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2017

Early Winter Class Catalog Classes Begin the Weeks of November 20 & November 27

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First-Time Artists 4401 N. Ravenswood Chicago, Il 60640 773.769.4226 LILLSTREET.COM

Class Listings

Eager to try something new? Our First-Time programs are an excellent way to learn and create in a relaxed environment. These classes are designed for those who have never taken an art class or are looking to discover a new medium. With seven departments to choose from, you can learn to throw a pot in Ceramics, 3D print in our Digital Lab or make jewelry in our Metalsmithing studios, just to name a few.

First-Time Artists

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Workshops

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First-Time Potter

Class Calendar

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First-Time Handbuilding

Ceramics Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

Drawing & Painting

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Ceramics page 6

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Digital Arts & Fabrication

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Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass

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Printmaking & Book Arts

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First-Time Jeweler page 17

Printmaking & Book Arts

First-Time Illustrator

First-Time Screen Printing on Paper

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Photography

First-Time Letterpress

First-Time Digital Photography

First-Time Etching

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Drawing & Painting First-Time Drawing into Painting page 13

Textiles

First-Time Glass Beadmaking

First-Time Photoshop page 9

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Metalsmithing & Glass

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First-Time Bookmaking page 21

Textiles First-Time Sewing page 23

First-Time Screen Printing on Fabric page 23

Kidstreet

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Lil’Kidstreet

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2 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

First-Time Embroidery page 23


Digital Art & Fabrication Page 10

Sleigh Tea Light Holders Saturday, December 2

Light Up Tree Topper Friday, December 8

Festival of Lights: LED Wearables Saturday, December 9

Digital Art & Fabrication: Family Workshops Page 10

Snow Monster! Sunday, December 3

Patterned Holiday Ornaments Sunday, December 10

Photography Page 12

Family Archives: Preserving & Retouching Photographs Sunday, December 3

Inkjet Printing

Monday, December 4 Monday, December 11

Metalsmithing & Glass Page 19 & 20

Painting Heirloom Portraits Saturday, December 16

Fun Night Out: Anticlastic Bangle Friday, December 8

Textiles Page 25

Indigo Extravaganza Saturday, December 2

Topics in Quilting: Strip Piecing Saturday, December 9

Snow & Ice Dyeing Sunday, December 10

Instant Film: The Polaroid

Fun Night Out: Silver Spinner Rings

Cyanotype

Fused Glass Ornaments

Drawing & Painting

Glass Bead Jewelry

Visiting Artist Workshops

Holiday Beads

Metalsmithing & Glass

Painting Heirloom Portraits

Friday, December 1

Sunday, December 17

Sunday, December 10

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Saturday, December 16

Friday, December 15

Saturday December 2

Workshops

Workshops

Get creative! Explore new materials and techniques while having fun in a supportive and friendly community. Whether registering with friends, family or going it alone, these hands-on workshops are designed to not only teach you something new but to help spark creativity.

Sew a Classic Necktie Saturday, December 16

Friday, December 15

Keum-boo Pendants Saturday, December 9

Tool Making

Saturday, December 16

Quilled Silver & Glass Sunday, November 26

Silver Shadowbox Pendant Sunday, December 10

Fine Silver Flowers Sunday, December 17

Blown Glass Ornaments See page 20 for full list of dates.

Printmaking & Book Arts Page 22

Holiday Linocuts

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It Ain’t Just a Drill: Getting the Most from Your Flex Shaft Machine Thursday, March 22

Creative Surface Development

Friday-Sunday, March 23-25

Textiles Page 25

Fabric is Paint

Sunday, December 3

Family Workshops Page 27

Plushies Workshop Saturday, December 2

A Hug in a Mug Sunday, December 3

Cookie Plates

Sunday, December 16

Saturday, December 2

Dry Point Intaglio Saturday, December 9

Marbled Greeting Cards Saturday, December 16

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Early Winter Classes 2017

Classes begin the weeks of November 20 & November 27

Ceramics page 6

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Art of the Box, 10am-1pm

First-Time Potter, 10am-1pm

Hand-Built Sets, 10am-1pm

Breaking your Creative Block, 10am-1pm

Quest for Low Fire, 10am-1pm

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 10am-1pm

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 10am–1pm

Figurative Sculpture, 2-5pm

Home & Garden Pottery, 1:30–4:30pm Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 6:30–9:30pm First-Time Handbuilding, 7-10pm Advanced Wheelthrowing, 7-10pm

Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

All About Cupsl, 10am-1pm Small Sculptures, Figurines & Dolls, 6:30-9:30pm Beginning/Advanced Beginning Handbuilding, 7-10pm

Advanced Handbuilding, 7-10pm First-Time Handbuilding, 7-10pm First-Time Potter, 6:30-9:30pm

Intermediate Wheel, 6:30-9:30pm Glaze your Stuff Already, 6:30-9:30pm Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Photoshop, 10am-1pm

Fundamentals of Digital Photography II, 10am-1pm

Manga Techniques & Illustration, 4:30-6pm

Photographic Editing, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Digital Photography, 6:30-9:30pm

History of Photography, 6:30-9:30pm

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Introduction to Soft Electronics, 6:30-9:30pm

First- Time Illustrator, 6:30-9:30pm

Character, Creatures & Costumes, 6:30-9:30pm

Drawing & Painting

Still Life to Abstract, 10am-1pm

First-Time Draw into Paint, 10am-1pm

Problem Solving for Oil Painters, 10am-1pm

Intro to Watercolor, 10am-1pm

Daily Sketchbook, 10am-1pm

Introduction to Drawing & Painting (Teens), 4:30-6pm

Pastel Drawing, 10am-1pm

Introduction to Painting Techniques, 6:30-9:30pm

Children’s Book Illustration, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Draw into Paint, 6:30-9:30pm

Beginning Drawing, 6:30-9:30pm

Drop-in Figure Drawing, 6:30-9:30pm

Beginning Drawing, 6:30-9:30pm

Beginning Figure Drawing, 6:30-9:30pm

Pastel & Oil Paint Port and Figure, 6:30-9:30pm

Project Based Oil Painting, 6:30-9:30pm

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Light Up Winter Cottage, 6:30-9:30pm

Print, 6:30-9:30pm

Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass page 17

Wood & Metal Jewelry,10am-1pm

Alternative Material Jewelry, 6:30-9:30pm

Wire Wrapped Pendants, 2-5pm

Advanced Topics in Metal, 1-4pm

Continuing Projects for Beginning/Advanced Beginning, 6:30–9:30pm

Beginning Metalsmithing, 6:30-9:30pm

From Design To Metal: Exploring Ideas & Developing Designs, 2-5pm

Wire Wrapped Rings, 6:30-9:30pm

Soldering 101, 6:30-9:30pm

Printimaking & Book Arts page 21

Cold Connections for Jewelry, 6:30–9:30pm

Working with Wax & Casting, 6:30-9:30 pm

Continuing Projects for Intermediate/Advanced, 6:30-9:30pm

Reduction Linocut, 2-5pm

Monotypes, Collage and More, 2-5pm

Toner Litho Transfer on Clay, 2-5pm

First-Time Screen Printing on Paper, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Letterpress, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Etching, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Screen Printing on Fabric, 2-5pm

Playing with Dye: Scarves, 10am-1pm

Sew Your Own Holiday Gifts, 10am-1pm

First-Time Sewing, 6:30-9:30pm

Knitting Projects: Pick and Choose, 2-5pm

First-Time Screen Printing on Fabric, 6:30-9:30pm

Indigo & Natural Color, 6:30-9:30pm

Draft From Measurements: Basic Skirt Sloper, 6:30-9:30pm

First-Time Bookmaking, 6:30-9:30pm

Textiles page 23

Independent Sewing Projects, 6:30-9:30pm

4 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27


Early Registration Discount

Save up to $10 on classes when you register and pay in full by NOVEMBER 6

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Intermediate Handbuilding, 10am-1pm

Contemporary Figure Sculpture, 10am-1pm

Beginning Handbuilding, 1pm-4pm

Traditional Figure Sculpture, 10am-1pm

Intermediate Wheelthrowing, 10am-1pm Drawing on Clay, 10am-1pm Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 2-5pm

Intermediate Wheelthrowing, 10am-1pm

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 2-5pm

First-Time Potter, 10am-1pm Drawing on Clay, 2-5pm

Glazing is for Chumps, 6:30-9:30pm

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 2-5pm

Good Cheer, 7-10pm

First-Time Potter, 5-8pm

All About Cups, 7-10pm Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing, 6:30-9:30pm

Fundamentals of Digital Photography I, 10am-1pm

Graphic Novel Studio, 10am-1pm

Introduction to Lightroom, 10am-1pm

First-Time Digital Photography, 10am-1pm

Illustrator II, 10am-1pm

iPhoneography, 10am-1pm Portrait Photography, 6:30-9:30pm

Oil Painting II, 10am-1pm Independent Projects, 10am-1pm Paint a Poem, 10am-1pm Beginning Painting, 6:30-9:30pm Collage, 6:30-9:30pm Print, 6:30-9:30pm

Intermediate Portrait & Figure, 10am-1pm Open Studio, 2-5pm

First-Time Draw into Paint, 10am-1pm

Drawing II, 10am-1pm

Landscape Painting from Photographs, 10am-1pm

Drop-in Figure Drawing, 10am-1pm

Introduction to the Portrait and Figure, 10am-1pm

Introduction to Oils, 2-5pm

Bird World, 10am-1pm

First-Time Draw into Paint, 2-5pm Print, 2-5pm

Draw and Paint the Nude Figure, 2-5pm

Electro-Etching, 6:30–9:30pm

Beginning Metalsmithing, 10am-1pm

Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing, 10am-1pm

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Glass Fusing, 6:30–9:30pm

Continuing Projects for Intermediate/Advanced, 10am-1pm

Working with Wax & Casting, 2-5pm

Ring in The New Year!, 6:30-9:30pm

Continuing Projects for Beginning/Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing, 2-5pm

Flatware & Functional Objects, 6:30-9:30pm

First Time Letterpress, 10am-1pm

Exploring Letterpress: The Broadside, 10am-1pm

Developing a Journal and Sketchbook, 6:30-9:30pm

Block Print Your Own Greeting Cards, 10am-1pm Beyond Beginner: Etching Extras, 2-5pm Hand-made Books, 2-5pm

Multilevel Screen Printing on Paper, 6:30-9:30pm

First Time Sewing, 10am-1pm

Screen Printed T-Shirts, 10am-1pm

Screen Printed Embroidery Kits, 10am-1pm

First Time Embroidery, 6:30-9:30pm

Totally Totes, 10-1pm

Homemade Clothing for Children and Babies, 10am-1pm

Intro to Bra Making, 6:30-9:30pm

Felt Holiday Decorations, 1:30-4:30pm Zippers & Buttons, 5-8pm

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Ceramics

Ceramics First-Time Artist First-Time Potter 4 or 5 Weeks Dress for mess and spin the wheel to shape clay into the basic forms of mugs and bowls. You will work with various tools and later glaze your pottery. Learn a little handbuilding too, such as pinch pots, bowls and small serving trays. Plan to purchase a clay tool kit at Lillstreet on the first day of class. Class fee includes one 12-pound bag of clay. 4 Weeks

Lillstreet’s long-established clay department offers classes for all skill levels in wheelthrowing, handbuilding and sculpture. Advanced students can fine-tune their work or experiment with soda firing. Take advantage of over 200 glaze combinations, firings and state-of-the-art equipment during our generous open studio hours.

First-Time Handbuilding 5 Weeks Learn handbuilding techniques such as pinch pots, coils and slabs to make pottery, art objects or sculptures. Use of molds, slab roller and extruder will be demonstrated. Plan to purchase a clay tool kit at Lillstreet on the first day of class. Class fee includes one 12-pound bag of clay.

