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mr.k's school of art - art classes

A branch of Dan Kay Art dedicated to the instruction and refinement of art skills with art classes.

You may also book Dan Kay Art for private, individual lessons, a painting club, park district class, or any social gathering.

ART 101

A Guided Study In Creativity

In Art club, students are encouraged to express themselves freely through their medium of choice.  There will be a plethora of art supplies on hand from drawing media to painting media, stencils, texture plates, and clay.   This art class provides freedom of choice for the students’ size and subject that they want to work with. The instructor, Mr. K, Dan Kwarcinski, is well-versed in almost all forms of fine-artistry and will provide ample examples and instruction throughout the course.

Forest Park, IL - Art 101 - Park District Of Forest Park

Registration 708-366-7500

Classes located at The Park District Of Forest Park – Administrative Building
7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130

ART 101 Fall Session 4: Fridays – December 9, 16 (All Christmas-Themed Projects) – 3:15 to 5:00PM
ART 101 Winter Session: Fridays – January 6, 13, 20 – 3:15 to 5:00PM
“PAINT!”: Friday – February 10 – 3:15 to 5:00PM

Prices vary.  Contact the Park District of Forest Park, go to pdofp.org, or call 708-366-7500, for pricing and more info.

Franklin Park, IL - Art 101 - Leyden Township Parks & Rec

Registration 847-451-5144

Classes located at Leyden Township Community Center
2620 N. Mannheim Road Franklin Park, IL 60131

ART 101 FAL/WIN Session 3: Thursdays – December 8, 15 – Christmas-Themed Projects – 3:30PM to 4:30PM
ART 101 FAL/WIN Session 4: Thursdays – January 5, 12, 19 – 3:30PM to 4:30PM

Prices vary.  Contact Leyden Township Parks and Recreation, 847-451-5144, for pricing and more info.

ART 200

Advanced Drawing & Painting

The goal of this class is to experiment and master a variety of drawing and painting medium including: chalk pastels, oil pastels, acrylic paint, and watercolor paint.  In this course we will be concentrating on developing technique.  We will experiment with different ways to use these mediums and research techniques used by the great masters of the arts. 

Franklin Park, IL - ART 200 - Leyden Township Parks & Rec

Registration 847-451-5144

Classes located at Leyden Township Community Center
2620 N. Mannheim Road Franklin Park, IL 60131

ART 200 FAL/WIN Session 3: Thursdays – December 8, 15 (Christmas-Themed Projects) – 4:35PM to 5:45PM
ART 200 FAL/WIN Session 4: Thursdays – January 5, 12 – 4:35PM to 5:45PM

Prices vary.  Contact Leyden Township Parks and Recreation, 847-451-5144, for pricing and more info.

Forest Park, IL - ART 200 - Park District of Forest Park

Registration 708-366-7500

Classes located at The Park District Of Forest Park – Administrative Building
7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130

ART 200 Summer Session 3: Fridays -July 8, 15, 22 – 5:15 to 7:00PM
ART 200 Summer Session 4:Fridays -August 12, 19 – 5:15 to 7:00PM
ART 200 Fall Session 1: Fridays – September 9, 16. 23 – 5:15 to 6:45PM
ART 200 Fall Session 2: Fridays -October 7, 14, 21 – 5:15 to 6:45PM
ART 200 Fall Session 3: Fridays – November 4, 18 – 5:15 to 6:45PM

Prices vary.  Contact the Park District of Forest Park, 708-366-7500, for pricing and more info.

Franklin Park, IL - ART 200 - Leyden Township Parks & Rec

Registration 847-451-5144

Classes located at Leyden Township Community Center
2620 N. Mannheim Road Franklin Park, IL 60131

ART 200 FAL/WIN Session 3: Thursdays – December 8, 15 (Christmas-Themed Projects) – 4:35PM to 5:45PM
ART 200 FAL/WIN Session 4: Thursdays – January 5, 12 – 4:35PM to 5:45PM

Prices vary.  Contact Leyden Township Parks and Recreation, 847-451-5144, for pricing and more info.

Family-Friendly Social Painting Parties

Now offering an exciting new painting class for EVERYONE!!  These step-by-step classes are great for a family bonding experience that everyone will treasure.  You will share in a fun social event, – with a break to enjoy some pizza – and bring home ready-to-frame 16×20” masterpieces on canvas.  They will look great as a group of family paintings, or in separate rooms of your house.   This is a great opportunity for everyone to bond and paint with friends.  All supplies are provided.

*To ensure your spot at an easel be pre-registered 3 days in advance!! We also request students wear clothing that can take a few accidental splatters.

We currently have no family-style paint parties currently scheduled – check back often – there will be more soon!

Wine & Paint social gatherings are a great pace to mingle, share a few drinks, and have fun creating some beautiful artwork!  Perfect for a “Girls’ Night Out”, a date night, or a get-together with friends.  We make the atmosphere as comfortable and inspiring as possible by allowing you to share a drink or two while taking inspiring art lessons from talented professional artists. By signing up for one of our courses, you are provided with an ideal opportunity to create friendships while having an excellent time doing an activity that is really fun and very therapeutic. 

*To ensure your spot at an easel be pre-registered 3 days in advance!! We also request students wear clothing that can take a few accidental splatters.

Leyden Township Parks and Recreation – Location TBD
Wine & Paint (21+) Thursday, December 22nd, 5:45 to 8:05 PM (Location TBD)
Wine & Paint (21+) Thursday, January 19th, 5:45 to 8:05 PM (Location TBD)

 

Park District of Forest Park – Location TBD
Wine & Paint (21+) Friday, February 25th (Location TBD)

A new twist to art-party craze sweeping the nation: Dine & Paint parties!  These social gatherings are a great pace to mingle, share some awesome, local cuisine, and have fun creating some beautiful artwork!  Perfect for a “Girls’ Night Out”, a date night, or a get-together with friends.  We make the atmosphere as comfortable and inspiring as possible by allowing you to share in an experience taking inspiring art lessons from talented, professional artists. By signing up for one of our courses, you are provided with an ideal opportunity to create friendships while having an excellent time doing an activity that is really fun and very therapeutic. 

*To ensure your spot at an easel be pre-registered 3 days in advance!! We also request students wear clothing that can take a few accidental splatters.

 

For tickets, pricing, and more info, call:
708-366-7500 (Park District of Forest Park events)
847-451-5144 (Leyden Township Parks And Recreation events)

img_logoBook Your Own Event

To find out more about booking your own Wine&Paint, Dine&Paint, or Pizza&Paint visit Dan and his painting partners, “Painting and Creations” at:
www.PaintingAndCreations.com 

Awesome Examples of Student Art From Art Classes

art classes by mr.k - "let's art"