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The School of Art offers a wide variety of professionally taught art classes in Batavia IL. They come in the form of both courses and workshops. Our classes accommodate beginner through advanced students, and include classes for children and teens.

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CHILDREN’S CLASSES

Develop your child’s artistic skills and creative drive with our comprehensive art studio courses for age 7-13.

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Courses and Workshops

  • Studio Art for Kids (ages 7-13)
  • Paint Your Pet Workshop (ages 8-13)

Summer Art Camps (ages 7-13)

  • Multimedia Art Camp
  • Clay for Kids Art Camp
  • Kids Can Cartoon Camp

FINE ART SERIES

Artists from beginner through advanced levels are offered high quality drawing, painting, and printmaking classes at Water Street Studios.

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Drawing Classes

  • Foundational Drawing
  • Drawing with Color 1
  • Figure and Portrait Drawing
  • Life Drawing Sessions
  • Art Journal Sketching

Painting Classes

  • Oil Painting
  • Oil Painting Techniques
  • Watercolor Painting
  • Acrylic Painting: Plants and Nature
  • Plein Air Painting

Printmaking Classes

  • Tour of Printmaking 1
  • Tour of Printmaking 2
  • Screen Printing 1: Introduction Workshop
  • Screen Printing 2: Collage Chaos
  • Introduction to Relief Printmaking

ARTISAN SERIES

Build your skills in ceramics, metal sculpture, metal and glass jewelry, and mosaics in our professionally taught artisan classes.

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Ceramics

  • Introduction to Wheel Throwing
  • Clay Sculpture with Conceptual Design
  • Introduction to Figurative Ceramics
  • Introduction to Hand Building Ceramics

Glass Jewelry

  • Introduction to Glass Beadmaking
  • Basics and Beyond Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

Metal Jewelry

  • Metalsmithing for Jewelry Fabrication  
  • Beyond Beginner Metalsmithing

Metal Sculpture

  • Introduction to Metal Sculpture (Private Instruction)

Mosaics

  • Introduction to Mosaics

FOR FUN OR PROFIT

Take your hobby to the professional level with classes in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, hand lettering and mixed media collage.

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Hand Lettering

  • Learn to Letter

Digital Design

  • Adobe Illustrator (Private Instruction)
  • Adobe InDesign (Private Instruction)
  • Adobe Photoshop (Private Instruction)

Mixed Media / Collage

  • Mixed Media Paper Creation
  • Mixed Media Canvas Art