$180, Members $175

Sunday 10am-1pm Levi Yastrow Starts November 26

Thursday 2–5pm Sam Hostert Starts November 30

$145, Members $140 5 Weeks

Wednesday 7–10pm Mary Drabik Starts November 22

Break the Creative Block

$180, Members $175

Beginning students will develop fundamental throwing techniques while returning students refine their techniques to create more complex forms. Be inspired by those around you and challenged by your personal goals. Teacher demonstrations are designed for multilevel students. Class fee includes one 12-pound bag of clay. 4 Weeks

Sunday 5–8pm Maureen Duffy-Daugavietis Starts November 26

Tuesday 10am–1pm Susan McBride Starts November 21

Beginning/ Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing 4 or 5 Weeks

Monday 7–10pm Joe Kraft Starts November 20 Wednesday 7–10pm Marissa Neumann Starts November 22

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

SE E PAG E 7 FO R MO RE I NF O.

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Handbuilding 4 or 5 Weeks Whether your aim is functional or sculptural ceramics, learn the basic techniques of handbuilding as you work with slabs, coils and pinching to create virtually anything you can dream up. Use of tools such as molds, slab roller and extruder will be demonstrated. Class fee includes one 12-pound bag of clay. 4 Weeks

Saturday 1–4pm Marissa Neumann Starts November 25 $150, Members $145 5 Weeks

Tuesday 7–10pm Nicole Paulina Starts November 21 $185, Members $180

Thursday 7–10pm Jon Pacheco Starts November 30

Multilevel

Friday 2–5pm Jon Pacheco Starts December 1

Small Sculptures, Figurines & Dolls

Sunday 2–5pm Levi Yastrow Starts November 26 $150, Members $145 5 Weeks

Monday 10am–1pm Sam Hostert Starts November 20 Monday 6:30–9:30pm Jayson Lawfer Starts November 20 Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Nolan Baumgartner Starts November 21 Wednesday 10am–1pm Susan Messer-McBride Starts November 22 $185, Members $180

6 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

5 Weeks Imagination flows as you create figurative, abstract, anthropomorphic or animal sculptures. Exploring a variety of hand building techniques you may also choose to articulate your figures to create a moving doll. For this five-week session, we will be exploring the bright and colorful surfaces that can be produced with Terra Cotta low fire clay and electric kiln firings. All levels welcome

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Robin Power Starts November 21 $190, Members $185


Figurative Sculpture 5 Weeks

The Art of the Box 5 Weeks Examine various hand-building processes for constructing boxes. You will start by learning simple slab building techniques and progress to alternative methods, themes and traditional and alternative surface treatments.

All levels welcome

Monday 10am–1pm Patrick Miceli Starts November 20

Tuesday 2–5pm Robin Power Starts November 21 $190, Members $185 $30 Model fee

All About Cups

All levels welcome

$190, Members $185

Intermediate/ Advanced Classes

All levels welcome 4 Weeks

Thursday 7–10pm Sam Hostert Starts November 30 $155, Members $150 5 Weeks

Drawing on Clay 4 Weeks Learn to use your functional pottery as a three-dimensional drawing surface. Demonstrations will include use of underglazes, slips and glazes to create illustrated surfaces for either pattern or narrative elements. Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Thursday 10am–1pm Lisa Harris Starts November 30

Tuesday 10am–1pm Lisa Harris Starts November 21

Sunday 2–5pm Nicole Paulina Starts November 26

$190, Members $185

$160, Members $155

Earth, Glaze & Low Fire 5 Weeks

First-Time Handbuilding

Explore the rich history and bright color palette of low-fired ceramic surface decorations. Demonstrations and discussions will involve the use of terra sigilata, underglazes, slips and glazes on terra cotta. Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

S E E PAG E 6 F OR M O RE I N FO.

In the 21st century, the human figure still occupies the center stage as an image of inspiration for artists. We will look at some of the more prominent artists of our times and explore your ideas and interpretation of the human form while learning and applying various clay techniques towards that end. Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Saturday 10am–1pm Patrick Miceli Starts December 2 $160, Members $155 $30 Model fee

Glazing is for Chumps

4 or 5 Weeks Learn the ins and outs of creating mugs, tumblers and cups of all shapes and sizes. We will cover techniques such as throwing off the hump as well as a variety of surface decorations.

4 Weeks

4 Weeks We all know glazing your sculptures can be the easiest and fastest way to destroy it. Explore a variety of coldsurfacing techniques including tool dips, paints, epoxies, washes, waxes and polishes. You are encouraged to come to the class with finished bisqueware sculptures and to make test tiles for other sculptures. Purchase of additional materials will be necessary.

Breaking the Creative Block 5 Weeks Break up creative blocks, generate new ideas, and rejuvenate your processes as a maker. Each class will be centered around creative exercises to loosen up and inspire new work. Spontaneity and intuitive building will promote new ways of making. Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Monday 10am–1pm Molly Anne Bishop Starts November 20 $190, Members $185

Toner Litho Transfer on Clay 4 Weeks Print repeatable images on greenware or leather-hard clay tiles, vessels and sculptural forms. Use paper lithography techniques that can be applied directly to clay at many stages using special oil-based inks. Learn surface design techniques that can be adapted for wheel-thrown or hand-built forms, for low or high fire clay bodies. Bonus - you keep your shelves in the ceramics department!

Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Charity White Starts November 30

Wednesday 2–5pm Judy Zeddies Starts November 29

$155, Members $150

$160, Members $155

Glaze Your Stuff Already

Home & Garden Pottery

5 Weeks

5 Weeks

You know who you are...! You have a mountain of bisque-ware because you love to throw but avoid glazing at all costs. Learn about cone 10 glaze techniques to help broaden your abilities and help you get over the reluctance of not wanting to glaze.

This independently driven class begins each week with a potluck and group discussion about ongoing projects. Instructor is on hand to guide you through your projects, problem solve and demonstrate as needed.

Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Prerequisite: Two Beginning Wheel/ Handbuilding & One Intermediate Ceramics Class

Tuesday 10am–1pm David Trost Starts November 21

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Patty Kochaver Starts November 21

$190, Members $185

$190, Members $185

Ceramics

Explore a step-by-step approach to body proportions, construction problem solving and internal armature, the planes of the figure, human expression and body gesture. There will be class discussions on surface treatment for sculpture. A model will be used as needed and fee collected in class.

Contemporary Figure Sculpture

Monday 1:30–4:30 pm Karen Avery Starts November 20 $195, Members $190

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Advanced Handbuilding

Ceramics

5 Weeks Further refine your clay skills while building functional and sculptural objects. Weekly demonstrations will teach more complex techniques to manipulate clay and allow further development of your handbuilt work. Prerequisite: One year of Handbuilding

Advanced Wheelthrowing 4 or 5 Weeks Demonstrations of more complex forms will encourage you to expand your repertoire of pots and build confidence. Throw taller, bigger pieces with nuance. Try new and advanced glazing techniques to create pots of your own design and aesthetic.

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm David Trost Starts November 22

Prerequisite: Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing and Intermediate Wheelthrowing

$195, Members $190

4 Weeks

Intermediate Handbuilding

Friday 10am–1pm Catherine Tweedie Starts December 1

4 Weeks You’ve mastered the basics, now it’s time to improve your clay skills while building functional and sculptural objects. Weekly demonstrations will teach more complex techniques to manipulate clay and allow further development of your handbuilt work. Discussions of contemporary approaches will help the you to find their voice in clay. Prerequisite: At least two Beginning/ Advanced Beginning Handbuilding

Thursday 10am–1pm Charity White Starts November 30 $160, Members $155

Intermediate Wheelthrowing 4 or 5 Weeks You have mastered the basics, now challenge yourself to throw a better pot. Design pottery and develop a personal aesthetic while learning techniques to make complex forms. Weekly demonstrations and experimentation with new glaze combinations will help develop your signature look. Prerequisite: Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing 4 Weeks

Thursday 10am–1pm Patty Kochaver Starts November 30 Sunday 10am–1pm David Trost Starts November 26 $160, Members $155 5 Weeks

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Karen Avery Starts November 21

THANK YOU

CHICAGO WINNER Best Art Classes

Sunday 11am–2pm Nolan Baumgartner Starts November 26

2017

$160, Members $155 5 Weeks

Monday 7–10 pm Nolan Baumgartner Starts November 20

Chicago Reader Best of Chicago Awards

$195, Members $190

Hand-Built Sets 5 Weeks Learn to create beautiful and unique sets of basic functional forms with simple hand-building techniques. Demonstrations will focus on the multiple approaches to create cups, mugs, bowls and plates. Using pinching, soft and stiff slabs, coils and surface treatments, you will learn the tricks to making cohesive sets.

WINNER

Best Event Space

2017

Chicago Reader Best of Chicago Awards

Prerequisite: Beginning/advanced beginning handbuilding

Wednesday 10am–1pm Mary Drabik Starts November 22 $195, Members $190

WINNER

Best Established Gallery

Good Cheer! 4 Weeks Get into the holiday spirit by making flasks, bottles and shot glasses. Demonstrations of wheel thrown and handbuilt forms will help prepare you to make functional containers for fine libations.

2017

Chicago Reader Best of Chicago Awards

Thursday 7–10pm Nicole Paulina Starts November 30 $160, Members $155

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$195, Members $190

8 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27


Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

Construct a framework for creative exploration using a variety of technological tools and processes. Our current classes offer students the opportunity to refine their skills as a photographer, graphic artist, animator or explore 3D modeling and digital fabrication. Like digital media, our department is always changing as we innovate with this dynamic means of expression.

Digital Arts Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

Multi-level Illustrator II 3 Weeks

5 Weeks Master the essentials of Photoshop. Learn the basics tools needed for making simple image adjustments including cropping, brushes, selection tools, image adjustments and masks. You will also gain an understanding of different file formats and saving images.

Monday 10am–1pm Sheika Lugtu Starts November 20 $180, Members $175

First-Time Illustrator 5 Weeks Turn analog sketches and ideas into stunning digital designs. You will utilize the fundamental Illustrator tools (fill, color, swatches, text, lines and brushes) to make complex patterns out of simple shapes, while exploring and customizing workspace to manage projects.

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Sheika Lugtu Starts November 21 $180, Members $175

This class builds on the skills and techniques covered in First-Time Illustrator. Use the path tool to create more complex graphics, take sketches and drawings to fully colored vector artwork, use special effect tools to create dynamic text, and create custom brushes and patterns. Access to Illustrator outside of class-time highly suggested.

4 Weeks Drawing inspiration from comics, movies, animation and video games, you will learn about visual composition and storytelling through character design. Focus will be on creating diverse characters, basic anatomy and drawing figures from all angles, dynamic poses, facial expressions and beginner digital coloring. If you have a digital drawing tablet, bring it to class.

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Sheika Lugtu Starts November 29 $155, Members $150

Teens: Ages 13-18 Manga Techniques & Illustration 4 Weeks Learn the basics of drawing anatomy, expressions, clothing and fantasy creatures. Experiment with using traditional manga drawing tools like pens and ink nibs. You will develop with character designs and create a full illustration. Bring to class a sketchbook and your favorite drawing materials.

Wednesday 4:30–6pm Sheika Lugtu Starts November 29 $100, Members $95

Prerequisite: First-time Illustrator

Saturday 10am–1pm Sheika Lugtu Starts December 2 $120, Members $115

Graphic Novel Studio 4 Weeks

Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

First-Time Photoshop

Characters, Creatures & Costumes

Develop your own unique worlds and stories then bring them to life on paper. You’ll practice writing narratives, drawing techniques and experiment with cartooning tools. Final projects may include printed comics and collaborative zines. Beginner artists are welcome and advanced cartoonists are encouraged to work on longer projects.

Friday 10am–1pm Sheika Lugtu Starts December 1 $155, Members $150

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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3D Printing, 3D Modeling, Electronics & Fabrication Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

Design Workshops Sleigh Tea Light Holders

Introduction to Soft Electronics

Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

5 Weeks Become part human/part machine with DIY wearable electronics! Learn to work with lightweight processors specially designed to be sewn onto fabric and integrated in clothing and soft sculpture. Learn the fundamentals of creating soft circuits with conductive thread, making switches, working with LEDs and sensors and more. Material fee includes all electronic components necessary to complete projects.

