience has been the source of my teaching and guidance.. I teach on average 60-100 students per week.. Teaching is an art form and one of my greatest passions!

  • Pinot's Palette Logan Square

    Pinot's Palette Logan Square

    Chicago, IL 60647

    We provide a fun & relaxing paint and sip experience in our Logan Square art studio & bar.  All of our artists have bachelors degrees in Fine Arts and love to create and entertain. We deliver fun and creativity as we guide you through creating a 16X20 canvas masterpiece with acrylic paint.  Each class is 2 or 3 hours and you get to take your completed painting home with you at the end of the night. Best of all, enjoy a drink from our bar while you create.
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