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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 – KIDS ART CLUB

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 different art supplies on hand each day; From drawing media to painting media, stencils, texture plates, and clay.  This Summertime 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.

More classes coming soon!

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

Summer Session 1: Monday through Thursday – July 9, 10, 11, 12th – 1:05 to 2:05PM

 

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

COMIC BOOK ART

Advanced Drawing & Painting

In this course our students will develop, create, and publish their very own comic strips/books.  We will look at techniques used by illustrators and comic-making professionals to learn new techniques and advice on how to make your comic a success.  Students may work individually or in groups with the final goal being a completed Park District Comic Book.

Forest Park, IL - 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

Summer Session: Monday – Thurday 1:15 -2:30PM June 18, 19, 20, and 21st

 

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

ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS

LEARN TO DRAW – GET TREMENDOUSLY BETTER AT DRAWING IN ONLY 1 WEEK!

(for Teens and Adults)

Have you always wanted to learn to draw, but didn’t know how to start?  
Do your people look like stick figures and your portraits look like smiley faces?  
Learn To Draw is a one-week crash-course focussing on making YOU better at drawing!  You will learn: how to sketch, proper drawing methods, shading techniques, and how to find form and value in a composition.  You will practice using facial proportion, drawing the human body, and using perspective systems to create space.  
Forest Park, IL - 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

Summer Session: Monday through Thurday – 6:45 to 7:35PM – July 16, 17, 18, & 19th

 

 

Prices vary.  Contact the Park District of Forest Park, 708-366-7500, 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.

PIZZA & PAINT – WESTDALE PARK, MEROSE PARK, IL: 

Friday – April 27th – 5:45PM to 8:05PM
Friday – June 22nd – 5:45PM to 8:05PM
Friday – July 20th – 5:45PM to 8:05PM
Thursday – September 27th – 5:45PM to 8:05PM

$50 for a pair.  $20 for each add’l.
Ages 7 & Up.
Contact Leyden Township Parks and Recreation, 847-451-5144, for more info.

Register at paintingandcreations.com 

PIZZA & PAINT – PARK DISTRICT OF FOREST PARK

Saturday – July 21st – 5:45PM to 7:35PM

$50 for a pair.  $20 for each add’l. Ages 7 & Up.  Contact The Park District of Forest Park at 708-366-7500 for more info.

 

Register at paintingandcreations.com

Wine & Paint social gatherings for 21+ 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.

Possums Pub – Melrose Park, IL
Wine & Paint (21+)

Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30 to 8:50 PM
$30 per person.  Ages 21 and older only.

Register online: paintingandcreations.com

 


 

Underpass Restaurant & Lounge – Franklin Park, IL

Wine & Paint (21+)

Sunday, June 24th, 2:30 to 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 29th, 2:30 to 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 26th, 2:30 to 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 23rd, 2:30 to 5:00 PM

$30 per person.  Ages 21 and older only.
Register online: paintingandcreations.com

 

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

Online Comics by Spring Session Art Club

(2nd through 6th graders)

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

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