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Naava Weiner Starts November 20 $185, Members $180 $75 Material fee

Light Up Winter Cottage 4 Week Learn design skills by creating a cozy winter home complete with decorative elements. We will use open-source software and both the desktop mill and 3D printers to model, print and cut our homes. Finally, using Arduino, we will light up our homes. Basic computer experience required. Material fee includes supplies necessary to make your project. Ages 14 years and up welcome

1 Day Using Tinkercad, you will model a votive holder in the shape of a sleigh. Discussions will include basic design, how to model elements to fit together and how this works with 3D printing. Additional embellishments will be cut with our desktop mill. Votive holder included. No experience required.

Festival of Lights: LED Wearables Be the snazziest cat at the candle lighting with this wearable electronics workshop! Students will learn to embellish their most festive garb with sewable LEDs and conductive thread, powered by a single coin battery. Dip your toes in the world of DIY electronics and impress your next Jdate at the same time! Participants should bring their own garments to alter.

Saturday, December 9 1-4pm Naava Weiner $75, Members $70 $10 Material fee

$75, Members $70

Light Up Tree Topper

Snow Monster! 1 Day Using Tinkercad and 3d printers, create a fearsome, funny, unique toy with a wintery theme. Learn how shapes fit together to design your own monster and add decorative elements for a personalized touch. No modeling experience required but basic computer experience necessary. Ages 10 years and up welcome

Sunday, December 3 1–4pm Rebecca Orth $40 per person

Patterned Holiday Ornaments

Ages 14 years and up welcome

Saturday, December 2 1-4pm Rebecca Orth

Family Workshops

1 Day

Instant Film: The Polaroid S E E PAG E 12 F OR MOR E I N FO.

1 Day Learn modeling basics with open-source software to create a 3d-printed topper for your Christmas tree. Additionally, we will incorporate simple electronics to make our tree toppers light up! Basic computer skills necessary. No digital modeling experience needed. Material fee covers components necessary to make your tree topper light up. Ages 14 years and up welcome

Friday, December 8 6:30–9:30pm Rebecca Orth $75, Members $70 $15 Material fee

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Rebecca Orth Starts November 29 $150, Members $145 $25 Material fee

10 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Design a set of sculptural ornaments in Tinkercad and Meshmixer. You will learn how to make voronoi patterns to add a sophisticated flair to your models which will then be 3d-printed. Basic computer skills necessary. Ages 10 years and up welcome

Sunday, December 10 1–4pm Rebecca Orth $30 per person


Photography

Fundamentals of Digital Photography II 4 Weeks Interested in taking your basic skills to the next level? Expand on the important fundamentals of photography and the relationships between aperture, ISO and shutter speed. Learn about advanced exposure techniques and important camera functions, such as metering modes and white balance. You will develop a personal portfolio through a combination of brief lectures, hands on fieldwork and critiques. Prerequisite: First-Time Digital Photography or Fundamentals of Digital Photography I

Tuesday 10am–1pm Jordan Scott Starts November 28

First-Time Artist

3 or 5 Weeks With easy technical explanations, shooting exercises and a review of your images, you will learn how to find, compose and capture compelling photographs, while receiving a comprehensive introduction to ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Camera with manual settings required, DSLR preferred. Please bring a USB drive. 3 Weeks

Sunday 10am–1pm Danielle Owensby Starts December 3 $110, Members $105 5 Weeks

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Rebecca Memoli Starts November 21

Fundamentals of Digital Photography I 4 Weeks Explore the fundamentals of photography and working with a digital camera. You will develop the knowledge and confidence to use the important camera functions and shooting modes. You will gain an in-depth understanding of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and their effects and relationships. A camera with manual function is required, DSLR preferred. Not appropriate for cell phone cameras.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Jordan Scott Starts November 30 $150, Members $145

$180, Members $175

Introduction to Lightroom 3 Weeks Lightroom is powerful and affordable software for enhancing photographs, cataloging, printing and more. This overview will teach you to organize, develop and print your images. Basic computer skills required. You should bring 20-30 high resolution images (Raw files preferred) on an external drive (500GB or more).

Saturday 10am–1pm Aaron Brandt Starts December 2 $115, Members $110

Photographic Editing in Photoshop 5 Weeks Photographic Editing offers an introduction to the basics of enhancing your photographs in Adobe Photoshop. The class will take you through the steps of using Adobe Bridge, Camera RAW, and the intricacies of Photoshop from creating adjustment layers, to masking, proper file resizing and saving.

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Rebecca Memoli Starts November 20 $185, Members $180

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Portrait Photography 4 Weeks Push your photographic portraiture beyond “snapshot” mode. In-class exercises, assignments and critiques will direct you through the exploration of composition, light, positioning and environment. Image based lectures will introduce you to the work of various portrait artists. DSLR and tripod are highly recommended. Prerequisite: First-Time Digital Photography, Fundamentals of Digital Photography I or equivalent experience

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Sarah Hiatt Starts November 30 $155, Members $150

History of Photography 4 weeks This condensed class will take you on a journey through the significant periods in the history of photography. You will leave with a greater understanding of the fluidity of photography and its complex political, social and conceptual terrain by tracing the shifts in photographic history from the photograph as document to the photograph as art. All levels welcome

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Sarah Hiatt Starts November 29 $155, Members $150

iPhoneography

Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

First-Time Digital Photography

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

$150, Members $145 $5 Print fee

Multilevel

4 Weeks Examine the camera phone as a tool and method of picture making. You’ll review basic iPhone or Smartphone functions as well as explore applications used to manipulate and edit images. Engage in creative assignments and discussions of image sharing and sourcing to broaden our understanding of technology and photography. Bring a camera phone and USB cord or charger to class. All levels welcome

Thursday 10am–1pm Carissa Meier Starts November 30 $155, Members $150

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Workshops Family Archives: Preserving & Retouching Photographs 1 Day Family Archives is a workshop that dives into the importance and practice of sustaining photographs. You will learn how to scan, edit and store negatives and/or prints. Bringing in old negatives, photographs, and even writings or letters, along with at least a 2GB flash drive is highly recommended.

Sunday, December 3 10am–2pm Sarah Hiatt $95, Members $90

Inkjet Printing

Digital Arts, Fabrication & Photography

1 Day We will demystify all the components of printing from file sizing, resolution, and paper profiles, to all the correct file settings in both Photoshop and Lightroom. In addition to learning how to print your own works, we will discuss how to outsource your files for large format printing.

Monday, December 4 6:30–9:30pm Jeanne Donegan

Instant Film: The Polaroid 1 Day Grab your old Polaroid 600’s and learn some new hands-on techniques for manipulating the instant process through burnishing, bleaching and emulsion lifts. Explore and experiment with photographic materials and we will introduce you to new ways of image making. We will provide some classic 600 style, square format instant film, but feel free to bring your own.

Sunday, December 17 1–4pm Carissa Meier $75, Members $70 $25 Material Fee

Cyanotype 1 Day Cyanotype is a non-silver photographic process, encourages experimentation and is easy to do. Create digital negatives from pictures already taken and you are encouraged to experiment by printing on various surfaces. One tote bag included but feel free to bring materials to print on. Photos can be printed onto fabric which could then be used for any number of sewing projects. Ages 10 years and up welcome with an accompanying adult

Monday, December 11 6:30–9:30pm Jeanne Donegan

Sunday, December 10 10am–4pm Rebecca Memoli

$75, Members $70 $10 Print Fee

$135, Members $130 $25 Material Fee

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CUSTOM FABRICATION Services IN OUR 3 D P R I N T L AB Take your ideas,

artwork and business to a new level with custom services available in our 3D Print Lab.

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Drawing & Painting

Explore pen and ink, acrylics, watercolor, gouache, oils or pastels. Drawing and Painting classes are divided into beginning, intermediate, multi-level or advanced classes. Use these designations and class descriptions to create a custom curriculum that best fits your interests.

First-Time Artist

3 or 4 Weeks Combine basic drawing with the fundamentals of painting in this introductory class. You will become acquainted with line, value and composition while learning to combine them into successful drawings. These fundamental elements will then be integrated into compositional strategies for creating acrylic paintings. The First-Time Drawing into Painting kit is available for purchase on the first day of class. 4 Weeks

Drop-In Figure Drawing

Open Studio Drop-in

Drop-in figure drawing sessions offer an excellent opportunity for beginning to advanced students to practice their perception and drawing skills. We supply drawing benches, easels, tables, clips and backup support boards for pads. Please bring your own drawing materials. Instruction and critique are not included.

Drop-in drawing and painting sessions offer an excellent opportunity for beginning to advanced students to practice and work independently. Please bring your own drawing materials. A monitor will be on hand but please note that Instruction, a model and critique are not included.

Pre-registration for the drop-in figure sessions is not required. If you have any questions or want more information, please email lillstreet@lillstreet.com or call us at 773-769-4226. Dropin figure drawing is located at our Drawing and Painting West Wing Studio, 4410 N. Ravenswood Avenue, on the other side of the train tracks from our main facility.

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Sunday 10:30am–1:30pm

Open Studio is located at our Drawing and Painting West Wing Studio, 4410 N. Ravenswood Avenue, on the other side of the train tracks from our main facility. Pre-registration for the dropin open studio sessions is not required.

Friday 1:30-4:30pm $10 per session if you are not currently registered for a class in the Drawing & Painting department.

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Annie York Starts November 27 Tuesday 10am–1pm Patrick Miceli Starts November 28 Saturday 10am–1pm Annie York Starts December 2 $145, Members $140 $40 First-Time Drawing & Painting Kit 3 Weeks

Sunday 2–5pm Randall Miller Starts December 3 $110, Members $105 $40 First-Time Drawing & Painting Kit

Beginning Drawing 4 Weeks If you are new to drawing or would like to refresh your drawing skills you will discover something useful in this entry-level class. The use of value, line and proportion will 
be demonstrated and provide the foundation of balanced compositions. A Beginning Drawing kit is available for purchase on the first day of class.

Drawing & Painting

First-Time Drawing into Painting

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Patrick Miceli Starts November 27 Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Jordan Lentz Starts November 28 $150, Members $145 $20 Beginning Drawing kit

Drawing II 3 Weeks Continue to develop your drawing skills as you are introduced to different media including pastel, conte and pen and ink. The topics of color, drawing glass, fabric and the rudiments of portraiture will be covered. Materials are available for purchase on the first day of class. Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent experience

Sunday 10am–1pm Patrick Miceli Starts December 3 $115, Members $110 $20 Beginning Drawing kit

$20 per session or $180 for a 10 session package.

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Drawing & Painting

Beginning Figure Drawing

Introduction to Oil Painting

4 Weeks

3 Weeks

Venture beyond the still life and learn to analyze the human figure. Apply basic drawing skills to draw from a live model. Emphasis will focus on timed poses from short gestural sketches to full-scale poses. Historical artists will be referenced when applicable. No prior figure drawing experience necessary.

Learn the fundamentals of oil painting, a standard for professional painters since the 12th century. Experiment with color mixing and painting techniques that accumulate to enhance skill and provide a foundation for confident painting with oils. The Oil Painting kit is available for purchase on the first day of class.

Prerequisite: Drawing II or prior drawing experience

Sunday 2–5pm Patrick Miceli Starts December 3

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Cristina Lopeznieto Starts November 28 $150, Members $145 $30 Model fee

Beginning Painting 4 Weeks Experience mixing colors, determine the best type of brush to use and learn techniques for working with paint. This class is ideal for those who have taken First-Time Drawing into Painting or have previous experience and want to expand their skills. The Beginning Painting kit is available for purchase on the first day of class.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Annie York Starts November 30 $150, Members $145 $70 Beginning Painting Kit

Introduction to Painting Techniques 
 4 Weeks Develop and refine painting techniques as you build on basic skills. Explore brush and palette knife approaches, incorporate painting mediums and investigate the importance of a color plan. Prerequisite: First-Time Drawing into Painting or prior experience.

