2017 Summer classes

Drawing of the crowned crane with palette, ink and pen set up.

Drawing of the crowned crane with palette, ink and pen set up.

Natural Illustration
by Rebecca Banasiak
Location: Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 West 31st Street, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523.
July 10 – August 14
Mondays 6 – 8 p.m.
Ages 18 and up, Co-ed
$125, supply list provided after registration
Registration: (630) 206-9566
Using the natural world as inspiration, gain a basic understanding of techniques and tools used to draw and paint with a focus on water-based mediums.
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Creativity Camp
Location: Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 West 31st Street, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523.
July 10th – 14th
9:00 am – noon (writing) or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (art)
Students ages 9-12, Co-ed
$150 per DuPage resident ($175 nonresident)
Registration: (630) 206-9566
Explore your creativity through writing (mornings), drawing and painting (afternoons), or BOTH!

Visual Arts (afternoon) description: Explore a wide range of artistic techniques from traditional oil painting and printmaking to unconventional methods, such as splatter painting using balloons and darts. Develop and improve your creative and artistic abilities through indoor and outdoor activities.

Register for the morning “Creativity Camp,” too, and use your visual-arts projects as inspiration for your written works. (Bring a sack lunch if you register for both. The hour will be chaperoned).  Dress for the weather (and to get a little messy!)
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UPDATE: There are only 3 spots left in the art portion of the Creativity Camp.  Sign up NOW in order to save your spot.

Visual Arts projects for 2017:
oil painting
dart painting with acrylics
printmaking
photocopy transfer mixed media art
and more.