Soapstone Carving with Chris Bittner

Soapstone Carving with Chris Bittner

Students will be introduced to soapstone as an easy-to-carve artistic material. We will learn about soapstone’s origins, uses and properties, proper use of tools and safety practices. During the class, each student will use rasps and sandpaper to carve and...
Adventures with Cold Wax Oil Painting

Adventures with Cold Wax Oil Painting

Adventures with Cold Wax Oil Painting October 11 – 12 – 13 9:00am – noon Instructor: Isabel Kumerz 300techniques@gmail.com In this three-day workshop, we will focus on abstract painting achieved through a layering process and color interactions. We will use cold wax...

Pick Up from Form & Fire Show

Artists participating in the Form & Fire Show should pick up works on Sunday, October 27 between 4-6pm at the Downtown Gallery. We have no storage space so please make arrangements for someone to retrieve your pieces if you are unable.
Intro to Gouache

Intro to Gouache

Less common than acrylic or watercolor–but sharing qualities of both–gouache is a fun and versatile opaque water-based paint. Try your hand at this often-overlooked medium in a session that includes an instructor demo followed by painting a small...

Receiving for Abstraction Show

Artists who have registered for the Abstraction Show should bring their piece to the art center in Lemont between 5-7pm on Wednesday, November 13. Please make sure it is ready to hang and labeled on the front and back with the provided labels or else a piece of paper...