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Annie York Starts November 28 $115, Members $110

$115, Members $110 $90 Oil Painting Kit

Oil Painting II 4 Weeks Continue your study of oils as you expand your practice with advanced techniques and challenges. Projects include using complementary colors, copying a master and creating both a palette knife painting and an all white painting. Some oil painting experience is required. Prerequisite: Introduction to Oil Painting or equivalent experience

Thursday 10am–1pm Patrick Miceli Starts November 30 $150, Members $145 $90 Oil Painting Kit

Introduction to Watercolor 4 Weeks Learn the fundamentals of watercolor painting. Composition, color mixing, brush style, shape and form, light and value, paint application and layering will be explored. You should have basic skills in painting and drawing. The Watercolor kit and additional materials are available for purchase.

Multilevel Developing a Journal & Sketchbook 4 Weeks The journals and sketchbooks of Kafka, Goya, Faulkner and others have been inspired by the intersection of word and image. Open to those interested in writing and/or visual art, the class uses an interdisciplinary approach to help you better “see” your narrative work, considering your written and visual work fully through personal observation, imagination and memory.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Philip Hartigan Starts November 30 $155, Members $150 $10 Material fee

Drawing the Portrait & Figure II 
4 Weeks Explore the fundamentals of 
drawing portraits and figures while working from a nude model. Weekly demonstrations and structured exercises will emphasize observation, proportion, measuring, anatomy 
and seeing the figure and face as a combination of integrated shapes. You will work in charcoal and conté and must supply your own materials. A material list is available online. Prerequisite: Beginning Figure Drawing & Drawing II

Acrylic Studio: Still Life to Abstraction 4 Weeks Focusing on a new still life each session, emphasis will be on composition, color and the importance of equal attention to background and foreground. Within the group setting, there will be a focus on the level and interest of each individual. Through group discussion and evaluation, we will build common vocabulary and explore a variety of styles and methods. Prerequisite: Beginning Painting or equivalent experience

Monday 10am–1pm Yvette Weijergang Starts November 27 $155, Members $150

Pastel, Oil Painting Portrait & Figure Studio 4 Weeks Learn to focus on rendering the model directly in color in either soft pastel or in an alla prima oil painting style. There will be a 2-week portrait pose and a 3-week figure pose. Color relationships, the importance of relative values and lost and found edges will be investigated. Prerequisite: Figure drawing and previous pastel or painting experience recommended.

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Ken Minami Starts November 27 $155, Members $150 $30 Model fee

Saturday 10am–1pm Bob Horn Starts December 2 $155, Members $150 $30 Model fee

Monday 10am–1pm Amanda Mulcahy Starts November 27 $150, Members $145 $95 Watercolor kit

14 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Introduction to Drawing & Painting For Kids: Ages 10-13 S EE PAG E 1 6 FO R MO R E INF O.


The Daily Sketchbook

4 Weeks

The sketchbook is a site of brainstorming, experimentation and observation. Using the sketchbook as your visual diary, you will draw directly from life, reference and your imagination in a variety of media. Whether you take your sketchbook to work, on vacation or use it for quick studies, we will help you develop a productive sketchbook habit suited to your individual needs.

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced collage artist looking for inspiration, come and explore the process of generating imagery through collage. Think critically about material choices and learn techniques for combining found objects to create low-relief surfaces that play with concepts of memory and narrative.

Tuesday 10am–1pm Cristina Lopeznieto Starts November 28

Children’s Book Illustration

4 Weeks

4 Weeks

Ideal for the advanced beginner to intermediate oil painter. Each week will focus on painting from photographs, still-life, landscapes, rendering surface texture and more. Instructor demonstrations and individualized instruction will be an integral part of bridging the gap between beginner and advanced oil painting techniques. Supply list provided online.

Celebrate the whimsical worlds of children’s literature as you translate written word into visual language through creative illustration. Explore different approaches to interpreting and illustrating children’s stories. Create unique and memorable character designs while bringing depth and personality to your favorite story environments and developing your own style.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Oil Painting, Oil Painting II or equivalent experience.

Prerequisite: Drawing II, First-Time Drawing into Painting, or equivalent experience recommended.

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Amalia Kouvalis Starts November 28

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Sophie Lucido Johnson Starts November 29

$155, Members $150

$155, Members $150

Pastel Drawing

Bird World

4 Weeks

4 Weeks

Continue to develop your skills in chalk Pastels as you explore texture, value and color blending while working on class exercises and individual projects. You will receive individual critique and direction as you work from life and from photographs.

Birds have been the source of inspiration to many great artists from Audubon to old master Dutch painters. Try your hand at capturing this incredible species in wet or dry media. Learn to render basic bird anatomy, where to find birds to observe, and capture an ever moving target from studying specimens, photos and field journals.

Please come to the first class with a medium sized set of Prismacolor Nupastels and a drawing surface, 12x14 or larger. Prerequisite: Introduction to Pastels or equivalent experience.

Monday 10am–1pm Jordan Lentz Starts November 27 $155, Members $150

$155, Members $150

Paint a Poem 4 Weeks Combine poetry and painting by selecting your favorite poem and illustrate it through your preferred painting medium. Express the mood and message of the poem through colors, textures and subject matter. Develop your own interpretation through realism, surrealism or abstraction. Please bring a poem/poems, a painting surface and paints to the first class. Prerequisite: Previous painting experience with your choice of medium

Please bring scissors and a small selection of found materials for the first class. Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent experience recommended

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Amanda Mulcahy Starts November 30 $155, Members $150 $15 Material fee

Landscape Painting from Photographs

Drawing & Painting

Please bring a sketchbook and drawing medium of your choice to the first class.

Project Based Oil Painting

Found Object Collage

4 Weeks

4 Weeks Working from photographs, learn to create dynamic and striking landscape paintings. Together we will explore foundations such as perspective, composition, light source and color. Any combination of media is acceptable for more advanced artists, but all levels of painters are welcome. Please bring a landscape photo that includes trees, painting supplies and at least one painting surface to the first class.

Thursday 10am–1pm Amalia Kouvalis Starts November 30

Prerequisite: First-Time Drawing into Painting, Beginning Painting or equivalent experience

$155, Members $150

Saturday 10am–1pm Kendra Fuller Starts December 2 $155, Members $150

Please bring a blank field notebook, pencils and an eraser to the first class. A detailed supply list will be provided. Prerequisite: Drawing II, First-Time Drawing into Painting, or equivalent experience recommended.

Saturday 10am–1pm Sophie Lucido Johnson Starts December 2 $155, Members $150

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Intermediate/ Advanced Problem Solving for Oil Painters

Drawing & Painting

4 Weeks Your ideas become the subject of individualized instruction as you expand your skills as a painter. If
 you choose, a still life setup will 
be available each week to further develop your skills in representational painting. This is a class for students with previous painting experience. Please come to the first class prepared to work in oils on a 16”x20” canvas. Prerequisite: Oil Painting II, Beginning Painting, Project Based Oil Paintin or equivalent experience.

Wednesday 10am–1pm Bob Horn Starts November 29 $160, Members $155

Independent Painting Projects 4 Weeks Work one on one with the instructor to develop a project of personal interest, be it a portrait of a family member, pet, special place you have visited, or any project which needs further development. This class primarily meets the needs of oil painters with emphasis on classical painting techniques used in representational painting. Come to the first class prepared with your ideas, photos and painting supplies. Prerequisite: Drawing II, Beginning Painting or equivalent experience.

Drawing & Painting the Nude Figure 4 Weeks Individualized instruction helps you develop new skills and styles as you work from the nude model. Poses are extended through multiple sessions and provide extended opportunities for developing more considered drawings and/or paintings. Conventional materials including oils, pastels or other drawing media and are supplied by the student. Prerequisite: Introduction to the Portrait and Figure or instructor approval


Saturday 2–5pm Bob Horn Starts December 2

Kids: Ages 10-13 Introduction to Drawing & Painting 4 Weeks Experience basic drawing and painting methods in this fun introductory class. You will learn about composition, line, value and techniques in acrylic painting.

Wednesday 4:30–6pm Annie York Starts November 29 $100, Members $95 $15 Material Fee

$160, Members $155 $30 Model fee

Intermediate Portrait & Costumed Figure
 4 Weeks Those who would like to paint or draw from the clothed figure will benefit from working from the same pose over multiple sessions. You will have the option to work on portraits or full figure composition. Individualized instruction supports the development of personal skills and styles. Come to the first class prepared to work in your medium of choice. Prerequisite: Introduction to the Portrait and Figure or equivalent experience

Friday 10am–1pm Bob Horn Starts December 1 $160, Members $155 $30 Model fee

Thursday 10am-1pm Bob Horn Starts November 30 $160, Members $155

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16 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Workshops Painting Heirloom Portraits 1 Day Together we will work to create a portrait of a child, grandparent, or partner that can serve as an heirloom piece for years to come. You will learn the foundations of portrait painting such as proportion, light source, shading, and capturing the essence of your loved one. Creativity is encouraged and any combination of media is acceptable. Painting surfaces will be available for purchase for $5 Please bring a photo of your loved one to class, and painting supplies. All levels welcome

Saturday, December 16 2–6pm Kendra Fuller $95, Members $90


Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass Paid Open Studio

For those who have registered in a class within the last year No approval needed.

$50, Members $45 per week $20 per day For those who have not been registered in a class within the last year. Director approval required.

$75, Members $70 per week $30 per day For those not able to register for a 10 week class but need instructor guidance during a scheduled class time. Intermediate to advanced levels only. Director approval required.

First-Time Artist First-Time Jeweler 4 or 5 Weeks This class is designed for beginning jewelers who want to sample basic skills. Saw piercing, texturing, cold connections and a soldered band ring will be covered. A material kit is required and can be purchased on the first day of class. 4 Weeks

Thursday 10am–1pm Joshua Herman Starts November 30 Sunday 10am–1pm Rachel Stork Stoltz Starts November 26 $145, Members $140 $15 First-Time Jeweler’s Kit 5 Weeks

Tuesday 6:30-9:30pm Meghann Sottile Starts November 21 $180, Members $175 $15 First-Time Jeweler’s Kit

$45 per class

Glass Open Studio A punch card must be purchased at the front desk. Those currently enrolled in a class:

$60 for 5 sessions $14 per individual session Those not currently enrolled in a session:

$85 for 5 sessions $17 per individual session

First-Time Glass Beadmaking 5 Weeks Learn basic torch techniques while creating simple, decorative bead shapes. Shaping, heat control, color, use of tools, classroom equipment and studio safety will be covered. Classes will involve demonstrations, discussions, practice time and individual instruction. An overview of how to finish your beads will be discussed. A kit is required if you haven’t taken this class before and available for purchase on the first day of class. Ages 16 years and up welcome.

Ring in The New Year! SEE PAGE 18 FO R M O RE INFO.

Mondays 6:30–9:30pm Cynthia McEwen Starts November 20 $180, Members $175 $40 First-Time Glass Kit

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass

This is a great option if you have experience working in a metals studio but can’t find a class that fits your schedule, or you just need to finish up a project. There are approximately 55 hours of monitored open studio hours available each week at varying times and runs Monday-Sunday.

Interested in making jewelry, wearable art or small sculpture? Our Metalsmithing, Jewelry and Glass department has a wide range of workshops, classes, tools and materials for all skill levels. Whether you’re a first-time creator or you have been working with metals for years, our teaching artists are here to help develop and nurture your growing skills. With 5 dedicated classrooms and a group studio for artists working in metal, there is sure to be a class and open studio time to fit your schedule.

Beginning Metalsmithing 4 or 5 Weeks Design and create jewelry and small sculpture, copper and brass. Learn basic skills such as sawing, texturing, soldering and polishing. A material kit is recommended and available for purchase on the first day of class. 4 Weeks

Saturday 10am–1pm Carla Nessa Starts November 25 $150, Members $145 $30 Kit fee 5 Weeks

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Neil Kraus Starts November 20 $185, Members $180 $30 Kit fee

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Continuing Projects for Beginning/Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing 4 or 5 Weeks This is an opportunity to finish projects begun in previous Beginning and Advanced Beginning classes with the technical and design advice of an instructor. Demos will be presented as needed to expand skills and inspire new directions for your work. Prerequisite: First-Time Jeweler, Beginning or Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing 4 Weeks

Saturday 2–5pm Carla Nessa Starts November 25 $150, Members $145

Alternative Material Jewelry

Working with Wax & Casting

5 Weeks

5 Weeks

3 or 5 Weeks

Explore creative ways to join metal and set stones through cold connection. Rivets will be made to hold pieces together securely or made to allow pieces to move. This class will begin with basic metalworking and continue with multiple techniques of connecting metal and setting cabochons and found objects without heat.

Learn to create beautiful one of a kind jewelry from non-traditional materials. We will work and experiment with wood, plexi, cement, plastic, found objects and more to create all types of jewelry. In addition to the materials we will provided in class, students are encouraged to bring in items of their own to experiment with as a new material.

This multi-level class explores the three-dimensional possibilities of hard wax for carving and soft wax for modeling. You can expect to complete one or two small pieces such as rings, charms or miniature sculptures. One casting will be done in class or waxes can be brought to a production caster for a nominal fee. All materials, except metal, included.

Prerequisite: First-Time Jeweler, Beginning Metalsmithing or instructor approval.

Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing

All levels welcome

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Peter Antor Starts November 21

Sunday 2–5pm Neil Kraus Starts December 3

$185. Members $180 $25 Material fee

$120, Members $115 $10 Material fee

Cold Connections for Jewelry

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Rachel Stork Stoltz Starts November 22 $185, Members $180

3 Weeks

5 Weeks

Wednesday, 6:30–9:30pm Darlys Ewoldt Starts November 22

Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass

$185. Members $180

Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing 3 Weeks Develop and achieve higher skill levels of design, soldering, stone setting and finishing. Explore patinas and a variety of other ways to join metals. This is the perfect class for those students not yet comfortable enough to move into an intermediate level class. Prerequisite: Two sessions of Beginning Metalsmithing. 3 Weeks

Sunday 10am–1pm Neil Kraus Starts December 3 $115, Members $110

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Glass Fusing 4 Weeks You will become familiar with the tools, materials and basic techniques for fusing glass. Learn to properly cut, design and layout glass to create jewelry, accessories or small trays. Material fee includes kiln firings, clear, white and black glass along with a variety of scrap glass, frit and stringers.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm LeJean Easley Starts November 30

5 Weeks

Electro-Etching 4 Weeks Learn about the electrolytic process to etch designs in metal. Use a variety of solutions such as salt water, copper sulfate and cupric nitrate to etch copper, brass and sterling silver. Experiment with a rectifier to test currents and voltages to achieve different etchings. Use PnP transfer images, vinyl stencils or marker drawings as your resist. Kit and metal available for purchase. Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing

Multilevel Ring in The New Year! 4 Weeks Learn to create textured rings, stacking rings and spinning rings. You’ll even make a ring with a bezel setting for a cabochon stone. Silver, some cabochons and additional metal will be available for purchase from instructor. All levels welcome

Monday 6:30–9:30 pm Pam Robinson Starts November 20 $190, Members $185 $10 Material fee

Wire Wrapped Rings 5 Weeks Learn to use sterling silver or copper wire and stones to create beautiful wire wrapped rings. Several styles of rings, and techniques such as coiling and weaving will be taught, using only hand tools and wire—no heat or power tools needed. You will complete 2-3 or more rings in class.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Rachel Stork Stoltz Starts November 30

Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Neil Kraus Starts November 30

$150, Members $145 $35 Material fee

$155, Members $150 $10 Material fee

Soldering 101

Wood & Metal Jewelry

All levels welcome

3 Weeks

5 Weeks

Looking to improve your soldering skills? This is the perfect opportunity to build confidence using sheet, wire and paste solder. Multiple soldering techniques, basic jigs and more advanced set ups will be demonstrated. Most materials will be available for purchase from instructor.

Learn to incorporate wood with metal to create beautiful jewelry. Techniques covered would include inlay, carving, tab connections, sanding, drilling, and other skills that differ when incorporating wood. You will also learn important properties of wood and metal and how to pair them intelligently.

Wednesday 6:30-9:30pm Cassie Chamness Starts November 22

Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing, First-Time Jeweler or instructor approval.

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Rachel Stork Stoltz Starts November 27 $115, Members $110

Prerequisite: First-Time Jeweler

Monday 10am-1pm Peter Antor Starts November 20 $190, Members $185 $15 Material Fee

$150, Members $140 $50 Material fee

18 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Bring a cabochon stone to the 1st class (min:10x15mm - max:15x25mm), The instructor will also have some available to purchase.

$190, Members $185 $25 Material fee


Wire Wrapped Pendants 5 Weeks Learn to set cabochons and other stones into beautiful sterling silver or copper wire wrapped pendants. A few basic styles will be taught, along with various techniques. No heat or power tools needed—just hand tools and wire. You can expect to complete 2-3 pendants in class. Bring stones you would like to use, otherwise there will be some available to purchase. All levels welcome

Monday 2–5pm Cassie Chamness Starts November 20 $190, Members $185 $25 Material fee

From Design To Metal: Exploring Ideas & Developing Designs 5 Weeks

All levels welcome

Tuesday 2-5pm Darlys Ewoldt Starts November 21 $190, Members $185 $5 Material fee

Workshops Fun Night Out: Textured Silver Bangles

Flatware & Functional Objects

1 Day

4 Weeks Hone your hammering techniques (forming, forging and fold-forming). Refine your fitting and soldering skills. A combination of these can create flatware, serving pieces and unique functional objects for the tabletop. Think spoons, salad servers, napkin rings, vessels that pour or a pie server—endless possibilities! This class will focus on creating finished projects from design, technical procedures, to completed objects.

Friday, December 1 7–9pm Carla Nessa

Learn to cut and arrange glass that will be fired in a kiln. Techniques such as frit and stringer decoration, kiln casting and non-fused sculptural elements will be explored. All materials included. Additional glass may be purchased from instructor. Although work will not be available to take home the same day, all work will be available for pick up by December 23. No experience necessary

Saturday December 2 10am–1pm LeJean Easley $75, Members $70 $10 Material fee

$55, Members $50 $25 Material fee

Glass Bead Jewelry

Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Darlys Ewoldt Starts November 30

Fun Night Out: Anticlastic Bangle

Learn to make glass beads for earrings, a pendant and/or bracelet. Handling the torch, wrapping molten glass around a mandrel, applying decoration and attaching the findings will be demonstrated. Samples will be available for inspiration.

1 Day

$160, Members $155

Continuing Projects for Intermediate/Advanced 5 Weeks This is an opportunity to finish projects begun in previous classes with the technical and design advice of an instructor. Anything from stone setting to hammering processes can be covered. Demos will be presented as needed to expand skills and inspire new directions for your work. Prerequisite: Advanced Beginning or Intermediate Metalsmithing

Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm Darlys Ewoldt Starts November 21

Create an elegant, awe inspiring anticlastic (curving in two directions) bangle bracelet in just one evening! Learn to form and solder silver to create a beautiful formed bracelet suitable for gifting to yourself or others! All levels welcome

Friday, December 8 7–9:30pm Darlys Ewoldt

5 Weeks You will work independently on projects and receive individualized attention. This class focuses on design and development of more advanced technical skills.

Friday, December 15 6:30–9:30pm Cynthia McEwen $75, Member $70 $5 Material fee

Fun Night Out: Silver Spinner Rings

The holiday season is coming and we’re making beads to celebrate! Working on a Hot Head torch, learn to make a Christmas tree, snowman, stocking, even a candy treat or Santa. Samples will be on hand for inspiration. Basic sculptural techniques will be covered. All materials included. No prior glass experience needed but helpful.

All levels welcome

Friday, December 15 7–9:30pm Carla Nessa

Prerequisite: Two sessions of Beginning Metalsmithing and one session of Intermediate Metalsmithing or instructor approval.

All levels welcome Ages 16 years and up welcome

Holiday Beads

Looking for a fun night out with friends? Stamp, texture and create your very own spinner ring, also known as a worry ring. You will have the opportunity to make 1-3 spinners for the exterior of your sterling silver ring. Great for beginners and for those that want to improve their soldering & fabrication skills.

Advanced Topics in Metal

1 Day

$65, Members $60 $30 Material fee

1 Day

$195, Members $190

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All levels welcome

1 Day

Prerequisite: Two sessions of Beginning Metalsmithing

Saturday 10am–1pm Pam Robinson Starts November 25

Beginning Metalsmithing

Create your own set of sterling silver bangles from start to finish. Learn to measure, texture, form and solder wire which you will then finish by oxidizing with a satin finish or applying a high polish. You will leave with three sterling silver bangles that are a custom fit for your wrist.

Fused Glass Ornaments

1 Day

Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass

Learn how to find inspiration from your environment, memories and events important to you. Ideas will be interpreted through innovative design and model making processes. Different metal techniques will be discussed to help you realize the possibilities. Transform the models into metal studies and finished pieces. Leave with the ideas and designs to create beautiful jewelry or objects!

Intermediate/ Advanced

Ages 16 years and up welcome.

Friday, December 1 6:30-9:30pm Cynthia McEwen $75, Members $70 $5 Material fee

$65, Members $60 $15 Material fee

Tuesday 1-4pm Pam Robinson Starts November 21 $195, Members $190

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Keum-boo Pendants

1 Day

Keum-boo is a gilding technique where thin sheets of gold foil are applied to fine silver using heat and pressure to permanently combine the two materials. The first part of the workshop will be discussion and demonstration, and the second half will be experimenting with the material and techniques to create a one-ofa-kind pendant.

Create a stunning filigree-style pendant or ornament with fine silver and a dichroic glass cabochon. Manipulate fine silver “paper” into quilled petals or tendrils, surrounding a bold burst of color. Students will have their choice of glass and silver pattern; two options will be demonstrated and directions for both provided in print.

Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing

Prerequisite: Metal Clay or quilling experience helpful

Saturday, December 9 10am-3pm Peter Antor

Sunday, November 26 10am-5pm Katie Baum

$115, Members $110 $25 Material fee

$155, Members $150 $40 Material fee payable to instructor

Tool Making 1 Day

Metalsmithing, Jewelry & Glass

Quilled Silver & Glass

1 Day

Learn to manipulate steel and create your own set of chasing tools. You will learn to grind, file, finish and temper (work harden) your own set of customized tools that will allow you to create unique surface textures.

Silver Shadowbox Pendant 1 Day Set a beautiful gemstone in fine silver, then build a “shadow box” around it so that the gem is featured and worn in a classy frame of dimensional silver.

Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing

Prerequisite: Metal clay experience helpful

Saturday, December 16 10-3pm Peter Antor

Sunday, December 10 10am-4pm Katie Baum

$115, Members $110 $20 Material fee

$135, Members $130 $35 Material fee payable to instructor

Fine Silver Flowers 1 Day

Holiday Beads S E E PAGE 19 F O R M O R E INFO.

These delicate blooms have it all: the elegance of silver, a splash of color, lightweight dimension, and a hidden bail to be worn from your favorite chain or ribbon. Time permitting, other styles of blossoms can be demonstrated and possibly made.

Sunday, December 17 10am-4pm Katie Baum $135, Members $130 $35 Material fee payable to instructor

It Ain’t Just a Drill: Getting the Most from Your Flex Shaft Machine 1 Day The Flexible Shaft may be our most versatile tool, yet for many it remains underutilized and poorly understood. Gain a deeper understanding of this marvelous tool and expand your vocabulary of flexible shaft applications. This one-day, demonstration only, workshop covers the machine itself and the use of burs, bits, grinding, shaping and finishing aids. Expect some innovative tricks as well. Prerequisite: One Beginning Metalsmithing class or instructor approval

Thursday, March 22 9am-5pm Andy Cooperman $200 September 11-December 1, 2017 $250 December 1, 2017 – February 1, 2018

Creative Surface Development 3 Days Next to form, surface can define an object and give it depth and character. Uncover new ways to consider surfaces with heated, rolled, hammered and abraded finishes. Through play and experimentation, we’ll develop samples, accompanied by detailed notes. Using some of the surfaces discovered, you will build a brooch or pendant. Bring an open mind and a sharp pencil--there will be lots of tips and tricks. Prerequisite: 2 Beginning Metalsmithing classes or instructor approval

Friday-Sunday, March 23-25 9am-5pm Andy Cooperman $25 Material fee payable to instructor $700 September 11December 1, 2017 $750 December 1, 2017 – February 1, 2018

20 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Blown Glass Ornaments 1 Day A holiday favorite! Join us as we teach you how to blow glass on a torch using pre-made glass “points” and colored glass that turn into beautiful, round holiday ball ornaments. You will have the opportunity to make five ornaments, each finished with a metal hook. Everything is finished and ready to bring home at the end of the class. No experience necessary

Friday, November 24 12-1:30pm Friday, November 24 2:30-4pm Saturday, November 25 3-4:30pm Saturday, November 25 5:30-7pm Sunday, November 26 11am-12:30pm Sunday, November 26 1:30-3pm Wednesday, November 29 6-7:30pm Wednesday, November 29 8:30-10pm Saturday, December 2 3-4:30pm Saturday, December 2 5:30-7pm Sunday, December 3 10-11:30am Sunday, December 3 12:30-2pm Sunday, December 3 3-4:30pm Friday, December 8 6-7:30pm Friday, December 8 8:30-10pm Saturday, December 9 10-11:30am Saturday, December 9 12:30-2pm Saturday, December 9 3-4:30pm Sunday, December 10 4:30-6pm Sunday, December 10 7-8:30pm Wednesday, December 13 6-7:30pm Wednesday, December 13 8:30-10pm Saturday, December 16 12-1:30pm Saturday, December 16 2:30-4pm Saturday, December 16 5-6:30pm Sunday, December 17 11am-12:30pm Sunday, December 17 1:30-3pm Wednesday, December 20 6-7:30pm Wednesday, December 20 8:30-10pm $75, Member $70


Printmaking & Book Arts First-Time Artist First-Time Screen Printing on Paper 5 Weeks

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Matthew Ginsberg Starts November 20 $180, Members $175 $20 Material fee

First-Time Letterpress 4 or 5 Weeks Explore both classic letterpress techniques and contemporary practices on different types of presses. This technique uses movable type to create an impression on the paper when printed. Projects are designed to showcase type, color and the printed form. Material fee includes ink, newsprint and a sampling of specialty paper.

First-Time Etching 4 Weeks Explore contemporary and traditional methods of intaglio printmaking including line etching, aquatint and drypoint on copper plates to create an edition. Utilize etching’s distinctive qualities to produce multiples, creating beautiful handmade prints in single or multiple colors.

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Amalia Kouvalis Starts November 29 $145, Members $140 $20 Material fee

First-Time Bookmaking 5 Weeks Learn the basic skills, tools and vocabulary of bookbinding and book arts. You will create simple folded books, pamphlets, Japanese stab bindings, accordion and Coptic books.

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Amanda Mulcahy Starts November 20 $180, Members $175 $20 Material fee

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Judy Zeddies Starts November 21 $180, Members $175 $20 Material fee

3 Weeks Give your loved ones something handmade this holiday season. Explore the classic typographic form of the broadside or poster. Using a combination of wood type, metal type and imagery, watch your broadside come to life using traditional letterpress printing techniques. Material fee includes some paper and most printing supplies. Additional paper may be purchased in class.

Marbled Greeting Cards SEE PAGE 22 FO R M O RE INFO.

Beyond Beginner: Etching Extras 3 Weeks Explore more advanced etching techniques with grounds and plateinking options. Focus on various ways to print with la poupée, chiné collé and relief inking of copper plates. Learn to hone aquatints pus additional ways of layering with your images. Material fee includes some paper and most printing supplies. Additional paper may be purchased in class. Prerequisite: First-Time etching or instructor approval

Sunday 2–5pm Tabor Shiles Starts December 3 $115, Members $110 $20 Material fee

Prerequisite: First-Time Letterpress or instructor approval Ages 14 years and up welcome

Saturday 10am–1pm Alyse Benenson Starts December 2 $115, Members $110 $20 Material fee

3 Weeks

Thursday 10am–1pm Judy Zeddies Starts November 30

5 Weeks

Exploring Letterpress: The Broadside

Block Print Your Own Greeting Cards

4 Weeks

$145, Members $140 $20 Material fee

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner

Learn the techniques of relief (block) printing, as you carve and print your own greeting cards. Learn about various inks, papers, carving tools and best practices. Print by hand or on the presses. Everyone walks away with his or her own set of cards. Material fee covers use of tools, plus ink, cards and envelopes. Ages 14 years and up welcome

Sunday 10am–1pm Hannah McMaster Starts December 3

Printmaking & Book Arts

Learn to craft colorful prints of your own designs to hang on your walls or turn into handmade notecards. Learn the photo-emulsion process to print from your own drawings or digital files. Material fee includes ink, newsprint and some paper.

Explore printmaking and handmade books in our fully-equipped studio. Letterpress and bookbinding complement techniques such as etching, relief and screen printing. Get creative with traditional, contemporary and experimental approaches to printmaking. With generous open studio time and non-toxic inks and solvents, printmaking has something for all skill levels. Additional materials and paper are available for sale from instructors and monitors. Open Studio is included with tuition.

Multilevel Handmade Books 3 Weeks Learn the basic skills, tools and vocabulary of bookbinding and book arts. Create blank pamphlets, accordion books, Japanese stab bindings and Coptic books. They make great gifts or to keep for yourself. Material fee includes use of tools plus all necessary materials, but students are welcome to bring decorative papers if desired. All levels welcome

Sunday 2–5pm Millicent Kennedy Starts December 3 $120, Members $115 $15 Material fee

$115, Members $110 $20 Material fee

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Reduction Linocut 5 Weeks Create a print in multiple colors from just one block of linoleum. This technique, popularized by Picasso, involves successively cutting away pieces of the block after printing each color, resulting in vibrant, multicolored prints. All levels welcome

Monday 2–5pm Philip Hartigan Starts November 20

$190, Members $185 $20 Material fee

Monotype, Collage & More

Printmaking & Book Arts

5 Weeks Combine various contemporary painting and printmaking processes with monotype and collage to create unique, mixed media prints. The notion of the “artist as the inventor” will be stressed as you experiment with collage, stamping and stenciling in your work. Plates, all inks and some paper is included. Additional paper may be purchased in class. All levels welcome

Tuesday 2–5pm Judy Zeddies Starts November 21

4 Weeks The journals and sketchbooks of Kafka, Goya, Faulkner and others have been inspired by the intersection of word and image. Open to those interested in writing and/or visual art, the class uses an interdisciplinary approach to help you better “see” your narrative work, considering your written and visual work fully through personal observation, imagination and memory.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Philip Hartigan Starts November 30 $155, Members $150 $10 Material fee

Intermediate/ Advanced Toner Litho Transfer on Clay

Workshops

Multilevel Screenprinting on Paper 4 Weeks Multilevel Screenprinting caters to those who have screen printed before or those interested in refining their skills. You will learn new tricks such as color fades and watercolor monoprinting while focusing on projects such as poster runs, handmade cards and fine art editions. All inks and some paper included. All levels welcome

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Matthew Ginsberg Starts November 30

Print repeatable images on greenware or leather-hard clay tiles, vessels and sculptural forms. Use paper lithography techniques that can be applied directly to clay at many stages using special oil-based inks. Learn surface design techniques that can be adapted for wheel-thrown or hand-built forms, for low or high fire clay bodies. Bonus—you keep your shelves in the ceramics department! Prerequisite: One year of ceramics classes or instructor approval.

Wednesday 2–5pm Judy Zeddies Starts November 29 $160, Members $155

Marbled Greeting Cards 1 Day

Spend a day carving holiday-themed images from linoleum blocks and printing them on notecards, gift cards and other stationery. Great to give as a gift or keep for yourself.

Create one-of-a-kind greeting cards while learning marbling techniques. Acrylic ink is used and floats on either water or a viscous solution and is transferred to paper. Demonstrations will include how to create unique patterns when using a variety of tools. You’ll craft a set of notecards using processes that you can duplicate at home.

All levels welcome

No experience necessary

4 Weeks

$190, Members $185 $20 Material fee

$155, Members $150 $20 Material fee

Developing a Journal & Sketchbook

Holiday Linocuts 1 Day

No experience necessary

Saturday, December 2 2–6pm Philip Hartigan

Saturday, December 16 2–6pm Shannon Thompson $105, Members $100

$105, Members $100

Dry Point Intaglio 1 Day Learn the basics of dry point etching in this quick introduction to this technique. Scribe your original drawings into Plexiglas plates to print editions, plus use inking variations, monotype techniques and handcoloring for adding optimum color. All levels welcome

Saturday, December 9 2–6pm Tabor Shiles $105, Members $100

22 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

First-Time Bookmaking S E E PAGE 21 FOR MOR E I N F O.


Textiles First-Time Artists First-Time Sewing Perfect for someone who doesn’t know how to thread a machine or stray from the straight stitch. Formal instruction includes operating a sewing machine, cutting patterns and learning sewing vocabulary. Everyone leaves with an apron and a lined grocery tote in their favorite fabrics. No materials needed on the first day. Material fee includes thread and some notions. Ages 13 years and up welcome

Monday 6:30–9:30pm Claire Wolfe Boockmeier Starts November 27 Thursday 10am–1pm Shannon Thompson Starts November 30 $145, Members $140 $5 Material Fee

First-Time Screen Printing on Fabric 4 Weeks Whether you are interested in onesies, yardage or band T-shirts, this class shows how easy it can be to put designs onto fabric. Our studio is equipped with a UV exposure unit, aluminum screens and large print tables. Projects can include tote bags, gifts or fabric for sewing and quilting. Material fee includes some ink and general printing supplies. Students provide fabric. Ages 13 years and up welcome

Monday 2–5pm Nora Renick Rinehart Starts November 27 Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Tabor Shiles Starts November 29

First-Time Embroidery

Sew Your Own Holiday Gifts

4 Weeks Meet new friends while learning embroidery with a contemporary spin. Each week practice stitches such as the chain stitch, bullion knot and turkey work onto a custom sampler designed and printed by the teaching artist. Build layers of thread onto your cloth, leaving with a finished sampler to show off your skills. Material fee includes all supplies. Ages 13 years and up welcome

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Timothea Canny Starts November 30 $145, Members $140 $10 Material Fee

4 Weeks Impress your friends and family with handmade gifts they can actually use this Holiday season. Stretch your new skills or refresh some old ones with basic but exciting projects. With the help of an instructor, you’ll make a wine or bottle bag, a boxy zipper pouch and a special stocking designed by you. Students provide materials after first class. Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing or similar sewing experience.

Wednesday 10am–1pm Mel Phillips Starts November 29 $150, Members $145 $5 Material Fee

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner Zippers & Buttons 3 Weeks Reinforce the basics while learning new skills. Take home a set of coordinating pillows, a zip pouch and a variety of other small, skill-building projects. Self-taught stitchers with basic knowledge are welcome to take this class for formal instruction. Material fee includes thread and some notions. No materials needed on the first day. Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing or equivalent experience Ages 13 years and up welcome

Sunday 5–8pm Nico Gardner Starts December 3

Homemade Clothing for Children & Babies 3 Weeks Are you interested in making clothing for little ones? Learn the essential skills of sewing garments for children including fabric selection, pattern reading, basic sewing skills and finishing techniques. The instructor will work with you to create a simple heirloom project such as a bonnet, bloomer or tunic (newborn to 8 years). Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing or similar sewing experience

Sunday 10am–1pm Claire Wolfe Boockmeier Starts December 3 $115, Members $110 $5 Material Fee

Felt Holiday Decorations 3 Weeks Felt is the perfect material for holiday crafting: it’s colorful and needs few advanced sewing skills. Decorate your tree with unique ornaments and create playful stockings that will become instant holiday heirlooms! Self-taught stitchers are welcome to expand their knowledge. Some materials will be provided.

Textiles

4 Weeks

The Textiles Department welcomes students of all levels whether you sew, print, dye or collect fabric. Our student population is diverse—from professional artists who sell at artisan fairs, online shops and consignment, to those who enjoy working with their hands and want to explore something new. Our instructors will guide you as you turn your project ideas into one-of-a-kind completed works of functional, decorative or fine art.

Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing or similar sewing experience. Ages 13 years and up welcome

Sunday 1:30–4:30pm Nico Gardner Starts December 3 $115, Members $110 $20 Material Fee

Multilevel Knitting Projects: Pick & Choose 4 Weeks Have an idea of what to make but aren’t quite sure how to start? Maybe you have a project that needs supervision to keep you motivated. This knitting circle style class is perfect for the self-starter. The instructor is a master knitter with 30+ years experience and can help with any project. All levels welcome

Tuesday 2–5pm Lisa Whiting Starts November 28 $155, Members $150 $5 Material Fee

$115, Members $110 $5 Material Fee

$145, Members $140 $25 Material Fee

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Textiles

Indigo & Natural Color

Playing with Dye: Scarves

4 Weeks

4 Weeks

Investigate how to apply beautiful, rich color to various fabrics while exploring the foundations of natural dyes and their relevance in contemporary practice. Experience this incredible process through various methods of dyeing and resist techniques. You provide fabrics after the first week of class. Material fee includes all dyes and fabric on the first day.

Transform a plain scarf into a colorful creation of self expression. This course introduces you to the bountiful world of MX dyes using several techniques of applying thickened dyes to print with stencils, stamping and rolling. Moving between these modes results in beautiful, complex layers of colors. Create one-of-a-kind pieces to gift to special friends or keep for yourself.

All levels welcome

All levels welcome

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Amy Taylor Starts November 28

Tuesday 10am–1pm Elizabeth Kumor Starts November 28

$155, Members $150 $25 Material Fee

$155, Members $150 $30 Material Fee

Screen Printed T-Shirts 3 Weeks Expand your wardrobe with cool t-shirts designed by you! Come prepared with design ideas on the first day and practice all the steps that will lead you to perfect your printing technique. Material fee includes one T-shirt and a selection of inks for the first class. You provide additional clothes to suit your fashion needs. All levels welcome

Saturday 10am–1pm Tabor Shiles Starts December 2 $120, Members $115 $20 Material Fee

Screen Printed Embroidery Kits 3 Weeks Need some fun and unique holiday gifts? Create your own embroidery kits for crafty friends and family. You’ll start by designing an image and learn to screen print it onto fabric - a great way to create multiple copies quickly. On the last day of class, we’ll provide you with embroidery floss, needles and packaging for your creations. All levels welcome

Sunday 10am–1pm Shannon Thompson Starts December 3 $120, Members $115 $30 Material Fee

Intermediate/ Advanced Independent Sewing Projects 4 Weeks You’ve got the sewing basics down; take the next step to complete oneof-a-kind sewing projects. You will discuss serger instruction, sewing machine feet attachments, buttonhole stitches and additional topics as they relate to individual student projects. Material fee covers thread and notion use in class and open studio. Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing or similar experience

Tuesday 6:30–9:30pm Nora Renick Rinehart Starts November 28 $160, Member $155 $5 Material Fee

& Zippers & Buttons SEE PAGE 2 3 FO R M O RE I N F O.

Draft from Measurements: Basic Skirt Sloper

Kids: Ages 10-12

4 Weeks Ready to make yourself that fancy holiday party skirt? Learn to make a basic skirt pattern fitted for your body, then discover how it can be manipulated to create a variety of other styles. There will be some basic sewing in this class to test the fit, but we will be focusing on patternmaking skills, not constructing finished skirts. Prerequisite: Two department sewing classes or similar experience

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm Holly Greenhagen Starts November 29 $160, Member $155 $10 Material Fee

Introduction to Bra Making 4 Weeks Learn to construct your very own bra. Work with the instructor to find your proper measurements and choose from a variety of styles and commercial patterns to make the bra that will be a perfect fit. Fabric selection and notions like underwires will be discussed and resources will be provided on the first day. Students provide materials. Prerequisite: Two department sewing classes or similar experience. Sew Your Own Underwear class graduates prefered.

Thursday 6:30–9:30pm Nora Renick Rinehart Starts November 30 $160, Member $155 $10 Material Fee

24 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Totally Totes 3 Weeks You’ll totes love this class! In just three weeks, you’ll learn to make a phone/electronics case, a simple fabric keychain and a tote bag to put them in. Plus, you’ll learn to operate a sewing machine so you can sew more projects in the future. Some fabric will be provided but you can also bring your own. No experience necessary

Saturday 10am–12pm Sampson Marks Starts December 2 $85, Members $80 $15 Material Fee


Visiting Artist Workshop Fabric is Paint 1 Day Get creative and learn a unique and interesting way to paint and you will look at fabric in a whole new way. You’ll be guided through the whole process of design, cutting, gluing and finishing your work of art. Although the tools are simple, you will need your imagination. You won’t be sorry! No experience necessary A light lunch is included in fee.

Indigo Extravaganza 1 Day Explore the history and techniques of Indigo dye. We will apply shibori resist techniques to silk and cotton, learn how to build an indigo bath and see visual resources and samples of this exceptional dye. Some sample fabric will be provided, but please bring any natural fibers you’d like to dye. Dress for mess. No experience necessary

Saturday, December 2 2–6pm Amy Taylor $95, Members $90 $20 Material Fee

Topics in Quilting: Strip Piecing 1 Day Ever wonder how to make perfect checkerboard patterns, zigzags and diamonds? Strip piecing is the answer. We will examine strip pieced designs developed by the Seminole Indians, in the early twentieth century, and other traditional patterns that utilize strip piecing. You’ll then experiment with the technique to create both perfect rigid geometrical repetitions and improvised designs. Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing, First-Time Quilting or similar sewing experience

Snow & Ice Dyeing 1 Day Snow and ice can be used to create beautiful dyed fabrics. Play with color and abstract pattern and leave with bold, completely unique tea towels, garments or fabric yardage for sewing projects. A perfect activity for a snowy Chicago afternoon! Some material provided, some items for sale on-site. Feel free to bring additional items made of cotton, rayon or silk. No experience necessary

Sunday, December 10 2–5pm Shannon Thompson

$255, Members $250

Textiles

Workshops

Sunday, December 3 10am–4pm Pam Collins

Sew Your Own Holiday Gifts SEE PAGE 2 3 FOR MOR E INFO.

$75, Members $70 $15 Material Fee

Sew a Classic Necktie 1 Day Traditional neckties are easy to sew and make great use of stash fabric. You’ll create one tie, leaving you with the skills for many more. Pattern and interlining provided. You must bring 3/4 yard of silk, cotton or lightweight wool fabric. Please note we are NOT sewing bow ties. Prerequisite: First-Time Sewing or similar experience

Saturday, December 16 2–6pm Holly Greenhagen $95, Members $90 $15 Material Fee

Saturday, December 9 2–6pm Sarah Nishiura $95, Members $90 $15 Material Fee

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Kidstreet

Ages 4-6 Children enjoy these classes on their own, however parents may stay for the first class. Classes are limited to 12 children.

Clay Time Creation 4 Weeks

Build a Buddy 4 Weeks Use your imagination and bring your very own make-believe friend to “life”. We will begin with the basics to create 3D buddies using clay, plaster, plaint and fabric.

Friday 1:30-3pm Mikey Anderson Starts December 1

If your child likes playdough they will love having the opportunity to work with real clay. Pinch pots, press molds, coil building and slab-building techniques will be used to create playful pieces and functional wares. An added benefit is that it helps develop fine motor skills as they use their hands as a primary tool.

$100, Members $95

Tuesday 1:30-3pm Kris Buckley Starts November 28

4 Weeks

Wednesday 4:30–6pm Kris Buckley Starts November 29

Kidstreet

Young artist become explorers as they investigate a variety of media and creative processes. We present opportunities for students to develop critical thinking skills, enhance creativity and build confidence. Students are encouraged to discover their own artistic interests while refining technical abilities. Our classes are kept small and taught by talented teaching artists

$100, Members $95

Muppets and Puppets 4 Weeks Let’s set the stage and explore the many materials and techniques used in puppet making. We will make our puppets both 2D & 3D and in a variety of shapes and sizes. In our last class, we’ll use our handmade sets and put on a show!

Wednesday 10:30am-12pm Kris Buckley Starts November 29 $100, Members $95

Ages 5-7 Make Your Own Masterpieces This class explores all things messy when it comes to art. Through an enriched art-making time, we will experiment with clay, paint, prints and paper to create our own masterpieces and learn about some of the many Masters in Art History.

Monday 4:30–6pm Kris Buckley Starts November 27 $100, Members $95

Puppets & Puppeteering 4 Weeks Let’s set the stage and explore the many materials and techniques used in puppet making. We will make our puppets both 2D & 3D and in a variety of shapes and sizes. In our last class, we’ll use our handmade sets and put on a show!

Monster Making & Creature Plushies

Introduction to Sculptures

4 Weeks

4 Weeks

Use your imagination and bring your very own make-believe friend to “life”. We will design and build our creations using clay, plaster, paint, fabric and hand sew our very own creature.

Get inspired and create sculptures like the masters. From Picasso to DuBuffet, we will explore a variety of art mediums to create fun sculptures and colorful masterpieces using paint, clay, plaster and fiber.

Tuesday 4:30-6pm Sampson Marks Starts December 1

Thursday 5-6:30pm Sampson Marks Starts November 30

$100, Members $95

$100, Members $95

Ages 8-13 Drawing & Cartooning 4 Weeks Explore the world of cartooning. We will cover our favorite TV and comic book friends and animals. You’ll get to develop your own individual characters, incorporating drawing and cartooning techniques.

Tuesday 4:30pm–6pm Anne York Starts November 28 $100, Members $95

Miniature Worlds 4 Weeks Create and explore hidden and mythical worlds by using clay and mix-media. You will learn to roll slabs and build upon it by handbuilding an imaginary landscape. During this 5 week class, we will learn about architecture, environment, agriculture and civilization.

Friday 4pm–5:30pm Mikey Anderson Starts December 1 $100, Members $95

Thursday 4:30–6pm Nicole Nienow Starts November 30 $100, Members $95

26 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Clay Time: Handbuilding with Terracotta 4 Weeks Ready to get messy? Learn a variety of handbuilding techniques while exploring color, shape and texture to create sculptural and functional pieces or a combination of the two.

Thursday 4:30–6pm Molly Eisenberg Starts December 1 $100, Members $95

Handbuilding & Wheelthrowing 4 Weeks This class is a great opportunity to try your hand at clay. We will spend time learning the basic techniques of handbuilding then move onto the wheel, make great pots and unique sculptures.

Wednesday 4:30–6:30pm Kristin August Starts November 29 $115, Members $110

Snowy Folk Villages 4 Weeks Explore winter themes through folk art paintings of villages in the snow. Use a variety of materials such as clay, cardboard and fabric to create our own 2D and 3D snowy scenes.

Saturday 9:30–11am Molly Eisenberg Starts December 2 $100, Members $95


Ages 10-12

Ages 10-16

Totally Totes

Drawing & Cartooning

3 Weeks

4 Weeks

You’ll totes love this class! In just three weeks, you’ll learn to make a phone/electronics case, a simple fabric keychain and a tote bag to put them in. Plus, you’ll learn to operate a sewing machine so you can sew more projects in the future. Some fabric will be provided but you can also bring your own.

Explore the world of cartooning. We will cover our favorite TV and comic book friends and animals. You’ll get to develop your own individual characters, incorporating drawing and cartooning techniques.

No experience necessary

Saturday 10am-12pm Sampson Marks Starts December 2 $85, Members $80 $15 Material Fee

Monday 4:30–6pm Anne York Starts November 27 $100, Members $95

1 Day

Let’s begin the New Year with art making! We’ll explore handbuilding with clay, printmaking, large 3D sculptures and fiber art.

Design and hand sew your very own plush creature. Doodle a perfect world for your new friend and create a silly comic book outlining its adventures.

Ages 5-7 Tuesday, January 2 Friday, January 5 9am–3:30pm

Saturday, December 2 10am–12pm Mikey Anderson

Ages 8-10

A Hug in a Mug 1 Day Cold weather is the perfect time to appreciate the warmth of clay! Make mugs, soup bowls and other objects to wrap your hands around, on a cold winter day.

$155, Members $150

School’s Out Camp 3 Days

Ages 5-7

S E E PAGE 2 6 F OR M O R E IN F O.

Plushies Workshop

4 Days

Tuesday, January 2 Friday, January 5 9am–3:30pm

Kick off your snow filled boots and join us for a fun filled 3-day camp. We’ll create large 3D sculptures to create snowy creatures, paint wintery landscapes and more!

Drawing & Cartooning

School’s Out Camp

Wednesday, December 20 Friday, December 22 9am–3:30pm $155, Members $150

Family Workshops These workshops are a wonderful opportunity to work together on theme projects and bring laughter, smiles and art into your life. All workshops are 2 hours long and meant for children accompanied by a paying adult.

Ages 8-10

$30, Members $25 (Price is for each person attending the workshop)

Wednesday, December 20 Friday, December 22 9am–3:30pm

At least one child and one adult must register.Children under the age of 1 year are free with a paying adult.

Sunday, December 3 10am–12pm Molly Eisenberg

Cookie Plates 1 Day Why use paper when you can have a handmade, ceramic plate to put all those yummy holiday cookies! Join us as we create a plate form and decorate the surface with patterns, textures and glazes. It makes a great holiday gift but you’ll probably want to keep it for yourself!

Saturday, December 16 10am–12pm Molly Eisenberg

$155, Member $150

2017 Early Winter Class Calendar

4-6 year-old 5-7 year-old

Clay Time Creation, 1:30-3pm

Make Your Own Masterpieces, 4:30-6pm

8-13 year-old

Wednesday

Thursday

Clay Time Creation, 4:30-6pm

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Build a Buddy, 1:30-3pm

Muppets and Puppets, 10:30-12pm

Monster Making & Creature Plushies, 4:30-6pm

Drawing & Cartooning, 4:30-6pm

10-12 year-old 10-16 year-old

Tuesday

Kidstreet

Monday

Puppets & Puppeteering, 4:30-6pm

Handbuilding & Wheelthrowing, 4:30-6:30pm

Introduction to Sculptures, 5-6:30pm Clay Time: Handbuilding with Terracotta, 4:30-6pm

Miniature Worlds, 4-5:30pm

Snowy Folk Villages, 9:30-11am

Totally Totes, 10-12pm

Drawing & Cartooning, 4:30-6pm

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Lil’Kidstreet A creative community for our youngest members: 0-4 years old

Lil’Kidstreet inspires your child’s natural delight for song, rhythm, color and texture. We combine visual art and music to encourage developmentally appropriate learning through original songs, musical instruments, rhythm-based activities, paint, clay and collage. These classes are the first steps in the foundation of exploration, creativity and enthusiasm for art and music. Each class is 45 minutes and includes both music and art. A caregiver participates with the child in these classes.

Ages 6–12 months

Ages 1–4 years Lil’ Artists

Lil’ Movers 4 Weeks This class focuses on music and rhythm through original songs, new activities and shaker instruments. There will also be fun and safe art activities for your baby. Begin building a creative foundation captivated by the world of music and art.

Thursday 11–11:45am Anna Soltys Starts November 30 $65, Members $60

Ages 1-2 years Lil’ Artists

Lil’Kidstreet

4 or 5 Weeks Music and art collide in this fun and creative combination class. We’ll begin with songs, instruments and dance before moving to the art table to explore paint, collage and clay. Encourage motor development, social skills and visual thinking through an inspiring and art-filled time.

4 or 5 Weeks Music and art collide in this fun and creative combination class. We’ll begin with songs, instruments and dance before moving to the art table to explore paint, collage and clay. Encourage motor development, social skills and visual thinking through an inspiring and art-filled time.

Ages 2–4 years

All Ages

Lil’ Studio

Lil’ Music Jam

4 Weeks

5 Weeks

This arts-based class nurtures creativity while introducing your child to clay, collage, paint and print with developmentally appropriate experiences and projects exploring various mediums and techniques.

For all Lil’ Kids! Join us for a 45 minute jam session. There will be songs and a variety of instruments for your little ones.

4 Weeks

Sunday 9:30–10:15am KC Dix Starts November 26 $65, Members $60 5 Weeks

Monday 9–9:45am KC Dix Starts November 20 Wednesday 2–2:45pm KC Dix Starts November 22 $80, Members $75

Thursday 9-9:45am Stephanie Lupu Starts November 30 Saturday 9:30–10:15am Jess Leonard Starts November 25 $65, Members $60

Lil’ Artists 5 Weeks

5 Weeks

Music and art collide in this fun and creative combination class. We’ll begin with songs, instruments and dance before moving to the art table to explore paint, collage and clay. Encourage motor development, social skills and visual thinking through an inspiring and art-filled time.

Monday 11-11:45am KC Dix Starts November 20

Monday 10–10:45am KC Dix Starts November 20

$80, Members $75

$80, Members $75

4 Weeks

Thursday 10–10:45am Anna Soltys Starts November 30 $65, Members $60

28 EARLY WINTER CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

Friday 9–9:45am Mike Altergott Starts November 24 $80, Members $75


2017 Early Winter Class Calendar Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Open to all 0-4 year-olds

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Lil’ Music Jam 9-9:45am

6-12 month-olds

Lil’ Movers 11am-11:45am

1-2 year-olds

Lil’ Artists 11-11:45am

1-4 year-olds

Lil’ Artists 9-9:45am

2-4 year-olds

Lil’ Artists 10-10:45am

Lil’ Artists 10-10:45am

Lil’ Artists 2-2:45pm

Lil’ Artists 9:30-10:15am

Lil’ Studio 9-9:45am

Lil’ Studio 9:30-10:15am

3-4 year-olds

Lillstreet Art Center Present

Lil’Kidstreet

Saturday December 16th, 10am $10 All Ages ( FREE! for under one years old ) Lillstreet Loft 4437 N Ravenswood Chicago, IL Advanced registration on our website

Register Today! Visit LILLSTREET.COM or Call 773.769.4226

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Create. Meet. Celebrate. Create. Meet. Celebrate.

Lillstreet Loft 4437 N Ravenswood | Chicago

Experience our newly redesigned event space, Lillstreet Loft. This 2,000 sq. ft. private venue is located in the heart of Ravenswood. Perfect for corporate meetings, social events and private celebrations. This intimate venue is designed to easily accommodate a variety of events – be they simple, functional or elegant.

For availability and rates, please contact us at events@lillstreet.com or 773.895.7025.

Lillstreetloft.com


Membership Benefits

Policies & Procedures

Be a part of the Lillstreet Community by becoming a member today. You will join a supportive and friendly art community and have access to all the great benefits listed below:

Office & Gallery Hours:

Artist Membership: $40/year • Discounts on classes and workshops • VIP membership card • Discounts at participating art supply stores and other community services

Monday-Thursday: 10am-7:30pm Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm Sunday: 10am-5pm Register Early! Classes Fill Quickly. We strongly encourage you to preregister to ensure a space in class. Registration is accepted on a firstcome, first-served basis with a 50% deposit required. Workshops must be paid in full at time of registration. Balance is due on the first day of class. Lillstreet accepts payments by Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover. Checks should be made payable to lillstreet art center.

• 10% off of gallery purchases

Holidays & Missed Classes: For classes that fall on holidays, it is

Family Membership: $75/year (for 2 people)

up to individual teachers and students to decide whether to hold the class or to schedule a make up class later in the session. Missed classes may only be made up within the same class session.

Receive all the benefits of an Artist Membership plus: • Attend an available workshop and receive a 2-for-1 offer (One per year, some restrictions apply) • Members’ price on children’s camps (for 2 people) Family Membership: $110/year (for 3 or more people) Receive all of the benefits above plus: • One free family workshop per year, some restrictions apply

Private Lessons Would you prefer individualized instruction over a classroom situation? Is there a specific technique you’ve always wanted to learn but don’t have the time to commit to a 10 week class? If this is what you’ve been looking for we have some options for you to choose from. • A two-hour minimum commitment is required. • Your customized lesson can be for one person, two or three. • No previous experience necessary. • Private classes can be set up in any of our departments. • Your lesson includes open studio time on the day of your lesson only; it does not include open studio for the week.

Pricing structure: $75 per hour for one-on-one instruction $60 per hour, per student for two $50 per hour, per student for three Contact us for more information: customclasses@lillstreet.com

Getting To Lillstreet We are located on the northeast corner of Montrose and Ravenswood.

Public Transportation: Take the CTA Brown Line to Montrose, or use Montrose Bus #78. The Metra Union Pacific North line Ravenswood stop is located four blocks north of Lillstreet.

Car: We are three blocks west of Ashland and four blocks east of Damen. On-street parking is available. Complete directions at lillstreet.com/ directions.

Class Age Restrictions: All classes are for ages 16 years and older unless otherwise noted.

Tools & Materials: Students may be required to purchase a tool kit from lillstreet, or other materials in order to complete class work. Unless otherwise specified, materials will be provided for the first class session and students will receive a supply list for purchase.

Cancellations & Refunds (Please Read Carefully)

Cancellations: Classes are canceled when enrollment minimums are not reached. Students will be notified if classes are canceled and will be eligible for a full refund or class credit. Tuition credits are good indefinitely toward any classes, workshops or gallery items and are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Refund Policy For Dropped Classes And Workshops: Tuition is refundable for all classes and workshops dropped more than one week prior to the session start date, minus a $40 processing fee. Classes dropped during the week prior to the start of the class session are eligible for a studio credit only (no refunds). Classes dropped during the first week of the session are eligible for a 50% studio credit (no refund). Classes dropped after the first week of the session are not eligible for a credit or refund except in cases of documented medical emergency with physician’s note. Students are responsible for notifying the lillstreet staff that they wish to drop a class or workshop. Not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal or cancellation of tuition or fees. Creative retreats, visiting artist workshops, and summer camps have separate cancellation policies. Please see each class for their individual policies. See complete policy information at lillstreet.com.

EARLY WINTER SESSION

Dropped on or before 11/6/17 11/12/17

Adult/Child Classes

Refund minus $40 or full class credit

Dropped between 11/13/17 11/19/17 No refund – class credit only

Dropped between 11/20/17 11/26/17

Dropped after 11/27/17

No refund – half class credit

No refund or class credit

Refund Policy For Dropped Workshops: • If dropped one full week prior to start date, refund minus $40 or full class credit. • If dropped 3-6 days before start date, no refunds – class credit only. • If dropped less than 3 days before start of workshop, no refund or class credit.


GALLERY | CL ASSES | STUDIOS

4 4 0 1 N . R AV E N S W O O D CHICAGO, IL 60640 773 .769.4226

LI LLSTRE ET.COM Early Winter Classes Begin the Weeks of NOVEMBER 20 & NOVEMBER 27

SAVE UP TO $10 ON CLASSES WHEN YOU REGISTER AND PAY IN FULL BY NOVEMBER 6

L I L L ST R E E T G A L L E RY

November 17 - December 31 Showcasing works from over 25 local and national artists in a curated exhibition of handmade ceramic, wood and glass wares.

NOVEMBER

Featured Artists: Featured Jewelry Artist:

Peter Antor

Featured Ceramic Artist:

Benjamin Cirgin

Come meet the artists and shop an expanded selection of their inventory as Lillstreet Gallery hosts Lisa Slodki and Peter Antor for Trunk Shows.

December 16, 11-6 & December 17, 11-5

L I L L S T R E E T G A L L E R Y. C O M

Lillstreet Early Winter Classes 2017  

Classes Begin the Weeks of November 20 & November 27